Fragmented living: Behavioural ecology of primates in a forest fragment in the Lopé Reserve, Gabon

  title={Fragmented living: Behavioural ecology of primates in a forest fragment in the Lop{\'e} Reserve, Gabon},
  author={Caroline E. G. Tutin},
A 17-month study was made of the primates using a 9-ha “island” of forest, surrounded by savanna, in the northern part of the Lopé Reserve, Gabon. One group ofCercopithecus cephus (plus a young maleCercopithecus nictitans who was in permanent association with them) were resident in the fragment and groups of five other species of primates made visits during 127 days of observation:Pan troglodytes, 15 visits;Cercocebus albigena, 10;Colobus satanas, 3;Cercopithecus nictitans, 2;C. pogonias, 1… CONTINUE READING
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