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The socioecology of the ringtailed lemur: Thirty‐five years of research
Linnaeus' original scientific description of Lemur catta, the ringtailed lemur, was based on a living animal brought to England in 1749. Although there were many brief descriptions of wild ringtailedExpand
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Lemurs of Madagascar
  • L. Gould
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Primatology
  • 1 April 1996
In 1992, when I was conducting research at the Beza-Mahafaly Reserve in southwestern Madagascar, two visitors to the reserve were describing a type of sifaka they had seen while traveling by boatExpand
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Demographic and life-history patterns in a population of ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) at Beza Mahafaly Reserve, Madagascar: a 15-year perspective.
Over 15 field seasons (1987-2001), we collected census and life-history data on a population of individually identified ring-tailed lemurs at the Beza Mahafaly Reserve, Madagascar. No significantExpand
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Natural Disasters and Primate Populations: The Effects of a 2-Year Drought on a Naturally Occurring Population of Ring-Tailed Lemurs (Lemur catta) in Southwestern Madagascar
We examine demographic patterns from a long-term study (1987–1996) of the population of ring-tailed lemurs in the Beza-Mahafaly Special Reserve, in southwestern Madagascar. In particular, we focus onExpand
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Infant Killing, Wounding and Predation in Eulemur and Lemur
Infant killing by primates is highly controversial. Sexual selection of infanticidal males has been disputed, especially for seasonally breeding species, in which death of an infant does not advanceExpand
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Chronic Wound Repair and Healing in Older Adults: Current Status and Future Research
Older adults are more likely to have chronic wounds than younger people, and the effect of chronic wounds on quality of life is particularly profound in this population. Wound healing slows with age,Expand
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Variation in fecal testosterone levels, inter‐male aggression, dominance rank and age during mating and post‐mating periods in wild adult male ring‐tailed lemurs (Lemur catta)
In primate species exhibiting seasonal reproduction, patterns of testosterone excretion in adult males are variable: in some species, peaks correlate with female receptivity periods and heightenedExpand
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The social development of free-ranging infantLemur catta at Berenty reserve, Madagascar
  • L. Gould
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Primatology
  • 1 August 1990
The social development of 11 free-ranging infantLemur catta was examined over the first 16 weeks of the infants' lives. By 16 weeks, infants still occasionally suckled and were carried dorsally, butExpand
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Anti-Predator Strategies in a Diurnal Prosimian, the Ring-Tailed Lemur ( Lemur catta ), at the Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve, Madagascar
With the dramatic increase in research on Madagascar’s lemurs during the past few decades, it is now feasible to both document anti-predator behavior and to test predictions regarding the effect ofExpand
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