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Measuring physical traits of primates remotely: the use of parallel lasers
Physical traits, such as body size, and processes like growth can be used as indices of primate health and can add to our understanding of life history and behavior. Accurately measuring physicalExpand
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How Do Primates Survive Among Humans? Mechanisms Employed by Vervet Monkeys at Lake Nabugabo, Uganda
Tropical deforestation is occurring at a rapid rate and while many studies focus on primate adaptations to forest fragment, few studies investigate the impacts of highly degraded areas, whereExpand
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Golden monkey ranging in relation to spatial and temporal variation in food availability
Understanding the determinants of a species’ range use aids in understanding their ecological requirements, which in turn facilitates designing effective conservation strategies. The rangingExpand
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Going, Going, Gone: A 15-Year History of the Decline of Primates in Forest Fragments near Kibale National Park, Uganda
Given accelerating trends of deforestation and human population growth, immediate and innovative solutions to conserve biodiversity are sorely needed. Between 1995 and 2010, we regularly monitoredExpand
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Social Behaviours and Networks of Vervet Monkeys Are Influenced by Gastrointestinal Parasites
Substantial research has shown that while some parasite infections can be fatal to hosts, most infections are sub-clinical and non-lethal. Such sub-clinical infections can nonetheless have negativeExpand
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How Does the Golden Monkey of the Virungas Cope in a Fruit-Scarce Environment?
Dennis Twinomugisha Institute of Environment and Natural Resources, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Colin A. Chapman Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611; WildlifeExpand
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Protozoan parasites in group‐living primates: testing the biological island hypothesis
A series of articles by W.J. Freeland published in the 1970s proposed that social organization and behavioral processes were heavily influenced by parasitic infections, which led to a number ofExpand
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Group Size Dynamics over 15+ Years in an African Forest Primate Community
Group size affects many aspects of the ecology and social organization of animals. We investigated group size stability for five primate species in Kibale National Park, Uganda from 1996 to 2011 atExpand
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Golden monkey populations decline despite improved protection in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda
Golden monkey populations decline despite improved protection in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda Dennis Twinomugisha and Colin A. Chapman* Institute of Environment and Natural Resources,Expand
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