Conservation of Red Colobus and Their Habitats

  title={Conservation of Red Colobus and Their Habitats},
  author={Thomas T. Struhsaker},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
A review of the conservation status of red colobus indicates that ≥38.9% of the taxa are threatened with extinction in the near future. Although no taxon of red colobus appears to have gone extinct, many of their populations have. The major threats are hunting and habitat loss and degradation, but in some cases intrinsic biotic factors, such as predator-prey imbalance, are leading to serious declines in populations. I propose a general framework for evaluating conservation problems and possible… CONTINUE READING

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