The Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs of Madagascar: Biology, Behavior by Shawn M. Lehman,Ute Radespiel,Elke Zimmermann

By Shawn M. Lehman,Ute Radespiel,Elke Zimmermann

The dwarf and mouse lemurs of Madagascar are very species-rich lemur genera, but there's a relative paucity of data in this primate kin in released literature. during this first ever therapy of the Cheirogaleidae, foreign specialists are introduced jointly to check and combine our present wisdom of the behaviour, body structure, ecology, genetics and biogeography of those species. a variety of direct and oblique learn equipment which are at present used to review those cryptic nocturnal solitary foragers are defined. by means of uniting frequently disparate study on captive and free-ranging taxa and synthesising fresh methodological advances, this ebook offers new insights that would inspire extra experiences of this attention-grabbing primate kinfolk. This synthesis will supply an incentive for extra integrative experiences of the Cheirogaleidae in captivity and within the wild, allowing the affects of deforestation and different elements to be pointed out and instructions for destiny conservation efforts to be established.

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