Primates pp 949-957 | Cite as

Translocation of Primates

  • Shirley C. Strum
  • Charles H. Southwick
Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)

Abstract

Active primate conservation and management is becoming increasingly important to the long-term survival of populations and species as habitats are destroyed and animals exploited. The future of many species may depend on modifying current directions and exploring new survival possibilities. Translocation is an established but little used conservation and management technique for primates that may have great future potential.

Keywords

Sugar Cage Transportation Cane Colombia 

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  • Shirley C. Strum
  • Charles H. Southwick

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