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Primates of the world

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Primates.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: 1992.

    StatementRod and Ken Preston-Mafham.
    ContributionsPreston-Mafham, Ken.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P9 P66 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3564371M
    ISBN 100816052115
    LC Control Number2002034733


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Primates of the world by Rod Preston-Mafham Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is richly and beautifully illustrated by Francois Desbordes, and there are excellent life histories for each primate species. Primates of the World belongs on the shelf of anyone who wants to expand his or her understanding of human origins and of anyone who is captivated by the rich personal experiences, Cited by: 1.

Primates of the World This is an excellent book and is full of detailed information on all of the different species of primates. It is up to date, informative, well written and beautifully by: 2. Primates of the World: Distribution, Abundance and Conservation First Edition by Jaclyn Wolfheim (Author)Cited by: Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide.

This stunningly illustrated guide to the world's primates covers nearly species, from the feather-light and Primates of the world book pygmy mouse lemurs of Madagascar--among the smallest primates known to exist--to the regal mountain gorillas /5. Lots of information and the largest collection of pictures of primates I've ever seen in one source.

Has Prosimians, New World Monkey and Old World Monkeys. This book discusses the differences and similarities of all the groups and uses illustrations to show anatomical differences.

Great book in a great by: About this book. 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 Africa.

Organized by region and spanning every family of primates on Earth. An incredible visual journey, Primates offers an exciting glimpse of gorillas, monkeys, apes, and other primates at home in the jungle.

Wolfe traveled around the globe capturing as many species of primates on film as possible, journeying to the remote jungles of Central and South America, Uganda, and Rwanda, and to research centers and wildlife refuges worldwide/5(4).

Primates of the World also includes concise introductory chapters that discuss the latest findings on primate origins and evolution, behavior and adaptations, and classification, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date primate guide available. Covers nearly species and every family of primates worldwide.

Primates book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest /5. Welcome to the comprehensive online resource for primate information.

Apes, gibbons, monkeys, tarsiers, lemurs, and lorises make up the diverse and beautiful world of primates. We humans are primates, and in order to know ourselves, we need to.

Primates of the World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This illustrated guide takes a close look at every branch of the pri /5(12). Covering nearly species, this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide Primates of the world book a close look at every branch of the primate family around the world, from tiny nocturnal mouse lemurs in Madagascar, to graceful langurs in India and majestic gorillas in Africa.

It examines the evolutionary links between them and the way in which they live and interact, assesses their. Primates of the World is a fitting addition to the series, since these creatures are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom and therefore have a particular importance and fascination.

The authors are experienced writers and photographers of the living world, whose expertise is familiar to readers of this series. Primates of the World also includes concise introductory chapters that discuss the latest findings on primate origins and evolution, behavior and adaptations, and classification, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date primate guide available.

About this book. Reissue of the classic, covering various species of lemurs, monkeys and apes, their habitats, social systems, breeding habits and rearing of young, communication, feeding and relationships with man.

Over 60 species. 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.

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The book illustrates these primates with more than photographs and provides more than references. You will be amazed by the diversity of the world’s primates, and it will inspire you to protect endangered primates and their habitats. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index.

Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction to the primates --The prosimians and New World monkeys --The Old World monkeys and the apes --Reproduction and parental care --Social behaviour --Food and feeding --Habitat and ecology --Enemies and defence --Primates.

Primates of the World This is an excellent book and is full of detailed information on all of the different species of primates. It is up to date, informative, well written and beautifully illustrated. I have quite a few books on primates, as I am doing a diploma in primatology, and this is one of my favourite ones/5(11).

About this book. All the World's Primates shows you photographs or a drawing of every currently recognised taxon in the primate order with a synopsis of what is known about all species.

The information has been compiled by over primatologists from around the world, who have done field research on their particular lemur, loris, galago, monkey, or ape in its Price Range: £ - £   This is a monster of a book at pages.

The third volume in the Handbook of the Mammals of the World (HMW), it follows the general format set by the previous two volumes. But it impresses more than for just its size. It is a standard-setting book which becomes a new essential reference.5/5(1).

IIntroduction to the primates --Prosimians and new world monkeys --Old world monkeys and the apes --Reproduction and parental care --Social behaviour --Food and feeding --Habitat and ecology --Enemies and defence --Primates and humans --Index. Responsibility: Rod and Ken Preston-Mafham. More information: Table of contents.

The page book has been three years in the making by some of the world's top experts in primates Photograph: Conservation International Facebook Twitter Pinterest.

Books shelved as primates: In the Shadow of Man by Jane Goodall, The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Pre. Primates of the World is a fitting addition to the series, since these creatures are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom and therefore have a particular importance and fascination.

The authors are experienced writers and photographers of the living world, whose expertise is familiar to readers of this :   Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide is stunning.

There is simply no better way I can think of to gain an appreciation of the primate family than to peruse Primates of the World. From aardwolves and bandicoots to yapoks and zorillas, Ernest P. Walker's Mammals of the World is the most comprehensive—the pre-eminent—reference work on mammals.

Now, completely revised and updated, this fascinating guide is better than ever. Providing a complete account of every genus of mammal in all historical time, the sixth edition is 25 percent longer 5/5(2).

The book is richly and beautifully illustrated by Francois Desbordes, and there are excellent life histories for each primate species. Primates of the World belongs on the shelf of anyone who wants to expand his or her understanding of human origins and of anyone who is captivated by the rich personal experiences, long-term detailed field /5(34).

Primate Change book. Read 27 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. IF YOU THINK YOU ARE YOU, THINK E CHANGE is a wide-rang /5. easy, you simply Klick Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide guide transfer connect on this pages or even you could mandated to the no cost enlistment sort after the free registration you will be able to download the book in 4 format.

PDF Formatted x all pages,EPub Reformatted especially for book readers, Mobi For Kindle which was converted from the EPub file, Word. 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.

Large book of photos The Great Apes - Between Two Worlds (National Geographic Society () Michael Nichols, Jane Goodall, Goerge er, Mary Smith Large book of photos * * * * * Primates Species Specific * * * * * Living New World Monkeys (Platyrrhini) Vol 1 () Philip Hershkovitz ISBN A volume in the Handbook of Experimental Animals series, The Laboratory Primate details the past and present use of primates in biomedical research, and the husbandry, nutritional requirements, behaviour, and breeding of each of the commonly used species.

Practical information on regulatory requirements, not available in other texts, is covered. Sections on. This is a list of primate species by estimated global population. This list is not comprehensive, as not all primates have had their numbers quantified.

This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Hainan black crested gibbon. Nomascus hainanus. #N#Population was estimated at over 2, in the late s.

#N#Eastern black crested gibbon. 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.

“Readers are given a first-person glimpse into Jane's passion for chimps, Dian's determination to protect the world's gorillas, and Birute's enthusiasm for orangutans.

The art is simplistic, yet powerful, with interesting details about the scientists' introductions to life with and the study of primates. Buy Walker's Primates of the World by Nowak, Ronald M., Mittermeier, Russell A., Rylands, Anthony B., Konstant, William R.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(2). Atelines and capuchin monkeys are unique among primates in having a specialized prehensile tail that can grasp around branches for extra support. The catarrhines include all anthropoid primates from Africa, Asia, and Europe.

There are two main groups: the cercopithecids or Old World monkeys, and the hominoids or apes and humans. Monkey World works with foreign governments to stop the illegal smuggling of wild primates. In January the group performed what The Guardian called "the world's biggest rescue mission of its kind," when it saved 88 capuchin monkeys from a laboratory in Santiago, Chile, where some of the animals had been kept in solitary cages for up to Location: Dorset, England.

Primates of the World. This building showcases two ape species, orangutans and siamangs, and six monkey species including colorful mandrills.Handbook of the Mammals of the World (HMW) is a book series from the publisher Lynx nine volumes were published from to Each mammal family is assessed in a full text introduction with photographs and each species has a text account with a distribution map and illustrations on a plate.Buy Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide First English Edition by Petter, Jean-Jacques (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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