Sociality in the spectral tarsier, Tarsius spectrum

@article{Gursky2000SocialityIT,
  title={Sociality in the spectral tarsier, Tarsius spectrum},
  author={Sharon L. Gursky},
  journal={American Journal of Primatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={51}
}
  • S. Gursky
  • Published 1 May 2000
  • Education
  • American Journal of Primatology
Recent studies indicate that many of the nocturnal prosimian primates are gregarious rather than solitary. This paper shows that the spectral tarsier is gregarious during its nightly activity period as well as in its sleeping tree. Using mist nets and radiotelemetry, focal follows were conducted on six groups at Tangkoko Nature Reserve in Sulawesi, Indonesia. During 442 focal follows, 1072 encounters between a focal adult group member and another adult were observed. The number of encounters… 

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