Dispersal by Propithecus verreauxi at Beza Mahafaly , Madagascar : 1984-1 991

  title={Dispersal by Propithecus verreauxi at Beza Mahafaly , Madagascar : 1984-1 991},
  author={P. RAKOTOMANGA ' A. F. RICHARD'},
  • Published 2005
From 1984 to 1991,126 males and females were marked and monitored in a wild population of Propithecus uerreauxi in southwest Madagascar. Animals were assigned birth years, based on known birth date or degree of dental wear calibrated by recapture data. Twenty-one of 27 groups identified in 1984 persisted within stable home range boundaries, 6 groups disappeared, and 6 new groups formed. Only males transferred between existing groups, although individuals of both sexes left groups to form new… CONTINUE READING


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