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The Red Colobus Monkeys: Variation in Demography, Behavior, and Ecology of Endangered Species

Thomas T. Struhsaker


Based on field studies spanning nearly 40 years, this reference book summarizes and integrates past research with new and previously unpublished information on the behavioral ecology of Africa's red colobus monkeys from study sites as diverse as Senegal, Uganda, and Zanzibar. It provides an unparalleled compilation of information on taxonomy, genetics, vocalizations, demography, social organization, dispersal, social behavior, reproduction, mortality factors, diet, ranging patterns, interspecific relations, and conservation. Social relationships in red colobus are less rigidly structured than ... More

Keywords: behavioral ecology, Africa, red colobus monkeys, Senegal, Uganda, Zanzibar, taxonomy, genetics, vocalizations, demography

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780198529583
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529583.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas T. Struhsaker, author
Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, USA