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New Developments In The Behavioral Ecology And Conservation Of Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia), Natalie Vasey May 2005

New Developments In The Behavioral Ecology And Conservation Of Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia), Natalie Vasey

Natalie Vasey

The papers in this issue were presented at a symposium during the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in June 2002. This symposium brought together many of the scientists who have contributed to our knowledge of ruffed lemur ecology, behavior, and conservation in the past decade. One objective was to share and compare key findings about ruffed lemurs (Varecia) resulting from long-term field studies at various sites in Madagascar. A second objective was to cross-fertilize work being done in the wild with that being done in captivity, with the aim of advancing ...