Within-group vigilance in red colobus
and redtail monkeys.
Sitting under a tallo tree swatting away the mosquitoes and the tsetse flies and squashing ticks between my thumbnails, a red colobus
soap opera unfolds in 3-D Technicolor above my head.
For 11 months, Wasserman and his team followed a group of red colobus
monkeys in Uganda's Kibale National Park and recorded what the primates ate.
The black colobus
is stacking children's wooden blocks on the kitchenette's table.
The snowy white Kikuyu colobus
monkey was born Nov.
This is the only northern safari circuit location where the rare and beautiful Colobus
Monkey can be found.
Amid this mosaic habitat live more than 133 species of bird and four species of primate: the vulnerable red colobus
, fleet-footed patas monkeys, nocturnal galagos--and the green monkeys.
Among primate species most at risk, or "critically endangered", are the Bouvier's red colobus
, an African monkey which has not been seen in 25 years, and the greater bamboo lemur of Madagascar, of which there are believed to be only about 140 in the wild.
Among species most at risk, or "critically endangered", were the Bouvier's red colobus
, an African monkey which has not been seen in 25 years, and the greater bamboo lemur of Madagascar totalling only about 140 in the wild.
1988) and Johnston (1998), Finlay, James, and Maple (1988) used color slides of zebra, cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus), orangutans, lions, Colobus
guereza), gorillas, Oryx antelope (Oryx beisa), and chimpanzees in their study because of the availability of such species, similarity to one another (e.
Humans are almost four times likelier to share pathogens with chimpanzees than with colobus
monkeys, which branched from the family tree 34.
Among those most at risk are the Miss Waldron's red colobus
of Ivory Coast and Ghana, the Goldenheaded langur of Vietnam and China's Hainan gibbon, whose numbers have dwindled to 17.