By Paul F. Whitehead, Clifford J. Jolly
Outdated international monkeys (Cercopithecoidea) are the main winning and numerous staff of residing nonhuman primates by way of the variety of species, behavioral repertoires, and ecology. between our closest residing kin, they've got a lot to coach us in regards to the approaches of evolution and the rules of ecology. This quantity offers a large, technical account of cercopithecoid biology together with molecular, behavioral, and morphological techniques to phylogeny, inhabitants constitution, allometry, fossil heritage, practical morphology, ecology, cognitive services, social habit, and conservation. will probably be the definitive reference in this crew for researchers, graduate scholars and complex undergraduates in primatology, animal habit, paleontology, morphology, systematics, and actual anthropology.
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Old World Monkeys by Paul F. Whitehead, Clifford J. Jolly