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Threatened primates of Africa

Phyllis C. Lee

Threatened primates of Africa

the IUCN red data book

by Phyllis C. Lee

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Published by IUCN in Gland, Switzerland .
Written in

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  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Primates -- Africa.,
    • Rare animals -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by the IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge U.K., by Phyllis C. Lee, Jane Thornback, and Elizabeth L. Bennett.
      SeriesThe IUCN conservation library
      ContributionsThornback, Jane., Bennett, Elizabeth L., IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.P9 L4 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 153 p. :
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1785190M
      LC Control Number89179774


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Threatened primates of Africa: the IUCN red data book This volume provides the most comprehensive review available of the conservation status of Threatened primates of Africa book primates. Thirty species, comprising over 50% of the primate fauna of the continent, have been identified as threatened, ranging from the little-known Angwantibo to the gorilla and chimpanzee.

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places this information in the broader context of African primate. Mammals of Africa (MoA) is a series of six volumes which describes, in detail, every currently recognized species of African land mammal.

This is the first time that such extensive coverage has ever been attempted, and the volumes incorporate the very latest information and detailed discussion of the morphology, distribution, biology and evolution (including reference Threatened primates of Africa book fossil and molecular Reviews: 1.

Focusing world attention on the most threatened group of primates on the African subcontinent, University of Cumbria has spearheaded groundbreaking actions in The Gambia. With numbers down to as few as 2, globally, critically endangered Temminck’s Red Colobus (TRC) monkeys have been thrown a potential lifeline in an ambitious three-year community-based project.

Analysis - The trade in African primates is a hugely lucrative business. Every year it involves hundreds of thousands of animals and threatens the survival of wild populations. Marilyn Norconk.

As he did in his acclaimed novel Endangered, a finalist for the National Book Award, Eliot Schrefer takes us somewhere fiction rarely goes, introducing us to characters we rarely get to meet.

The unforgettable result is the story of a boy fleeing his present, a man fleeing his past, and a trio of chimpanzees who are struggling not to flee at all. Primates that are provisioned by humans, notably macaques, may inflict quite serious bites if they feel threatened. Primates can also represent a threat to humans because they harbor such pathogens as the Marburg and Ebola viruses.

Resources Books. Alterman, Threatened Primates of Africa: The IUCN Red Data Book. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN, Threatened Primates of Africa: The IUCN Red Data Book.

IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. Rodgers, W.A. The distribution and conservation status of colobus monkeys in Tanzania. Primates Rodgers, W.A. & K.M. Homewood. Biological values and conservation prospects for the forests and primate populations of the Uzungwa Mountains. Are gorillas endangered or threatened.

YES, mountain Gorillas are threatened and poached many times but many people fight to protect the primates in order to keep them for future generations to appreciate the primates. Other people strive hard to fight the mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat by killing them and eating them as food.

Approximately 1, English-language names have been used for African primates. Grubb et al. () chose a single common name for each species (with a few exceptions) and for each : Peter Grubb.

"A good deal of my research since joining Hunter has been in West Africa, studying the ecology of rain-forest primates and getting increasingly involved in conservation," he said. "I put some of the knowledge I acquired over those years into Primates of West Africa, a book published by.

References. Lee, Phyliss C. Threatened Primates of Africa: The ICUN Red Data Book. IUCN Gland, Switzerland. Napier J.R., Napier P.H.

Threatened primates of Africa. The IUCN red data book By P.C. Lee, J. Thornback, E.L. Bennett, Gland (Switzerland) International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources and Cambridge (United Kingdom) World Conservation Monitoring Centre.

In his newest book Threatened (Scholastic), Schrefer returns to the Africa of his last novel, the National Book Award finalist Endangered, and introduces us to Luc, an orphan and debt slave who throw his lot in with a “professor” to go deep into the jungle to study and help to save chimpanzees.

But when the professor disappears, Luc is. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): ersitylibrary (external link). As a result of high levels of hunting and forest loss and degradation in this region, six species (26%) and 12 subspecies (22%) of guenons are threatened with extinction.

There is a serious lack of reliable information on the distribution and numbers of African primates, including the by:   Primates of West Africa,and widespread and intensive hunting for bushmeat mean that no less than 30 of the region's primates are now comprehensive guide provides a brief introduction to the region, its topography, climate, vegetation, native peoples and history, and includes as well essays on the 5/5(1).

'Endangered' captures lives of threatened species around the world Tim Flach's new book, "Endangered" hopes to draw attention to the decline of several species of animals across the globe. across Africa for the IUCN Red Data Book. Inhe became the Project Head for a national survey of primates and primate habitats in Sierra Leone, West Africa (under the sponsorship of the New York Zoological Society, the World Wildlife Fund, the Fauna Preservation Society, and the Sierra Leone Nature Conservation Association).

And in Primates of West Africa A Field Guide and Natural History. Author: John F. Oates. West Africa, from the coast of Senegal to Lake Chad and Cameroon's Sanaga River, is home to 60 primate species and subspecies, 46 of which - more than three-quarters - occur nowhere else.

The World's 25 Most Endangered Primates: – The – list of the World's 25 Most Endangered Primates has four species from Madagascar, seven from Africa, 11 from Asia, and three from the Neotropics—four lemurs, a galago and the kipunji from Tanzania, three red colobus monkeys, the roloway monkey, a tarsier and the pig-tailed langur from Indonesia, a slow loris Cited by: Other near-endemic primates include olive colobus (Procolobus verus), and the Western chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus, EN).

Some of these species are threatened as a result of hunting for bushmeat and habitat loss (OatesLee et al.Bakarr et al. As climate change leads to increased temperatures in East Africa, a thicket of invasive thorny trees with the ability to withstand harsh climatic conditions have begun threatening Uganda's second.

Reducing the Use of Chimpanzees as Research Subjects. This article relates to Threatened. Since the amount of shared genes between humans and non-human primates such as chimps is significant, the animals were once considered valuable test subjects in cutting-edge clinical studies.

This paper discuss the socioeconomical and cultural motivations for hunting primates between the Guaymi amerindian native population in Costa Rica, and their ecological implications.

Meat consume rate between Guaymi population is very low, less than one time each week. Only 51% of the population use primates like food ocasionally, andAteles geoffroyi shows to be the preferred meat Cited by: Walker's Primates of the World includes scientific and common names, the number and distribution of species, measurements and physical traits, habitat, daily and seasonal activity, population dynamics, home range, social life, reproduction, longevity, and status of threatened species.

Recently extinct genera, such as the giant lemurs of. Although no longer a pristine wilderness, the Okomu Forest Reserve still supports a small population of forest elephants and several species of threatened primates, including a viable population of the rare white-throated guenon, a monkey endemic to southwestern Nigeria (Oates, ).