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A ten-year summary of reproductive parameters for ring-tailed lemurs at berenty, madagascar
From 1989 to 1998, 204 live births were recorded for ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) at Berenty, Madagascar. Excluding unknown birth dates, the peak month of birth was September, with 82.0%Expand
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Analysis of current two-way evacuation routes based on residents׳ perceptions in a historic preservation area
Historic preservation areas are extremely vulnerable to disasters because many persons in need of aids live in the many wooden houses standing close together. It is also difficult to widen narrowExpand
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Elution of Uranium and Transition Metals from Amidoxime-Based Polymer Adsorbents for Sequestering Uranium from Seawater
High-surface-area amidoxime and carboxylic acid grafted polymer adsorbents developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory were tested for sequestering uranium in a flowing seawater flume system at theExpand
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Ticks found among the Wild Ringtailed Lemurs at the Berenty Reserve, Madagascar
From the facial skins of the 22 ringtailed lemurs (Lemur catta), 184 ticks (Haemaphysalis (Rhipistoma) lemuris Hoogstraal, 1953) were collected at the Berenty Reserve, Madagascar. Male ticks occupiedExpand
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Lifespan and Reproductive Senescence in a Free-Ranging Ring-Tailed Lemur (Lemur catta) Population at Berenty, Madagascar
The lifespan and age-specific fecundity of female ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) were estimated from a 24-year longitudinal dataset based on individual identification at Berenty Reserve,Expand
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INTER- AND WITHIN-TROOP COMPETITION OF FEMALE RING-TAILED LEMURS: A PRELIMINARY REPORT
In a female-bonded/matrilineal group of primates, females may suffer from competition in both within- and inter-troop contexts. The balance between these two forms of competition was analyzed fromExpand
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Longitudinal study of respiratory function and symptoms in a non-smoking group of long-term officially-acknowledged victims of pollution-related illness
BackgroundAir pollution is known to be a leading cause of respiratory symptoms. Many cross-sectional studies reported that air pollution caused respiratory disease in Japanese individuals in theExpand
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Influence of group size on reproductive success of female ring-tailed lemurs: distinguishing between IGFC and PFC hypotheses
Based on data obtained over a period of 11 years from female ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta), we analyzed the correlation between group size and female reproductive parameters. The birth rate andExpand
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Daytime deliveries observed for the ring-tailed lemurs of the berenty reserve, Madagascar
In the Berenty Reserve, Southern Madagascar, of the 16 deliveries recorded for ring-tailed lemurs from 1995 and 1997, 10 cases occurred during daytime hours (07:00 – 16:59). Four mothers lost contactExpand
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Heart rate recovery after the 6‐min walk test is related to 6‐min walk distance and percutaneous oxygen saturation recovery in patients with COPD
Heart rate recovery (HRR) after maximal load exercise affects mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, the associations of clinical characteristics with HRR after the 6‐minExpand
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