Colobus monkeys and coconuts: a study of perceived human–wildlife conflicts

  title={Colobus monkeys and coconuts: a study of perceived human–wildlife conflicts},
  author={Kirstin S. Siex and Thomas T. Struhsaker},
  journal={Journal of Applied Ecology},
Summary 1. Approximately half of the remaining Zanzibar red colobus Procolobus kirkii, one of Africa's most endangered primates, reside permanently outside protected areas, many within agricultural areas. Consequently, conservation of this endangered species is strongly dependent on the development of effective management plans that address the potential human–wildlife conflicts in these agricultural areas. 2. There are a growing number of complaints about red colobus consumption of… 

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