Rivers as Barriers to Primate Distributions in Africa

  title={Rivers as Barriers to Primate Distributions in Africa},
  author={Alexander H. Harcourt and Matt A. Wood},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
Rivers border the geographic distributions of primate taxa, but the extent to which the rivers are effective barriers is debated. We here provide the first statistically substantiated analysis of the role of rivers as barriers to the distribution of primates in west and central Africa, as judged by the coincidence of the edge of distributions of forest… CONTINUE READING