Primate Anti-Predator Strategies

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ISBN: 978-0-387-34807-0 (Print) 978-0-387-34810-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Predation Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-26

      Predation and Primate Cognitive Evolution

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      Pages 27-59

      Predation on Primates: A Biogeographical Analysis

  3. Anti-Predator Strategies of Nocturnal Primates

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-76

      Primates and Other Prey in the Seasonally Variable Diet of Cryptoprocta ferox in the Dry Deciduous Forest of Western Madagascar

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      Pages 77-99

      Predation on Lemurs in the Rainforest of Madagascar by Multiple Predator Species: Observations and Experiments

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      Pages 100-126

      Predation, Communication, and Cognition in Lemurs

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      Pages 127-145

      A Consideration of Leaping Locomotion as a Means of Predator Avoidance in Prosimian Primates

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      Pages 146-172

      Anti-Predator Strategies of Cathemeral Primates: Dealing with Predators of the Day and the Night

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      Pages 173-205

      Moonlight and Behavior in Nocturnal and Cathemeral Primates, Especially Lepilemur leucopus: Illuminating Possible Anti-Predator Efforts

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      Pages 206-221

      A Comparison of Calling Patterns in Two Nocturnal Primates, Otolemur crassicaudatus and Galago moholi as a Guide to Predation Risk

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      Pages 222-240

      Predator Defense by Slender Lorises and Pottos

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      Pages 241-252

      The Response of Spectral Tarsiers Toward Avian and Terrestrial Predators

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      Pages 253-272

      Talking Defensively, a Dual Use for the Brachial Gland Exudate of Slow and Pygmy Lorises

  4. Anti-Predator Strategies of Non-Nocturnal Primates

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 273-273

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      Pages 275-288

      Anti-Predator Strategies in a Diurnal Prosimian, the Ring-Tailed Lemur (Lemur catta), at the Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve, Madagascar

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      Pages 289-307

      Howler Monkeys and Harpy Eagles: A Communication Arms Race

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      Pages 308-338

      Effects of Habitat Structure on Perceived Risk of Predation and Anti-Predator Behavior of Vervet (Cercopithecus aethiops) and Patas (Erythrocebus patas) Monkeys

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      Pages 339-354

      Predation Risk and Habitat Use in Chacma Baboons (Papio hamadryas ursinus)

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      Pages 355-381

      Reconstructing Hominin Interactions with Mammalian Carnivores (6.0–1.8 Ma)

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 383-393