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Primate Conservation Biology

By: Guy Cowlishaw and Robin Dunbar

498 pages, Figs, tabs

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Oct 2000 | #113207 | ISBN: 0226116379
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Hardback | Sep 2000 | #52706 | ISBN: 0226116360
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About this book

Integrates cutting-edge theoretical advances with practical management priorities to give a review of of conservation strategies. It begins with detailed overviews of the diversity, life history, ecology, and behaviour of primates and the ways these factors influence primate abundance and distribution. The authors then discuss the factors that put primates at the greatest risk of extinction, especially habitat disturbance and hunting. The remaining chapters present a comprehensive review of conservation strategies and management practices, highlighting the key issues that must be addressed to protect primates for the future.


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