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Symposium - Responses of primates to habitat alteration (part I)
Wednesday 6th August, 13:30-15:30
Sidlaw
Convenors: Schwitzer, C. & Ganzhorn, J.
474 RESPONSES OF LEMURS TO HABITAT ALTERATION (DEGRADATION, FRAGMENTATION, AGRICULTURAL USE, RESTORATION)
J.U. Ganzhorn*1, M.T. Irwin2, J. Ratsimbazafy3, C. Schwitzer4
1Hamburg University, Germany, 2McGill University, Canada, 3Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Madagascar, 4Bristol Zoo Gardens, United Kingdom
475 DENSITY OF THE SAHAMALAZA SPORTIVE LEMUR (LEPILEMUR SAHAMALAZENSIS) IN FOREST FRAGMENTS WITH DIFFERENT DEGREES OF DEGRADATION
F.S. Ruperti*1, F.P.M. Rabenandrasana2, S. Renaudeneau3, S.K. Bearder4, N. Schwitzer5, C. Schwitzer6
1Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, South Africa, 2Departement de Biologie Animale, Universite d'Antananarivo, Madagascar, 3Laboratoire de Neurobiologie de la Cognition, Universite de la Provence, France, 4Nocturnal Primate Research Group, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom, 5Association Europeenne pour l'Etude et la Conservation des Lemuriens (AEECL), France, 6Bristol Zoo Gardens, United Kingdom
476 GENERALIST OR SPECIALIST? BLUE-EYED BLACK LEMURS (EULEMUR MACACO FLAVIFRONS) IN A FRAGMENTED FOREST
N. Schwitzer1, C. Schwitzer*2
1Institute of Parasitology, Justus Liebig University, Germany, 2Bristol Zoo Gardens, United Kingdom
477 HABITAT DETERIORATION AND UNEXPECTED TROPHIC NICHE BROADENING: A CASE STUDY ON EGG-EATING BY BLACK-AND-GOLD HOWLER MONKEYS (ALOUATTA CARAYA)
J.C. Bicca-Marques*, C.B. Muhle, H.M. Prates, S.G. Oliveira, C. Calegaro-Marques
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
478 EFFECTS OF HABITAT DEGRADATION ON THE BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND GROUPING PATTERNS OF BROWN SPIDER MONKEYS (ATELES HYBRIDUS) AT SERRANIA DE LAS QUINCHAS, COLOMBIA
A. Link*4, A.M. Aldana2, A.G. de Luna1, A.L. Morales-Jimenez3, P.R. Stevenson2
1Proyecto Primates Colombia, Colombia, 2Centro de Investigaciones Ecologica La Macarena, Universidad De Los Andes, Colombia, 3Fundacion Biodiversa Colombia, Colombia, 4New York University and NYCEP, United States
479 EVOLUTIONARY APPROACHES TO UNDERSTANDING HUMAN-PRIMATE INTERACTIONS: ECOTOURISM AND WHITE-FACED CAPUCHIN MONKEYS IN COSTA RICA
M.H.C. Schulte
Washington State University, United States