Comparative Demography of Two Commensal Macaques in India: Implications for Population Status and Conservation

@article{Kumar2013ComparativeDO,
  title={Comparative Demography of Two Commensal Macaques in India: Implications for Population Status and Conservation},
  author={Rishi Kumar and Anindya Sinha and Sindhu Radhakrishna},
  journal={Folia Primatologica},
  year={2013},
  volume={84},
  pages={384 - 393}
}
Rhesus and bonnet macaques are among the most common primates found in India and have been categorised as being of Least Concern by the IUCN. Despite the wealth of information on their ecology and behaviour, little attention has been paid to their demography or population status. We studied the demographic status of the two species along their common distribution zone in western, central and south-eastern India. Bonnet macaques were largely found in forest areas whereas rhesus macaques were… 
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