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Lemur behavior

Alison Jolly

Lemur behavior

a Madagascar field study.

by Alison Jolly

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Madagascar.
    • Subjects:
    • Lemurs -- Behavior -- Madagascar.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 169-175.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL775 .J6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 187 p.
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5992478M
      LC Control Number66023690

        Extra Thumb Discovered on Aye-Aye Lemurs, Giving These Primates Six Fingers Used for gripping limbs, a “pseudo-thumb” makes the hands of these bizarre primates even creepier An aye-aye lemur.   Tradition and Novelty: Lemur catta Feeding Strategy on Introduced Tree Species at Berenty Reserve.- Diet Quality and Taste Perception of Plant Secondary Metabolites by Lemur catta.- Social Behavior within and Between Troops.- Territory as Bet-hedging: Lemur catta in a Rich Forest and an Erratic Climate

      Varecia rubra. The red ruffed lemur is a large quadrupedal lemur inhabiting a very small area of northeastern Madagascar. Ruffed lemurs are some of the most strikingly beautiful of all lemurs and have a thick coat of deep chestnut red fur, well suited to the oftentimes wet and chilly environment of Madagascar’s tropical rain forests.   Princess Buttercup, a baby Mongoose Lemur, plays with one of her parents in her family's habitat enclosure at the primate house at the St. Louis Zoo on Thursday, July 5,

      The book is divided into two sections. The first section is a background to lemurs and their ecology and it includes chapters on origins of lemurs, history of ecological studies on lemurs in Madagascar, theories relating to the evolution of lemur traits, and ecology of the recently extinct (sub-fossil) s: 1. Introduction. The family Cheirogaleidae is arguably the most interesting group of primates alive today. Within this single clade, hypothesized to have originated approximately 25–30 Mya, we find the world's smallest living primate (genus Microcebus), one species that went “missing” for more than three decades (genus Allocebus), the only known obligate hibernator within the primates.


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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Lemur behavior; a Madagascar field study. --by Jolly, Alison. Publication date Topics Lemurs -- Behavior, Zoology -- Madagascar PublisherPages: Lemur Behavior A Madagascar Field Study: University of Chicago Press ().

Hardcover Book with Dust Jacket Text from the Front and Back Flaps: The lemurs of Madagascar offer an exciting glimpse into man's own history. Isolated for fifty million years from all other primate groups, they diverged from our common ancestors before the evolution.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Lemur Behavior: A Madagascar Field Study. Alison Jolly. University of Chicago Press, - Lemurs - pages. 0 Reviews.

The book is composed of 19 chapters; 17 of which are concerned with the ecology or behavior of particular social groups of primates, arranged in the taxonomic order of the species concerned. The final two chapters review some of the generalizations emerging from comparison of inter- and intraspecific differences in feeding and ranging behavior.

The influence of tamarind tree quality and quantity on Lemur catta behavior.- Feeding competition between introduced Eulemur fulvus and native Lemur catta during the birth season at Berenty Reserve, southern Madagascar.- "I can point. this book as the perfect place to get 'cool stuff' on ringtailed lemurs.

this book is a must-have and. Alison Jolly (May 9, – February 6, ) was a primatologist, known for her studies of lemur biology. She wrote several books for both popular and scientific audiences and conducted extensive fieldwork on Lemurs in Madagascar, primarily at the Berenty Reserve, a small private reserve of gallery forest set in the semi-arid spiny desert area in the far south of Madagascar.

and quantify behavior of animals housed at different institutions is an essential tool for understanding intra-species behaviors [Carlstead ; Carlstead ]. The primary objective of this study was to determine if a significant difference exists between the behavior of captive and wild populations of Lemur catta (ring-tailed.

This book is a truly international collaboration, with editors based on four con- nents and first authors from Canada, France, Japan, Madagascar, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Clearly, there is something attractive about studying Lemur catta, the ringtailed lemur. Perhaps it is the.

lemurs are the only primates other than humans to have blue eyes. Lemurs get their name from a Latin word that means “spirits of the dead”. Facts & Figures There are about different lemur species.

Madame Berthe’s mouse lemurs are small enough to fit into a teacup. Lemurs make up almost one third of all primate species in the world.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jolly, Alison. Lemur behavior. Chicago, University of Chicago Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

Ring tailed lemurs are social animals and live in groups called ‘troops’. The ring-tailed lemur is the most iconic species of is instantly recognizable due to its striking black-and-white banded tail, white cat-like ears, black muzzle and dark eye patches, which resemble a mask.

1. Read Tik-Tik the Ring-tailed Lemur to the class or instruct students to read the book independently. Once the book is completed, ask students to describe the behaviors Tik-Tik and the other the ring-tailed lemurs exhibited during the story. Explain that a behavior is any action that an animal does, and behaviors are often a reaction to a.

Book Description. This text can be used for any undergraduate or graduate course with a primate behavior or primate ecology component. It can also be used as supplemental reading, for any advanced animal behavior class. There are very few books that address the biology of nocturnal primates.

General features. Most lemurs of Madagascar and the nearby Comoros Islands have large eyes, foxlike faces, monkeylike bodies, and long hind limbs. Lemurs range in length (excluding the tail) from about 9 cm ( inches) in Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur (Microcebus berthae) to nearly 70 cm (28 inches) for the indri (Indri indri).The bushy tails of lemurs can be longer than their bodies; the.

Behavior and Lifestyle These lemurs are diurnal, spending most of their time in the trees. Indris sleep in the trees, and very few of their food items aren’t tree-based.

They are very social creatures, and are fond of playing; the females are particularly fond of wrestling. The entire troop will urinate on the boundaries of their territory to.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "Proceedings of a Symposium on Lemur Social Systems and Their Ecological Basis, held August, in Strasbourg, France".

This study tested 3 food enrichment items mentioned in a laboratory primate newsletter with 6 adult Eulemur macaco and 3 adult Lemur catta to examine whether the items would affect the behavior of. Reproduction. Except for the aye-aye and the Lac Alaotra gentle lemur, lemurs are seasonal breeders with very short mating and birth seasons influenced by the highly seasonal availability of resources in their seasons usually last less than three weeks each year, with the female vagina opening up only during a few hours or days of her most receptive time of estrus.

The aim of the present study was to assess the occurrence of spontaneous food preferences in zoo-housed ring-tailed lemurs and to analyze whether thes.Alison Jolly began studying lemur behavior at Berenty Reserve in She was mainly interested in the evolution of social intelligence.

Married to Richard Jolly, with four children, she had to follow that first interest from a desk. Her research at this time included writing the following landmark books: Lemur Behavior.Linnaeus' original scientific description of Lemur catta, the ringtailed lemur, was based on a living animal brought to England in Although there were many brief descriptions of wild ringtailed lemurs, it was not until Jolly wrote her now classic book, Lemur Behavior, that we had our first detailed description of the natural history of these beautiful animals (Fig.

1).