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Abstract of The XIXTH Congress the International Primatological Society - Caring for Primates


By: Chinese Academy of Sciences (Editor)

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Paperback | Jan 2000 | #223732
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Language: English

The 19th International Primatological Society Congres was held in Beijin, China, in 2002. These are its abstracts.


1. Priorities for primate conservation in the first decade of the 21st cetury
2. Evolution, systematics, phylogeny and functional anatomy of Asia colobines
3. Models of speciation in Sulawesi primates
4. Mating, birth and parental care strategies of nocturnal prosimians
5. Recent progress in the research on monkey B virus and related primate a-herpesvirus
6. Hemosiderosis and lemurs-incidence, diagnosis, genetics and dietary prevention
7. Primate molecular systematic and conservation genetics
8. Primate origins of culture: Recent progress in the wild and in the loboratory
9. Bi-directional pathogen transmission between humans and wild nonhuman primates Implications for primate conservation and human health
10. Primates in Zoos: Integrating welfare and conservation
11. Ecology, behavior, and conservation biology on Chinese primates
12. Developing successful conservation programs for primates: Field initiatives, education programs, and influencing decision makers
13. Indonesian primate conservation: Status, distribution, and likely future
14. Asian primates in crisis and the need to improve ethical and welfare standards to sustain them in captivity
15. Sex differences in marmosets and tamarins
16. Rehabilitation and reintroduction: a possible tool for the conservation of Apes
17. Canopy biology, tree climbing strategies and primate ecology
18. Molecular ecology and social structure
19. Gibbon diversity and conservation
20. The global trade in primates
21. Behavioral and cognitive development of infant chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Overview of the research project in the primate research institute, Kyoto University
22. Gorillas in the 21th century: Conservation status, challenges and solutions
23. Food acceptance, diet selection and feeding techniques: The role of social influences on individual learning
24. Inter-modal equivalence of visual and acoustical information in primates in relation to the emergence of language
25. Primates in peril: Captive primates in Situ
26. Raising the standards of caring for apes
27. Human and nonhuman primate interconnections: Evolution, commensualism and conflict
28. Training Primates
29. Breeding and trade of nonhuman primates in China

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