The Gibbons of Khao Yai: Seasonal Variation in Behavior and Ecology

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Primatologists have long viewed small fruiting trees, like figs, as the reason for gibbons??? territorial and monogamous behavior. However, at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand where gibbons are prevalent, figs are one of the largest trees in the forest. In this long-term field study, Bartlett takes up this apparent contradiction, and follows gibbons as their major food sources wax and wane over time.This is an important reference on gibbons and the study of small apes which provides a thorough, expansive coverage of the ...

The Gibbons of Khao Yai: Seasonal Variation in Behavior and Ecology 2008, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780131915046

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