Costs and benefits of home range shifts among vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) in Amboseli National Park, Kenya

@article{Isbell2004CostsAB,
  title={Costs and benefits of home range shifts among vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) in Amboseli National Park, Kenya},
  author={Lynne A Isbell and Dorothy L Cheney and Robert M. Seyfarth},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={27},
  pages={351-358}
}
A decline in the density of trees and the deterioration of the habitat of vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) in Amboseli National Park, Kenya, have been accompanied by movement of vervet groups into unfamiliar areas. These home range shifts were documented over a period of 26 months. The largest group moved into the home ranges of neighboring groups and acquired more trees, a resource that had become more limited. The groups whose home ranges were encroached upon did not share their home… CONTINUE READING