, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 424–431 | Cite as

Seasonal and habitat differences in the abundance of primates in the Amazon (Tapajos) National Park, Brazil

  • Lyn C. Branch
Short Communications


Twelve species of primates occur in the Amazon (Tapajós) National Park. The abundance of these species varies with habitat type and extent of human disturbance. Seasonality of rainfall and river level significantly affect the abundance of primates in seasonally inundated forest but not in upland forest types.


Habitat Type Forest Type Animal Ecology Human Disturbance Upland Forest 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lyn C. Branch
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  1. 1.Department of Forestry and Resource ManagementUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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