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Eckhard W. Heymann
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In this volume, leading field workers report on the history and infrastructure of their projects in Madagascar, Africa, Asia and South America. They provide summaries of their long-term research efforts on primate behaviour, ecology and life history, highlighting insights that were only possible because of the long-term nature of the study. Contents: 1. The values and challenges of long-term field studies — Kappeler PM, et.al; 2. Berenty Reserve, Madagascar: A long time in a small space — Jolly A: 3. Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve: Long-term research on lemurs in southwestern Madagascar — Sussman RW, et.al; 4. Long-term lemur research at Center Valbio, Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar — Wright PC, et.al; 5. A 15-year perspective on the social organization and life history of sifaka in Kirindy Forest — Kappeler PM & Fichtel C; 6. The northern muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus): Lessons on behavioral plasticity and population dynamics from critically endangered species — Strier KB & Mendes SL; 7. The Lomas Barbudal Monkey Project: Two decades of research on Cebus capucinus — Perry S, et.al.; 8. Tracking Neotropical monkeys in Santa Rosa: Lessons from a regenerating Costa Rican dry forest — Fedigan LM & Jack KM; 9. The group life cycle and demography of brown capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella nigritus) in Iguazú National Park, Argentina — Janson C, et.al; 10. Social organization and male residence pattern in Phayre's Leaf monkeys — Koengi A & Borries C; 11. White handed gibbons of Khao Yai: social flexibility, complex reproductive strategies, and slow life history — Reichard UH, et.al; 12. The Amboseli baboon research project: 40 years of continuity and change — Alberts SC & Atlmann J; 13. The 30 year blues: what we know and don't know about life history, group size, and group fission of blue monkeys in the Kakamega Forest, Kenya — Cords M; 15. Long-term field studies of chimpanzees at Mahale Mountains National Park, Tanzania; 16. Long-term studies of the chimpanzees of Gombe National Park, Tanzania — Wilson ML; 17. Long-term research on Grauer's gorillas in Kahuzi-Biega National Park, DRC: life history, foraging strategies, and ecological differentiation from sympatric chimpanzees — Yamagiwa J, et.al; 18. Long-term studies on wild bonobos at Wamba, Luo Scientific Reserve, D.R. Congo: towards the understanding of female life history in a male-philopatric species — Furuichi T, et.al; 19. Long-term, individual-based field studies — Clutton-Brock T.


This book features multi- and trans-disciplinary research approaches to primate developmental trajectories. It is organized thematically along the developmental trajectory: conception, pregnancy, lactation, the mother-infant dyad, broader social relationships, and transitions to independence. Contents: 1. Inflammation, reproduction, and the Goldilocks Principle; 2. The primate placenta as an agent of developmental and health trajectories across the lifecourse; 3. Placental development, evolution, and epigenetics of primate pregnancies; 4. Nutritional ecology and reproductive output in female chimpanzees: variation among and within populations; 5. Prenatal androgens affect development and behavior in primates; 6. Navigating transitions in HPA function from pregnancy through lactation: implications for maternal health and infant brain development; 7. Genome-environment coordination in neurobehavioral development; 8. Building marmoset babies: Trade-offs and cutting bait; 9. Lactational programming: mother's milk predicts infant behavior and temperament; 10. Do bigger brains mean better milk?; 11. Infant gut microbiota: developmental influences and health outcomes; 12. Maternal influences on social and neural development in rhesus monkeys; 13. Behavioral response of mothers and infants to variation in maternal condition: adaptation, compensation and resilience; 14. The role of mothers in the development of tool-use in chimpanzees; 15. Reproductive strategies and infant care in the Malagasy primates; 16. When dads help: male behavioral care during primate infant development; 17. Ontogeny of social behavior in the genus Cebus and the application of an integrative framework for examining plasticity and complexity in evolution; 18. Identifying proximate and ultimate causation in the development of primate sex-typed social behavior; 19. Future adults or old children? Integrating life history frameworks for understanding primate positional patterns; 20. Quantitative genetic perspectives female macaque life histories: heritability, plasticity, and trade-offs; 21. Cultural evolution and human reproductive behavior; 22. The ontogeny of investigating primate ontogeny.


This book focuses on the forgotten people displaced by, or living on the edge of protected wildlife areas. It moves beyond the grand ‘enchanting promise’ of conservation and development across frontiers, and unfounded notions of transfrontier conservation areas as integrated social-ecological systems. Peoples' dependency on natural resources varies enormously along the conservation frontier, as does their reliance on resources on the other side of the conservation boundary. Hence, the studies in this book move from the dream of ecotourism-fuelled development supporting nature conservation and people, towards the local realities facing marginalized people, living adjacent to protected areas in environments often poorly suited to agriculture.


In order to understand their research organisms, primatologists — at least those focussing on the ecology and natural behaviour of primates — need to understand the ecological context in which primates live. Furthermore, a comparative perspective, both between different primate radiations and between primates and non-primate animals, can help to better understand the specific adaptations of primates. However, in a scientific world with an ever increasing amount of information, obtaining concise and accurate updates that provide the broader picture becomes increasingly demanding. Therefore, books like the one that is reviewed here are highly welcome.

The authors of this book are renowned tropical ecologists, and the first author has also worked in the field of primate ecology (e.g. Corlett & Lucas 1990; Lucas & Corlett 1992). This book is the second edition, but it is not only updated but also augmented in scope. It is divided into nine chapters, one of which is focusing on primates (chapter 3: “Primate communities: a key to understanding biogeography and ecology”). The first chapter deals with a general introduction and highlights the similarities and differences among tropical rainforests. Chapter 2 describes the “Building blocks of the rain forest”, i.e. the distribution and taxonomic and structural diversity of tropical plant communities. While chapter 4 focuses on carnivores and plant-eaters (other than primates), chapters 5–7 are dedicated to the comparison of bird, bat and gliding animal, and insect communities in the different tropical regions. The final two chapters deal with rainforests on tropical islands, and with the future of tropical rain forests. Each chapter ends with conclusions and suggestions for further research directions.

This book is not (and certainly was never intended as) an exhaustive treatment of all aspects of tropical ecology and biogeography. But its comparative approach, the strong emphasis given to biotic interactions (e.g. seed dispersal, herbivory) and the exemplary treatment of ecological phenomena with examples from organisms that are best suited for highlighting the respective phenomenon make it a highly instructive reading. The book is generally well edited (despite a few disturbing spelling errors, e.g. Tarsium instead of Tarsius, p. 78). The writing style is very accessible, and the quality of figures (many of which are in colours) is excellent. Twenty pages with references (many of them quite recent) provide fodder for more detailed reading.

I enjoyed reading this book and recommend it to every primatologist who wants to look beyond the primatological horizon and update his/her knowledge in comparative tropical ecology and biogeography.

Eckhard W. Heymann, Abt. Verhaltensökologie & Soziobiologie, Deutsches Primatenzentrum, Kellnerweg 4, D-37077 Göttingen, e-mail: <eheyman@gwdg.de>.

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Appendices

A new novel highlights a landmark conservation success story Thirteen Gold Monkeys, by noted conservationist Benjamin B. Beck, is a story of hope, love, and unspeakable death in a disappearing Brazilian rainforest. A team of dogged conservationists tries to save a beautiful monkey species, the golden lion tamarin, from certain extinction by reinforcing their numbers with tamarins born in zoos. Will these immigrants learn to find enough to eat, find secure places to sleep, avoid predators, and survive attacks by wild tamarins? Will they find mates and make babies? The technique, known as reintroduction, is new, and the conservationists struggle to find the best method. Can they train the tamarins in zoos to meet the challenges of the wild? Once the monkeys are released in the forest, should the people give them food, shoo away predators, rescue them if they get lost, and treat them if they are injured? Or should they be hands-off, letting the monkeys fend for themselves and become wild as quickly as possible? Beck describes the reintroduction of the first 13 tamarins, capturing their fierce determination to survive, their loves and conflicts, their nurturant families, adorable babies, hidden language, sometimes comical attempts to solve the problems of adapting, and the agonizing deaths of those who don't make it. He describes the power and beauty of the rainforest, and the loves, loyalties, conflicts, and sometimes comical bumbling by their human caretakers. Challenging their better-known bosses, two women, a zookeeper and a Brazilian field assistant, discover the right way to reintroduce the monkeys. But a well-known Rio citizen almost destroys the program in a callous act of vanity. The story is vivid and authentic; Beck was there and has studied animal thinking and monkey and ape conservation for more than 40 years.

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ABSTRACTS

Selected abstracts relating with Neotropical primates from the XXIV Congress of the International Primatological Society, Cancún, México August 12 to 17, 2012

Amato KR, Yeoman CJ, Kent A, Righini N, Estrada A, Stumpf RM, Yildirim S, Torralba M, Gillis M, Wilson BA, Nelson KE, White BA, Leigh SR. Spatial and temporal patterns in Mexican black howler (Alouatta pigra) gut microbial community composition.

Arakaki PR, Carvalho FM, Mendes CM, Visintin JA, Assumpcao MEOA, Castro PHG, Muniz JAPC, Valle RR. Evaluation of sperm DNA fragmentation of semen from Goeldi's monkey (Calimico goeldii).

Aristizabal JF, Perez Torres J. Relationship between ranging patterns and forage patch occupation time: a case study with Alouatta seniculus.

Arroyo-Rodriguez V, Gonzalez-Zamora A, Chavez OM, Stoner KE. Diet and activity pattern of spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) throughout their range: a review.

Arruda MF, Lima AK, Mantilla GR, Yamamoto ME, Araujo A. Reproductive vacancy in Callithrix jacchus: what must we expect?

Arruda MF, Lima AK. Care and development of youngsters in Callithrix jacchus and the relation with social and ecological context.

Aureli F, Schaffner CM, Asensio N, Lusseau D. What is a subgroup? How to define it using inter-individual distance in spider monkeys.

Babb PL, Fernandez-Duque E, Schurr TG. The enigmatic taxonomic status of Aotus among the Platyrrhines: signals from five genetic loci.

Behie AM, Pavelka MS. Taking a multifactoral approach to understanding population changes: the interaction of diet, cortisol and parasites in determining the population density of black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) following a hurricane.

Bello R, Escate W, Timson S, Aguirre M, Rosemberg F, Gongora D. Preliminary results of the reintroduction of a group of spider monkeys Ateles chamek, in the South-east of the Peruvian Amazon.

Beltrao-Mendes R, Santos Junior EM, Ferrari SF. An ecological lacuna in the geographic distribution of titi monkeys (Callicebus spp.) in the Brazilian northeast.

Bezerra BM, Vastes M, Reed D, Souto AS, Schiel N, Eason P, Jones G. Using camera traps to investigate aspects of the behavior and ecology of wild blond capuchins, Sapajus flavius (former Cebus flavius).

Boubli JP, da Silva MN, Farias I, Rohe F, Alfaro JL. Amazonia river barriers: the primates of the Rio Branco Rio Negro region.

Bowler M, Claidiere N. Temporal variation in party size in Peruvian red uakari monkeys.

Buckner JL, Alfaro J, Rylands A, Alfaro M. Statistical phylogeography of the marmosets and tamarins.

Bueno ML, Defler TR. Karyotypic variation in Aotus speciation.

Campbell CJ, Di Fiore A, Link A, Notman H, Pavelka MS, Ramirez S, Santorelli CJ. Spider monkey (Ateles spp.) sexual behavior: a multiple site and species comparison.

Carrara MC. Yanes B. The expectancy violation procedure in a black handed spider monkey.

Carretero-Pinzon X, Defler TR, Ruiz-Garcia. Activity budget, home range, daily distances and diet Samiri sciureus albigena group in fragments at Colombian Llanos.

Carvalho FM, Arakaki PR, Nichi M, Mendes CM, Assumpcao ME, Muniz JA, Duarte M, Valle RR. Effect of cryopreservation on lipid peroxidation and DNA fragmentation in Alouatta caraya semen.

Cäsar C, Zuberbühler K, Young RJ, Byrne RW. Black-fronted titi monkeys' alarm calls signal predator type and location.

Caselli CB, Bicca-Marques JC, Setz EZ. Does fruit availability influence the territorial behavior of Callibecus nigrofrons in a semideciduous Tropical forest in southeastern Brazil?

Caselli CB, Nagy-Reis MB, Gestich CC, Setz EZ. Sleeping sites use in wild black-fronted titi monkey (Callicebus nigrifrons) in Tropical forest of southern Brazil.

Champion JE, Hartwell SK, Notman H, Pavelka MSM. The short term effects of hurricane Richard on diet, behavior, and sub-grouping patterns of spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) at Runaway Creek Nature Reserve, Belize.

Chaves PB, Cornejo FM, Shanee S, Schmitt CA, Cortes-Ortiz L, Roos C, Pacheco V, Di Fiore A. Ateline phylogenetics revisited: an assessment of the position of the yellow-tailed woolly monkey based on nuclear DNA sequences and complete mitochondrial genomes.

Chism J, Brasington LF, Do Santos A, Kieran T. Presence of two species of saki monkeys (Phitecia), one possible undescribed, south of the Amazon river in northeast Peru, and preliminary evidence for hybridization of the two species.

Claidiere N, McGuigan NM, Messer E, Whiten A. The comparative study of prosociality in capuchin monkeys and human children.

Clayton JB, Kim HB, Danzeisen JL, Glander KE, Isaacson RE, Johnson TJ. Characterization and functional analysis of the fecal metagenome of the wild mantled howling monkey (Alouatta palliata).

Corewyn LC Male-male associations in two multi-male groups of mantled howlers (Alouatta palliata) at Hacienda La Pacífica, Costa Rica.

Cornejo FM, Fernandez-Melo F. Four years of primate conservation education in Peru.

Cornejo FM, Tello C, Chocce M, Vega N. Use of space and diet of the Andean night monkey Aotus miconax in the private area of conservation Huiquilla, Amazonas, Peru.

Cortes-Ortiz L. Reconstructing the evolutionary history of Mesoamerican howler monkeys.

Coutinho LN, Brito MB, Andrade RS, Castro PG, Monteiro FO, Vicente WR. Hemodynamics changes during ovulatory events in owl monkeys.

De Luna AG, Garcia Y, Sánchez AM, Velez NK, Link A. The role of the endangered silvery-brown tamarin (Saguinus leucopus) as seed dispersers in the maintenance of the inter-Andean Tropical forest of Colombia.

De Luna AG, Link A. Interspecific competition and niche partitioning in a forest fragment of the Colombia Magdalena river valley.

Defler TR. A database and catalogue for Colombian primate collections: consolidating our knowledge.

Deflet TR. Using flooded forest: Colombian primates in the Amazon and Llanos Orientales.

DeLuycker AM. Sleeping site selection by titi monkeys (Callicebus oenanthe) in fragmented forest, northern Peru.

Di Fiore A, Botero S, Zarate DA, Stevenson PR. A primer on the phylogeography of Lagothrix lagothricha in northern south America.

Duarte A, Zagal AS, Priston N. Resource and dietary overlap in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra), black-handed spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi), and humans in the mountain range of Tenosique, Tabasco, Mexico.

Dunn JC, Asensio N, Arroyo-Rodriguez V, Schnitzer S, Cristobal-Azkarate J. The ranging costs of a fallback food: liana consumption supplements diet but increases foraging effort in howler monkeys.

Dunn JC, Shedden A, Rodriguez-Luna E, Knapp L. Genetic diversity and population structure of a critically endangered primate, the Mexican howler monkey (Alouatta palliata mexicana).

Emidio RA, Ferreira RC Anvils to tree distances on capuchin's tool use sites at Caatinga.

Escorcia-Quintana M. MacSwiney C, Quiroz-Romero H, Cristobal-Azkarate J. The effects of distance from the forest edge on the development of a nematode, Trypanoxyuris minutus, from mantled howler monkey (Alouatta palliata) in high tropical forest.

Eshchar Y, Visalberghi A, Resende BD, Izar R Laity KM, Verderane M, Carvalho CE, Fragaszy DM. Nut-cracking in wild bearded capuchin monkeys: community resources for learning.

Espinosa FC, Gomez S, Canales D, Hernandez LT. Digestive flexibility and lack of selective digesta retention in free ranging howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata).

Estevez-Noboa M, Peck M. Conservation of the brown headed spider monkey (Ateles fusciceps) in NW Ecuador.

Estevez-Noboa M. The primate of Los Cedros Reserve: a cloud forest with a small population of the brown headed spider monkey (Ateles fusciceps) in Ecuador.

Evans S, Wolovich CK. The owl monkeys of the Dumond Conservancy, Miami, USA. A scientific, educational and community asset.

Ferrari SF. Functional variation in pelage coloration: a missing piece in the jigsaw of Platyrrine systematic?

Finkenwirth C, Burkart JM. Neuroendocrine regulation of prosociality in common marsmosets.

Fogaca MD, Tokuda M, Wright BW, de Resende BD, Izar P. Does socially biased learning play a role in pal, predation by capuchin monkeys?

Franquesa M, Velez del Burgo, Shedden A, Rodriguez-Luna E. Longitudinal study of a translocated howler group: coping with the impact of environmental and population changes.

Freitas DS, Bicca-Marques JC. The impact of yellow fever outbreak on black and gold howler monkeys (Alouatta caraya) in a fragmented landscape in southern Brazil.

Galvins N, Link A, Montes A, Villanueva B, Cortes FA, Rimbach R. Increased folivory in a population of brown spider monkeys (Ateles hybridus) in Colombia.

Garber PA, Porter LM. Integrating route-based and coordinate-based mental maps in wild Bolivian saddleback tamarins (Saguinus fuscicollis weddelli).

Garcia Villalba J, Jimenez Viasus J, Defler T. Loss and fragmentation of the habitat of Callibecus caquetensis, new species of Colombian primate.

Gomez-Espinosa EE, Dias PAD, Rangel-Negrin A, Chavira R, Canales-Espinosa D. Cortisol levels and agonistic behavior of two groups of free-ranging mantled howler monkeys.

Gomez-Posada C, Roncancio-Duque N, Londono JM, Giraldo-Ch P, Alvarez Z, Hincapie P. Landscape attributes affecting population status of red howler monkeys in Colombian Andes mountain forest.

Gonzalez-Hernandez M, Garcia-Hernandez J, Espinosa-Gomez FC, Romero-Callejas E, Osorio-Sarabia D, Canales-Espinosa D. Changes in gastrointestinal parasite infection in Alouatta palliata mexicana associated with translocation.

Gregory T, Carrasco F, Deichmann J, Kolowski J, Alonso A. Natural canopy bridges as a mitigation measure to reduce forest fragmentation effects on primates in Peru

Gunhold T, Whiten A, Bugnyar T. Social learning in wild common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus): transmission and maintenance of experimental seeded information.

Hartwell KS, Notman H, Pavelka MS. Patterns of aggression in spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi yucatanensis) at Runway Creek Nature Reserve, Belize.

Heymann EW, Matauschek C, Roos C. Tamarin (Saguinus) biogeography and diversification determined by major geologic events.

Hughes KD, Santos LR. Samll-scale spatial strategies that support large-scale navigation: experimental evidence from capuchins (Cebus apella).

Izar P, Lynch J, Nakai ES. Fission-fusion dynamics of black tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus nigritus) in the Brazilian Atlantic forest: a comparison across populations

Jerusalinsky L, Souza-Alves JP, Beltrao-Mendes R, Printes RC, Hilario RR, Santos ME, Ferrari SF. Biogeography of the Callicebus personatus group: surveys and potential distribution base on the maximum entropy algorithm (Maxent).

Juarez CP, Fernandez-Duque E. Effects of a naturally fragmented habitat on two owl monkey (Aotus azaraik) populations in the Argentinan Chaco.

Kawamura S. Sakurai K, Bergstrom M, Shirasu M. Matsushita Y, Melin A, Imai H, Touhara K, Oota H, Aureli F, Fedigan L. Assessment of bitter taste receptor gene variation and dietary fruit odorants in natural populations of color-vision polymorphic New World monkeys.

Leimgruber KL, Ward AF, Benitez ME, Widness J, Norton MI, Olson KR, Gray K, Santos LR. Do capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) pay it forward: the role of social context in prosocial behavior.

Link A, Blazquez I, Londoño CP. Variation in spatial cohesion of red howler monkeys, white faced capuchins and brown spider monkeys in a fragmented forest in Colombia

Link A, Di Fiore A. Ranging and grouping patterns of males and female in two populations of spider monkeys inhabiting continuous versus fragmented forest.

Lynch J, Boubli JP, Di Fiore A, Rylands A, Farias I, Rohe F, Nguyen MT, Koshkarian G, Alfaro ME. Comparative Cebine biogeography: Cebus, Sapajus and Saimiri.

Maldonado AM, Peck M. The use of owl monkeys as flagship species for enhancing environmental law enforcement and conservation awareness at the Colombian-Peruvian border.

Maldonado AM. Primates, Tikunas and protected areas: Lessons and challenges in community resources management.

Martin-Solano S. Carrillo-Bilbao GA, Celi W, Benitez W, Huynen M, Losson B. Identifying primate parasites in the Ecuadorian Amazon: a tool for public health and conservation.

Matsushita Y, oota H, Welker B, Pavelka M, Kawamura S. possible anomalous trichromacy or color vision by hybrid L7M Opsin genes in wild howler monkeys, Alouatta.

Menezes AN, Bovincino CR Seuanez HN. Aotus evolution.

Messer EJ, Claidiere N, Hoppitt W, Whiten A. Social learning and the transmission of foraging techniques in squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus).

Milton K, Giacalone J. Differential effects of unusual climatic stress on two sympatric primate species (Alouatta palliata and Cebus capucinus) in Panama.

Morales A, Disotell T, Di Fiore A. Phylogeny and biogeography of spider monkeys (Genus Ateles). A new hypothesis.

Morales Jimenez A, Di Fiore A. Molecular genetic evidence challenging the current classification of Mesoamerican spider monkeys (Ateles sp.)

Moura AC, Montenegro MM, Lee PC. Ecological constraints on tool use among the capuchin genus.

Norconk MA, Conklin-Brittain NL. Is the lean season in food availability and nutrition reversed in sakis compared with ripe fruit specialists?

Otto ni EB, Falotico T, Mannu M. Probe tool's manufacture and use by wild bearded capuchin monkeys (Spajus libidinosus) in Serra da Capivara National Park, Brazil.

Papworth SK, Milner-Gulland EJ, Slocombe K. Can wild woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagotricha) distinguish between human hunters and non-hunters?

Papworth SK, Milner-Gulland EJ, Slocombe K. Non-lethal effects of human hunters on the morning chorus of dusty titi monkeys (Callicebus discolor).

Parrish AE, Brosnan SF. Food sharing in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).

Possamai CB, Strier KB. Dispersal strategies of female northern muriquis (Brachyteles hypoxanthus).

Presotto A, Izar R Madden M, Fragaszy D. Route-based navigation in wild bearded capuchin moneys (Sapajus libidinosus).

Quintana-Morales PC, Hernandez-Salazar LT, Morales-Mavil J, Rico-Gray V, Rodriguez-Luna E, Lopez-Galindo F. Intergroup dynamics of Alouatta palliata under spatial restriction conditions.

Quintana-Morales PC, Morales-Mavil J, García-Orduña F, Canales-Espinosa D. Human pressure on the habitat of primates: direct influence of economic and political factors in Los Tuxtlas, Mexico

Ramos-Fernandez G, Pinacho-Guendulain B. Ecological correlates of spatial dispersion in spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi).

Ramos-Fernandez G. Conservation implications of inter and intraspecific trait variability in spider monkeys.

Rapaport L. The ins and outs (and back and forth) of food sharing, Tamarin style.

Resende BD, Vieria M, Carvalho M, Silva AR Tolerance and social learning of tool use: comparison between a semi-free and semi-captive group of tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus sp.)

Righini N, Garber PA. Does resource mixing explain why howler monkeys leave a feeding patch?

Rimbach R, Alfonso F, Montes A, Di Fiore A, Link A. Patterns of social behavior amongst female spider monkeys (Ateles hybridus).

Rimbach R, Montes A, Pardo A, Di Fiore A, Link A. Interspecific aggression and infanticide by spider monkeys (Ateles hybridus) in a fragmented forest in Colombia.

Rodrigues MA, Kitchen DM. Cortisol, estradiol and reproductive state among wild female spider monkeys.

Rodriguez-Luna E, Shedden A, Solorzano-Garcia B. The Mesoamerican primatological tradition.

Roncancio Duque N, Acosta Castañeda A, Garcia Loaiza L, Rios C. Current potential distribution, population density and habitat available of two endangered endemic primates, Ateles hybridus brunneus and Saguinus leucopus of Colombian Andes.

Rubin TL, Pokorny JJ, de Waal F. Facial expression discrimination in captive tufted capuchins (Cebus apella).

Sampaio I, Carneiro JC, Araujo TS, Barbosa JB, Vallinoto M, Schneider H. Saimiri: molecular phylogeny, taxonomy and natural hybridization.

Santorelli CJ, Schaffner CM, Aureli F. Traditions and dialects across spider monkey communities: what we can learn from universal behaviors.

Scarry CJ, Tiddi B. Male strategies during intergroup encounters among tufted capuchin monkeys.

Schaffner SM, Murillo E, Di Fiore A, Kawamura S, Aureli F. Male immigration in spider monkeys?

Schneider H, Bernardi JR, Cunha DB, Tagliaro CH, Vallinoto M, Ferrari SF, Sampaio I. Evolutionary relationships in the Callitrichinae, with emphasis on the position of the dwarf marmoset.

Schoof VA, Jack KM. Thick and thieves: strength and quality of male co-resident social relationships in white faced capuchin.

Serio-Silva JC, Hernandez NA, Ronzón-Perez P. Virtual library for theses and dissertations relating to Mexican primatology: a useful tool with online access.

Serio-Silva JC, Vidal-Garcia F, Arguello-Sanchez L, Corona-Callejas N. Environmental education and community attitudes about conservation of Mexican wild primates: compromises and activities on Tabasco state.

Shanee A, Shanee N, Horwich R. Protecting Peru's endemic primates: conservation contagion in the Tropical Andes.

Shimooka Y. Flexibility in female relationship of spider monkeys.

Slater KY, Burdekin OJ, Wallis B, Hill RA. The relationship between group size and 2D versus 3D estimates of home range size in a hyper dense population of mantled howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata).

Slater KY, Fielder H. Female vigilance in response to male loud calls in a hyper-dense population of mantled howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata).

Smith-Aguilar SE, Ramos-Fernandez G, Aureli F, Schaffner CM, Vick LG. Long term patterns of space use by spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) in Punta Laguna, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

Souza-Alves JP, Ferrari SF. Unwanted homecoming: an adult male titi (Callicebus coimbrai) retuns to its natal group.

Souza-Alves JR Fontes IR Ferrari SF. Extreme sleeping site fidelity in a group of Callicebus coimbrai.

Stevenson P. Ramirez MA, Vargas S, Galvis N. Leon J, Cifuentes E. Population densities and behavior of highland woolly monkeys at the Cueva de los Guacharos National Park, Colombia.

Strier KB, Mendes SL. Grandmotherhood and the northern muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus)

Strier KB, Mendes SL. Long term perspectives on social plasticity in the northern muriqui, Brachyteles ssp.

Takimoto A, Fujita K. Nature of prosociality in tufted capuchin monkeys.

Talebi M. Current perspectives and challenges for the future of Brazilian primatology.

Talebi M. Fruit phenology of the dietary items of southern muriquis (Brachyteles arachnoides) in the last fragment of continuous Brazilian Atlantic forest, Sao Paulo state, Brazil.

Teixeira DS, Nobrega Y, Carvalho RM, Castro L, de Carvalho MM, Santos RA, Teruya V, Pratesi R. Assessment of vitamin D levels in primates Callhithrix pennicilata in its natural habitat in Brazil.

Teixeira RG, Jardim LL, da Silva LG, Hasui E. Explaining and predicting Callicebus nigrifrons presence and a fragmented landscape.

Valencia LM, Link A, Cadena CD, Di Fiore A. Current taxonomic status of the critically endangered brown spider monkey (Ateles hybridus).

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Garber PA. Spatial and temporal patterns of loud calls in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra).

Van der Heide G, Fernandez-Duque E. Getting through the winter: dry season resources and their influence on owl monkey (Aotus azarai) reproduction.

Vick LG. Developmental flexibility in immature spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi).

Vidal-Garcia F, Serio-Silva JC Verification of predicted distribution of howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra and Alouatta palliata) in Tabasco, Mexico.

Watsa M. A revision of field methods for capturing and marking free-ranging saddleback tamarins (Saguinus fusicolis) and emperor tamarins (Saguinus Imperator).

Williams LE, Brady AG, Abee CR. The owl monkey breeding and research resource: a national resource in the USA.

Winandy MM, Verderane MR Ferreira GR, Izar P. Effects of demography on the social structure of tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus sp.)

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Eckhard W. Heymann "Books," Neotropical Primates 19(1), 58-67, (1 December 2012). https://doi.org/10.1896/044.019.0116
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