Savanna Monkeys: The Genus Chlorocebus (Hardcover)

Savanna Monkeys: The Genus Chlorocebus By Trudy R. Turner, Christopher A. Schmitt, Jennifer Danzy Cramer Cover Image

Savanna Monkeys: The Genus Chlorocebus (Hardcover)

$156.38


Living across Africa and the Caribbean, this widely dispersed primate population must adapt to different environmental challenges. How do members of the genus Chlorocebus live in desert-like conditions and in areas with freezing temperatures and snow in winter? This book examines the ways these primates adapt genetically, hormonally, physically and behaviourally to their changing landscapes. It features summary chapters for major topics such as behavioural ecology, life history, taxonomy, genetics and ethnoprimatology. Shorter essays supplement the work, with experts detailing their particular research on these primates. The combination of scholarship provides both a comprehensive view of this adaptable genus while enabling the reader to gain depth in specific topics. Developed from a symposium, this book combines decades of experience working with savanna monkeys into a tangible resource, for students and researchers in primatology as well as evolutionary and behavioural studies.
Product Details ISBN: 9780521782944
ISBN-10: 0521782945
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2019
Pages: 358
Language: English