The Gibbons: New Perspectives on Small Ape Socioecology and by Susan Lappan,Danielle Whittaker

By Susan Lappan,Danielle Whittaker

it's a nice honor to be requested to introduce this interesting new quantity, having been seriously interested by the 1st entire synthesis within the early Eighties. Gibbons are the main enchanting of primates. at the one hand, they're the main beautiful animals, with their upright posture and physique form, facial markings, dramatic arm-swinging locomotion and suspensory postures, and devastating duets; however, the small apes are the main assorted, as a result biologically necessary and informative, of our closest family. it really is difficult for me to think that it really is forty years to the month seeing that I first set foot at the Malay Peninsula to begin my doctoral examine of the siamang. i'm very proud to have within the footsteps of the good pioneer of primate box research, Clarence Ray chippie (CR or Ray, who i used to be lucky to fulfill two times, in Pennsylvania and in Zurich), first in important the United States (in 1967) after which in Southeast Asia. it really is seventy five years considering the fact that he studied howler monkeys on Barro Colorado Island within the Panama Canal sector. it really is 70 years on the grounds that he studied the white-handed gibbon in Thailand.

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