World's vanishing primates
- Aye-aye. Martin, James // Ranger Rick;Apr99, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p36
Describes the eye-aye, a primate, that is one of the rarest and `weirdest' animals in the world. Physical description; Home in the forests of Madagascar; Danger of extinction. INSET: Help on the way.
- SIMIAN SOURCES AND SINKS: INCORPORATING SPATIAL INFORMATION ON HABITAT QUALITY INTO CONSERVATION PLANS FOR ENDANGERED PRIMATES. Marshall, A. J. // International Journal of Primatology;Feb2006 Supplement, Vol. 27, p92
The article presents an abstract of the paper "Simian Sources and Sinks: Incorporating Spatial Information on Habitat Quality Into Conservation Plans for Endangered Primates," by A. J. Marshall, at the Twenty-First Congress of the International Primatological Society to be held in Entebbe,...
- WORLD'S MOST ENDANGERED PRIMATES. Mittermeier, R. A.; Rylands, A. B.; Aguiar, J. M // International Journal of Primatology;Feb2006 Supplement, Vol. 27, p227
The article presents an abstract of the paper "World's Most Endangered Primates," by R.A. Mittermeier and colleagues, to be presented at the 21st Congress of the International Primatological Society in Entebbe, Uganda on June 25-30, 2006.
- GASTROINTESTINAL PARASITES OF CRITICALLY ENDANGERED PRIMATES ENDEMIC TO TANA RIVER, KENYA: TANA RIVER RED COLOBUS (PROCOLOBUS RUFOMITRATUS) AND CRESTED MANGABEY (CERCOCEBUS GALERITUS). Mbora, David N. M.; Munene, Elephas // Journal of Parasitology;Oct2006, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p928
The article reports on the fecal egg counts of gastrointestinal parasites of endangered primates endemic to the forest of Tana River, Kenya, to quantify the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites. The crested mangabey are predicted to have higher prevalence of parasites than the Tana River red...
- Lemursâ€¦"From Madagascar to North Carolina". // North Carolina's Adventures, Mysteries, Legends & Ghost Stories;2006, p102
This article presents information on lemurs at the Duke University Lemur Center in North Carolina. All wild lemurs are found on the African island of Madagascar. Lemurs are small primates from the family Lemuridae. They are related to apes and moneys. There are over 60 varieties of lemurs in...
- ERRATUM. // CheckList;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
A correction to the article "Primates, Pitheciidae, Callicebus Barbarabrownae Hershkovitz, 1990: New Localities for the Critically Endangered Titi Monkey in the SÃ£o Francisco Basin, State of Sergipe, Brazil" that was published in the previous issue is presented.
- The Perils of Primates. Wolfheim, Jaclyn H. // Natural History;Oct76, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p90
Discusses the ultimate and proximate factors contributing to the decline of a species. Genetic information and evolutionary history of the species; Ultimate component of a species' status; Importance of demography in determining the survival potential of a species; Serious threats of habitat...
- HANGING ON. Elegant, Simon // Time International (South Pacific Edition);7/2/2001, Issue 26, p60
Reports on the survival of orangutans. Destruction of forests in Sumatra and Borneo which threaten the monkeys with extinction; Similarities between orangutans and humans; Efforts of forester Willie Smits to save the orangutans; Suggestion that orangutans can help humans learn about their origins.
- The Peaceful Primates. Bergman, Charles // Smithsonian;Jun99, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p78
Focuses on the squirrel monkeys of Costa Rica. How the species, Saimiri oerstedii, is critically endangered; Eating habits; Mating habits; Comments by Sue Boinski, a professor of anthropology and comparative medicine at the University of Florida.