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The New World primates

adaptive radiation and the evolution of social behavior, languages, and intelligence

by Martin Moynihan

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, Guildford .
Written in English


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StatementMartin Moynihan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.P9
The Physical Object
Paginationx,262p. :
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21623609M
ISBN 100691081689

About this book. This is the third volume of the International Zoo Yearbook dedicated to these primates, 40 years on from the first New World Primate volume in It starts with a brief review of the taxonomy, so changed since All The World's Primates - Shannock Rd, Charlestown, Rhode Island - Rated based on 5 Reviews "Really amazing and comprehensive work. No /5(5).

New World monkeys. The New World monkeys of Central and South America belong to the family Cebidae and to the family Callitrichidae (the marmosets and tamarins).The Cebidae, or capuchin-like monkeys, are distinguished from the marmosets and tamarins by their possession of nails instead of claws on most fingers and toes, and three molars instead of two on either side of each jaw. Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide by Jean-Jacques Petter (Princeton University Press )(). Beautiful paintings accompany the descriptions of primates in Jean-Jacques Petter's comprehensive and informative new volume/5.

Suggested Citation:"7. New World Monkeys: Cebids." National Research Council. The Psychological Well-Being of Nonhuman Primates. Washington, DC: The National. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Evolutionary Foundations of Human Behavior: New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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The essential illustrated guide to the world's primates. This stunningly illustrated guide to the world's primates covers nearly species, from the feather-light and solitary pygmy mouse lemurs of Madagascar―among the smallest primates known to exist―to the regal mountain gorillas of by: 1.

New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior - Ebook written by Warren G. Kinzey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior.4/5(1). The New World primates have radiated widely in tropical America, evolving a variety of adaptations to cope with different ways of life.

This comparative survey examines many species. Some are highly specialized in unique ways; others have paralleled the lemurs of. Hershkovitz opens the study with a brief history and a definition, characterization, and comparison of primates as a taxonomic unit.

Basing his work on nearly all known genera of living primates, the author deals with New World monkeys from comparative anatomical and evolutionary points of view.5/5(1).

Five New World Primates: A Study in Comparative Ecology Book Description: Launching a new series, Monographs in Behavior and Ecology, this work is an intensive study of five species of New World monkeys--all omnivores with a diet of fruit and small prey. This book, whose contributors are leading experts on various aspects of New World monkeys, explores the tremendous diversity to be found among neotropical primate species that have adapted to the highly varied Central and South American ecosystems.

These studies provide striking similarities and intriguing differences from, the heretofore better known adaptions in the Old World. Launching a new series, Monographs in Behavior and Ecology, this work is an intensive study of five species of New World monkeys—all omnivores with a diet of fruit and small prey.

Notwithstanding their common diet, they differ widely in group size, social system, ranging patterns, and degree of : Get this from a library. New World primates: ecology, evolution, and behavior. [Warren G Kinzey; American Anthropological Association.

Meeting;] -- This book, whose contributors are leading experts on various aspects of New World monkeys, explores the tremendous diversity to be found among neotropical primate species that have adapted to the.

The New World primates have radiated widely in tropical America, evolving a variety of adaptations to cope with different ways of life. This comparative survey examines many species. Some are highly specialized in unique ways; others have paralleled the lemurs of Cited by: 2. Some New World monkeys have a prehensile (gripping) tail that can wrap around branches like an extra hand.

Others, such as uakaris, can make amazing leaps, while tiny squirrel monkeys can run along even the smallest branches. New World monkeys tend to have flatter noses than Old World monkeys, and their nostrils are more widely separated.

Developed for students, researchers, and anyone interested in our closest relatives, All The World’s Primates illustrates the diversity of our taxonomic order.

The foundation of the website is a relational database with contributions from more than scientists, most of whom have done research on primates in their natural habitats. The New World primates are becoming widely used in scientific and medical work in fields from anthropology to zoology, behaviour to urology.

They have unique attributes for studies in cancer, infectious diseases, genetics, virology and reproduction. However, it is only now that their reproductiveBrand: Springer Netherlands. Introduction: New World Primates. Article However, it is only now that their reproductive physiology is being clarified in any depth and this book is a first synthesis of that knowledge.

The. In this long-awaited work, Philip Hershkovitz provides the most thorough and comprehensive treatise ever published on New World monkeys. The volume gives a detailed account of the origin, evolution, dispersal, and behavior of platyrrhines and a systematic arrangement of all known forms, living and extinct.

During an eleven-year period, Hershkovitz examined more than 3, museum-preserved. We have great similarities with and great differences from our closest biological relatives, the primates, which is why they are so fascinating.

With currently recognized species, All the World\'s Primates lavishly illustrates all of their amazing faces. More than of these primates have been described within the last 25 years. The New World primates have radiated widely in tropical America, evolving a variety of adaptations to cope with different ways of life.

This comparative survey examines many species. Some are highly specialized in unique ways; others have paralleled the lemurs of Madagascar or the monkeys and.

Primates is a graphic novel about primates, primatology, and what its like to be a scientist heading out into uncharted territory, both literally and figuratively.

So the opportunities to teach from it range from talking about primates to discussing the process of creating narrative non-fiction, and perhaps even narrative non-fiction comics!File Size: 5MB.

New World Primates by Warren G. Kinzey,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. About this book. A reprint of a classical work in the Princeton Legacy ally published in Five New World Primates is an intensive study of five species of New World monkeys – all omnivores with a diet of fruit and small prey.

Notwithstanding their common diet, they differ widely in group size, social system, ranging patterns, and degree of Range: £ - £ xvii, p.: 24 cm "Most of the papers in the first part of this book were presented in a symposium, 'Anthropological Perspectives on New World Primates,' on Nov.

19, at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Phoenix, Arizona"--IntrdPages:. A primate (/ ˈ p r aɪ m eɪ t / PRY-mayt) (from Latin primat- from primus: "prime, first rank") is a eutherian mammal constituting the taxonomic order es arose 85–55 million years ago first from small terrestrial mammals, which adapted to living in the trees of tropical forests: many primate characteristics represent adaptations to life in this challenging environment Class: Mammalia.

Why Monkeys Matter: New Book Provides Comprehensive Guide to World's Primates (PHOTOS) 05/14/ am ET Updated I have been fascinated by nonhuman primates ever since I was a little boy growing up in the : Peter Seligmann.Launching a new series, Monographs in Behavior and Ecology, this work is an intensive study of five species of New World monkeys--all omnivores with a diet of fruit and small prey.

Notwithstanding their common diet, they differ widely in group size, social system, ranging patterns, and degree of territoriality.

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