Health evaluation of translocated free-ranging primates in French Guiana.

@article{Thoisy2001HealthEO,
  title={Health evaluation of translocated free-ranging primates in French Guiana.},
  author={Beno{\^i}t de Thoisy and Ida Vogel and Jean Marc Reynes and Jean Francois Pouliquen and Bernard Carme and Mirdad Kazanji and Jean Cristophe Vi{\'e}},
  journal={American journal of primatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={1-16}
}
Among over 40 mammal species threatened by the filling of a hydroelectric dam reservoir in French Guiana, three species of primates have been translocated, comprising 124 red howler monkeys, six white-faced sakis, and 95 golden-handed tamarins. Health status of the animals was evaluated by direct physical examination and by hematological, biochemical, virological, and parasitological surveys of collected blood. The physical condition of the howlers was slightly worse toward the end of the… CONTINUE READING

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