Summary: Part of Prentice Hall's Primate Field Studies series. The Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia offers students a scholary and relevant study of these rainforest dwellers.
Edition/Copyright:07 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 10/25/2006 International: No
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Chapter 1. The Elusive Callimicos
Callimico Taxonomy Distribution, Behavior, and Ecology of the Callitrichids
Chapter 2. The General Research Plan: A Comparative Study
of Callimicos, Saddle-back Tamarins, and Red-bellied Tamarins Study Species Study Area Trail System Study Groups
Chapter 3. Fungi and the Dietary Niche of Callimicos
Methodology Behavioral Observations Diet Overlap Monitoring Plants, Fungi, and Arthropods Results Overall Diet Fungi Nectar Fruits Exudates Arthropods Vertebrates Vertical Stratification: Height Class Use Diet Overlap Feeding Competition Discussion
Chapter 4. Habitat Use and Activity Budgets
Habitat Specialization Activity Budgets Methodology Analyses Results Home Range Size and Density Sleeping Sites Activity Period General Activity Budget Changes in Callimico Activity by Season Locomotion Callimico Substrate Use Height Class Use Microhabitat Use Seasonal Changes in Microhabitat Use Discussion
Chapter 5. Polyspecific Associations
Potential Costs and Benefits of Polyspecific Associations Methodology Analyses Results Patterns of Associations Between Callimicos and Tamarins Effects of Polyspecific Associations on the Behavior of Callimicos Discussion
Chapter 6. Social Organization and Reproductive Strategies
of Callimicos Overview of the Social Organization of Callitrichids Methodology Results Breeding Females Breeding Males Predation and Dispersal Birth Season Interbirth Interval Infant Development Communal Care Mortality Discussion Male Reproductive Strategies Female Reproductive Strategies Infant Care Benefits of Allocare to Caregivers Why Don't Callimicos Twin?
Chapter 7. Conservation
Conservation Status of Callimicos Speciation Population Density Geographic Range Habitat Requirements Reproduction Interspecific Competition Role of Callimicos in their Ecosystem People and Forests in the Department of the Pando Future Conservation in the Department of the Pando
Chapter 8. Summary
Diet Habitat Use Reproductive Strategies Social Organization Callimicos and the Adaptive Radiation of Callitrichids Conservation
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