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Phylogeny and Divergence Times of Lemurs Inferred with Recent and Ancient Fossils in the Tree.
Paleontological and neontological systematics seek to answer evolutionary questions with different data sets. Phylogenies inferred for combined extant and extinct taxa provide novel insights into theExpand
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Biocultural approaches to well-being and sustainability indicators across scales
Monitoring and evaluation are central to ensuring that innovative, multi-scale, and interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability are effective. The development of relevant indicators for localExpand
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The Effects of Habitat Disturbance on Lemurs at Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar
The alarming rate of deforestation in Madagascar is driving some endemic primates to extinction. Surprisingly, anthropogenic habitat disturbance is not always deleterious. The effect of disturbanceExpand
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Long-Term Lemur Research at Centre Valbio, Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar
We present findings from 25 years of studying 13 species of sympatric primates at Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Long-term studies have revealed that lemur demography at Ranomafana is impactedExpand
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Testing Bergmann's rule and the resource seasonality hypothesis in Malagasy primates using GIS-based climate data.
We tested four major hypotheses on the ecological aspects of body mass variation in extant Malagasy strepsirrhines: thermoregulation, resource seasonality/scarcity, resource quality, and primaryExpand
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Testing the adaptive radiation hypothesis for the lemurs of Madagascar
Lemurs, the diverse, endemic primates of Madagascar, are thought to represent a classic example of adaptive radiation. Based on the most complete phylogeny of living and extinct lemurs yet assembled,Expand
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Primate diversification inferred from phylogenies and fossils
  • James P Herrera
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
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Biodiversity arises from the balance between speciation and extinction. Fossils record the origins and disappearance of organisms, and the branching patterns of molecular phylogenies allow estimationExpand
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The Effects of Biogeography and Biotic Interactions on Lemur Community Assembly
Geographic patterns of biodiversity result from broad-scale biogeographic and present-day ecological processes. The aim of this study was to investigate the relative importance of biogeographicExpand
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Entamoeba histolytica infection in wild lemurs associated with proximity to humans.
Amoebiasis, caused by Entamoeba histolytica, affects 50 million people worldwide, and results in 100,000 deaths annually. It is particularly prevalent in developing nations where poverty and poorExpand
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The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project
Abstract The PREDICTS project—Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems (www.predicts.org.uk)—has collated from published studies a large, reasonably representativeExpand
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