A model of the gelada socio-ecological system

@article{Dunbar2006AMO,
  title={A model of the gelada socio-ecological system},
  author={Robin I M Dunbar},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={33},
  pages={69-83}
}
Data from three populations of gelada baboons are used to generate a model of the species' socio-ecology that relates time budget requirements to group size, day journey length, and relevant environmental parameters. The model is used to examine the range of environmental conditions under which gelada could survive. This analysis indicates that a grazing primate like the gelada would run out of available time for foraging at just above and just below the altitudes at which they are now found… CONTINUE READING
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