Impending extinction crisis of the world’s primates: Why primates matter

@inproceedings{Estrada2017ImpendingEC,
  title={Impending extinction crisis of the world’s primates: Why primates matter},
  author={Alejandro Estrada and Anthony B. Rylands and Christian Roos and Eduardo Fernandez-Duque and Anthony Di Fiore and K Anne-Isola Nekaris and Vincent Nijman and Eckhard W Heymann and Joanna E Lambert and Francesco Rovero and Claudia Barelli and Joanna M. Setchell and Thomas R Gillespie and Russell A. Mittermeier and Luis D. Verde Arregoitia and Miguel de Guinea and Sidney Gouveia and Ricardo Dobrovolski and Sam Shanee and Noga Shanee and Sarah Ann Boyle and Agustin Fuentes and Katherine C MacKinnon and Katherine R Amato and Andreas L. S. Meyer and Serge Wich and Robert Sussman and Ruliang Pan and Inza Kon{\'e} and Baoguo Li},
  booktitle={Science Advances},
  year={2017}
}
Nonhuman primates, our closest biological relatives, play important roles in the livelihoods, cultures, and religions of many societies and offer unique insights into human evolution, biology, behavior, and the threat of emerging diseases. They are an essential component of tropical biodiversity, contributing to forest regeneration and ecosystem health. Current information shows the existence of 504 species in 79 genera distributed in the Neotropics, mainland Africa, Madagascar, and Asia… CONTINUE READING
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