Foraging and ranging patterns in white-bellied spider monkeys.

  title={Foraging and ranging patterns in white-bellied spider monkeys.},
  author={Arthur C. Nunes},
  journal={Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology},
  volume={65 2},
  • Arthur C. Nunes
  • Published 1995 in
    Folia primatologica; international journal of…
Ranging and foraging patterns observed during a field study of the behavioral ecology of Ateles belzebuth belzebuth are analysed in the context of temporal and spatial variation in the distribution of plant resources at the study site. The study group exhibited two basic patterns of foraging behaviour and habitat exploitation, which appeared to correlate with the observed variation in resource availability. During the dry season, when the relative abundance of fruit decreased, the spider… CONTINUE READING
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