Provides an insight into the behavioural development of juvenile primates, from weaning to adulthood, and how their conduct and social relationships are influenced by behavioural ecology.
Michael E. Pereira is a research associate at the Lincoln Park Zoo and a science teacher at The Latin School of Chicago. He is coeditor of Primate Life Histories and Socioecology, also published by the University of Chicago Press. Lynn A. Fairbanks is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles.
An excellent book that can be recommended to all biologists and anthropologists who are interested in the study of animal and human behavior from an ecological and evolutionary perspective. - Dario Maestripieri, Trends in Ecology and Evolution