Ecology and behavior ofPresbytis thomasi in Northern Sumatra

@article{Gurmaya1986EcologyAB,
  title={Ecology and behavior ofPresbytis thomasi in Northern Sumatra},
  author={Kunkun Jaka Gurmaya},
  journal={Primates},
  year={1986},
  volume={27},
  pages={151-172}
}
A field study of 23 bisexual troops, ranging in size from 3 to 21 members ( $$\bar x$$ =8), and two all-male groups of the Thomas's leaf monkey (Presbytis thomasi) was conducted in North Sumatra from November 1981 to April 1984. Most troops (N=19 or 82.6%) contained only one adult male. Two troops and one group were most intensively studied. The home range was 12.3–15.7 ha for the two bisexual troops, and only 1.7 ha for the one, all-male, ten-member group. Fruits composed more than 50% of… CONTINUE READING

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