High population density of black-handed spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) in Costa Rican lowland wet forest

@article{Weghorst2006HighPD,
  title={High population density of black-handed spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) in Costa Rican lowland wet forest},
  author={Jennifer Anne Weghorst},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={48},
  pages={108-116}
}
The main objective of this study was to estimate the population density and demographic structure of spider monkeys living in wet forest in the vicinity of Sirena Biological Station, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Results of a 14-month line-transect survey showed that spider monkeys of Sirena have one of the highest population densities ever recorded for this genus. Density estimates varied, however, depending on the method chosen to estimate transect width. Data from behavioral… CONTINUE READING

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