New Perspectives in the Study of Mesoamerican Primates

Distribution, Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation

ISBN: 978-0-387-25854-6 (Print) 978-0-387-25872-0 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Movements of a wild night monkey (Aotus trivirgatus)

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      Pages 1-22

      Overview of the Mesoamerican Primate Fauna, Primate Studies, and Conservation Concerns

  2. Taxonomy and Biogeography

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      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 25-27

      Introduction: Taxonomy and Biogeography

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      Pages 29-79

      Taxonomy and Distributions of Mesoamerican Primates

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      Pages 81-114

      The Biogeographic History of Mesoamerican Primates

  3. Population Responses to Disturbance

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      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-120

      Introduction: Population Responses to Disturbance

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      Pages 121-142

      Demographic Features of Alouatta pigra Populations in Extensive and Fragmented Forests

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      Pages 143-163

      Population Structure of Black Howlers (Alouatta pigra) in Southern Belize and Responses to Hurricane Iris

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      Pages 165-188

      The Effects of Forest Fragment Age, Isolation, Size, Habitat Type, and Water Availability on Monkey Density in a Tropical Dry Forest

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      Pages 189-213

      Forest Fragmentation and Its Effects on the Feeding Ecology of Black Howlers (Alouatta pigra) from the Calakmul Area in Mexico

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      Pages 215-240

      Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Alouatta Pigra in Tropical Rainforest in Lacandona, Chiapas, Mexico: Implications for Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

  4. Behavior and Ecology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 241-241

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      Pages 243-246

      Introduction: Behavior and Ecology

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      Pages 247-263

      Average Body Weight for Mantled Howling Monkeys (Alouatta palliata): An Assessment of Average Values and Variability

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      Pages 265-285

      An Exploratory Analysis of Developmental Plasticity in Costa Rican Mantled Howler Monkeys (Alouatta palliata palliata)

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      Pages 287-309

      Travel Patterns and Spatial Mapping in Nicaraguan Mantled Howler Monkeys (Alouatta palliata)

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      Pages 311-332

      Use of Landmark Cues to Locate Feeding Sites in Wild Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus capucinus): An Experimental Field Study

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      Pages 333-348

      Leap, Bridge, or Ride? Ontogenetic Influences on Positional Behavior in Cebus and Alouatta

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      Pages 349-365

      Food Choice by Juvenile Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus capucinus) in a Tropical Dry Forest

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      Pages 367-386

      Why Be Alpha Male? Dominance and Reproductive Success in Wild White-Faced Capuchins (Cebus capucinus)

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      Pages 387-409

      Post-conceptive Mating in White-Faced Capuchins, Cebus capucinus: Hormonal and Sociosexual Patterns of Cycling, Noncycling, and Pregnant Females

  5. Conservation and Management Policies

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      Pages 411-411

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      Pages 413-416

      Introduction: Conservation and Management Policies

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