Seasonal and age-related differential mortality by sex in the Mantled Howler monkey,Alouatta palliata
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Age-specific, differential mortality occurs between male and female mantled howler monkeys, Alouatta palliata,on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. A peak in mortality between 5 and 7 years is seen in males but not infernales. Dates when howler cadavers have been found suggest a seasonal mortality, with peaks in July and perhaps also in December through January.
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International Journal of Primatology
Volume 2, Issue 3 , pp 197-205
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- 1. Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico, 87131, Albuquerque, New Mexico
- 2. Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, 87131, Albuquerque, New Mexico
- 3. Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 20560, Washington, D.C.