Sleeping Sites of Rhinopithecus brelichi at Yangaoping, Guizhou

  title={Sleeping Sites of Rhinopithecus brelichi at Yangaoping, Guizhou},
  author={Zuo-Fu Xiang and Shuai-Guo Nie and Zong-Fei Chang and Fu-Wen Wei and Ming Li},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
Arboreal primates spend about half of their lives at sleeping sites; hence, selection of sleeping sites is crucial for individual survival, and data concerning them is important for conservation efforts. We collected data on sleeping sites for a group of the endangered snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus brelichi) at Yangaoping (27°58′N, 108°45′E) from January 2006 to December 2007. All sleeping sites were located in the mid-slope and in the shadow of ridges facing the northeast and southeast. The… CONTINUE READING


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