A 15-Year Perspective on the Social Organization and Life History of Sifaka in Kirindy Forest

@inproceedings{Kappeler2012A1P,
  title={A 15-Year Perspective on the Social Organization and Life History of Sifaka in Kirindy Forest},
  author={Peter M Kappeler and Claudia Fichtel},
  year={2012}
}
In this chapter, we summarize some fundamental demographic and morphometric data from the first 15 years of a long-term study of Verreaux’s sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) at Kirindy Forest in Western Madagascar. We first describe this research site, its history, and infrastructure, as well as the methods employed to study a local sifaka population. Regular censuses, behavioral observations, and systematic captures of members of up to 11 groups began in 1995 and yielded a data set on demography… CONTINUE READING

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