Book 2012

Long-Term Field Studies of Primates


ISBN: 978-3-642-22513-0 (Print) 978-3-642-22514-7 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      The Values and Challenges of Long-Term Field Studies

  3. Madagascar

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

    2. Chapter

      Pages 21-44

      Berenty Reserve, Madagascar: A Long Time in a Small Space

    3. Chapter

      Pages 45-66

      Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve: Long-Term Research on Lemurs in Southwestern Madagascar

    4. Chapter

      Pages 67-100

      Long-Term Lemur Research at Centre Valbio, Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar

    5. Chapter

      Pages 101-121

      A 15-Year Perspective on the Social Organization and Life History of Sifaka in Kirindy Forest

  4. America

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

    2. Chapter

      Pages 125-140

      The Northern Muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus): Lessons on Behavioral Plasticity and Population Dynamics from a Critically Endangered Species

    3. Chapter

      Pages 141-163

      The Lomas Barbudal Monkey Project: Two Decades of Research on Cebus capucinus

    4. Chapter

      Pages 165-184

      Tracking Neotropical Monkeys in Santa Rosa: Lessons from a Regenerating Costa Rican Dry Forest

    5. Chapter

      Pages 185-212

      The Group Life Cycle and Demography of Brown Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus [apella] nigritus) in Iguazú National Park, Argentina

  5. Asia

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

    2. Chapter

      Pages 215-236

      Social Organization and Male Residence Pattern in Phayre’s Leaf Monkeys

    3. Chapter

      Pages 237-258

      White-Handed Gibbons of Khao Yai: Social Flexibility, Complex Reproductive Strategies, and a Slow Life History

  6. Africa

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 259-259

    2. Chapter

      Pages 261-287

      The Amboseli Baboon Research Project: 40 Years of Continuity and Change

    3. Chapter

      Pages 289-311

      The 30-Year Blues: What We Know and Don’t Know About Life History, Group Size, and Group Fission of Blue Monkeys in the Kakamega Forest, Kenya

    4. Chapter

      Pages 313-338

      Long-Term Research on Chimpanzee Behavioral Ecology in Kibale National Park, Uganda

    5. Chapter

      Pages 339-356

      Long-Term Field Studies of Chimpanzees at Mahale Mountains National Park, Tanzania

    6. Chapter

      Pages 357-384

      Long-Term Studies of the Chimpanzees of Gombe National Park, Tanzania

    7. Chapter

      Pages 385-412

      Long-Term Research on Grauer’s Gorillas in Kahuzi-Biega National Park, DRC: Life History, Foraging Strategies, and Ecological Differentiation from Sympatric Chimpanzees

    8. Chapter

      Pages 413-433

      Long-Term Studies on Wild Bonobos at Wamba, Luo Scientific Reserve, D. R. Congo: Towards the Understanding of Female Life History in a Male-Philopatric Species

  7. Summary

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 435-435

    2. Chapter

      Pages 437-449

      Long-Term, Individual-Based Field Studies

    3. Chapter

      Pages E1-E4

      Erratum to

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 451-460