By Martín M. Kowalewski, Paul A. Garber, Liliana Cortés-Ortiz, Bernardo Urbani, Dionisios Youlatos
Howler monkeys (genus Alouatta) include twelve species of leaf-eating New international monkeys that variety from southern Mexico via northern Argentina. This genus is the main frequent of any New international primate taxa, and will be discovered to inhabit various wooded area varieties from undisturbed rainforest to critically anthropogenically impacted woodland fragments. even though there were many stories on person species of howler monkeys, this booklet is the 1st complete quantity to put details on howler habit and biology inside of a theoretical framework of ecological and social adaptability. this can be the second one of 2 volumes dedicated to the genus Alouatta.
· Examines behavioral and physiological mechanisms that permit howler monkeys to take advantage of hugely disturbed and fragmented habitats
· offers versions of howler monkey nutrition, social association, and mating platforms which may additionally tell researchers learning previous global colobines, apes, and different tropical mammals
These objectives are completed in a set of chapters written through a exotic crew of scientists at the feeding ecology, habit, mating suggestions, and administration and conservation of howlers. This ebook additionally comprises chapters at the howler microbiome, the concept that of behavioral variability, sexual choice, and the position of primates in wooded area regeneration.