Demographic and life-history patterns in a population of ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) at Beza Mahafaly Reserve, Madagascar: a 15-year perspective.

@article{Gould2003DemographicAL,
  title={Demographic and life-history patterns in a population of ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) at Beza Mahafaly Reserve, Madagascar: a 15-year perspective.},
  author={L. Gould and R. Sussman and M. Sauther},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2003},
  volume={120 2},
  pages={
          182-94
        }
}
  • L. Gould, R. Sussman, M. Sauther
  • Published 2003
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • Over 15 field seasons (1987-2001), we collected census and life-history data on a population of individually identified ring-tailed lemurs at the Beza Mahafaly Reserve, Madagascar. No significant difference was found in population size over the study period, though a marked decline in the population occurred following a 2-year drought. The population rebounded rapidly after the immediate postdrought period. There was nearly a complete replacement of individuals over the study period. Average… CONTINUE READING
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