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Ringtailed Lemur Biology

Lemur catta in Madagascar

€ 228.60

This volume includes up-to-date field research on the longest-studied and best known of lemur species. It contains articles by scientists from America, Europe, Japan and Madag


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Contributors xiii
PART I: DISTRIBUTION: RINGTAILED LEMURS IN MADAGASCAR 1(52)
1. The Distribution and Biogeography of the Ringtailed Lemur (Lemur catta) in Madagascar
3(13)
Steven M. Goodman, Soava V. Rakotoarisoa, and Lucienne Wilm TD>
2. A Preliminary Estimate of Lemur catta Population Density Using Satellite Imagery
16(16)
Robert W. Sussman, Sean Sweeney, Glen M. Green, Ingrid Porton, O.L. Andrianasolondraibe, and Joelisoa Ratsirarson
3. Berenty Reserve: A Research Site in Southern Madagascar
32(11)
Alison Jolly, Naoki Koyama, Hantanirina Rasamimanana, Helen Crowley, and George Williams
4. Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve: A Research Site in Southwestern Madagascar
43(10)
Robert W. Sussman and Joelisoa Ratsirarson
PART II: RINGTAILS AND THEIR FORESTS: FEEDING AND RANGING 53(132)
5. Plant Species Fed on by Lemur catta in Gallery Forests of the Southern Domain of Madagascar
55(14)
Bruno Simmen, Michelle L. Sauther, Takayo Soma, Hantanirina Rasamimanana, Robert. W. Sussman, Alison Jolly, Laurent Tarnaud, and Annette Hladik
6. Tamarind Recruitment and Long-Term Stability in the Gallery Forest at Berenty, Madagascar
69(17)
Kathryn Blumenfeld-Jones, Tahirihasina M. Randriamboavonjy, George Williams, Anne S. Mertl-Millhollen, Susan Pinkus, and Hantanirina Rasamimanana
7. Home Ranges of Ringtailed Lemur Troops and the Density of Large Trees at Berenty Reserve, Madagascar
86(16)
Naoki Koyaina, Takayo Soma, Shinichiro Ichino, and Y Takahata
8. The Influence of Tamarind Tree Quality and Quantity on Lemur catta Behavior
102(17)
Anne S. Mertl-Millhollen, Hajarimanitra Rambeloarivony, Wendy Miles, Veronica A. Kaiser, Lisa Gray, Loretta T. Dorn, George Williams, and Hantanirina Rasamimanana
9. Feeding Competition Between Introduced Eulemur fulvus and Native Lemur catta During the Birth Season at Berenty Reserve, Southern Madagascar
119(22)
Susan Pinkus, James N.M. Smith, and Alison Jolly
10. Tradition and Novelty: Lemur catta Feeding Strategy on Introduced Tree Species at Berenty Reserve
141(19)
Takayo Soma
11. Diet Quality and Taste Perception of Plant Secondary Metabolites by Lemur catta
160(25)
B. Simmen, S. Peronny, M. Jeanson, A. Hladik, and A. Marez
PART III: SOCIAL BEHAVIOR WITHIN AND BETWEEN TROOPS 185(126)
12. Territory as Bet-hedging: Lemur catta in a Rich Forest and an Erratic Climate
187(21)
Alison Jolly, Hantanirina Rasamimanana, Marisa Braun, Tracy Dubovick, Christopher Mills, and George Williams
13. Resource Defense in Lemur catta: The Importance of Group Size
208(25)
R. Ethan Pride, Dina Felantsoa, Tahiry Randriamboavonjy, and Randriambelona
14. Social Changes in a Wild Population of Ringtailed Lemurs (Lemur catta) at Berenty, Madagascar
233(12)
Shinichiro Ichino and Naoki Koyama
15. Obsession with Agonistic Power
245(26)
Michael. E. Pereira
16. Male and Female Ringtailed Lemurs` Energetic Strategy Does Not Explain Female Dominance
271(25)
Hantanirina Rasamimanana, Vonjy N. Andrianome, Hajaritnanitra Rambeloarivony, and Patrick Pasquet
17. Male Sociality and Integration During the Dispersal Process in Lemur catta: A Case Study
296(15)
Lisa Gould
PART IV: HEALTH AND DISEASE 311(56)
18. Patterns of Health, Disease, and Behavior Among Wild Ringtailed Lemurs, Lemur catta: Effects of Habitat and Sex
313
Michelle L. Sauther, Krista D. Fish, Frank P. Cuozzo, David S. Millet; Mandala Hunter-Ishikawa, and Heather Culbertson
19. Bald Lemur Syndrome and the Miracle Tree: Alopecia Associated with Leucaena leucocephala at Berenty Reserve, Madagascar
112(231)
Graham C. Crawford, Louis-Expert Andriafaneva, Kathryn Blumenfeld-Jones, Gary Calaba, Linda Clarke, Lisa Gray, Shinichiro Ichino, Alison Jolly, Naoki Koyama, Anne Mertl-Millhollen, Susan Ostpak, R. Ethan Pride, Hantanirina Rasamimanana, Bruno Simmen, Takayo Soma, Laurent Tarnaud, Alison Tew, and George Williams
20. Temporal Change in Tooth Size Among Ringtailed Lemurs (Lemur catta) at the Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve, Madagascar: Effects of an Environmental Fluctuation
343(24)
Frank P. Cuozzo and Michelle L. Sauther
Index 367
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Hardback
378 pagina's
Januari 2006
689 gram
241 x 159 x 25 mm
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. us

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