Faces in the Forest: The Endangered Muriqui Monkeys of Brazil

Faces in the Forest: The Endangered Muriqui Monkeys of Brazil

Faces in the Forest The Endangered Muriqui Monkeys of Brazil The woolly spider monkey or muriqui is one of the most threatened primate species in the world Because of deforestation in their natural habitat the Atlantic coastal forests of southeastern Brazil t

  • Title: Faces in the Forest: The Endangered Muriqui Monkeys of Brazil
  • Author: Karen B. Strier
  • ISBN: 9780674290082
  • Page: 241
  • Format: Paperback
  • The woolly spider monkey, or muriqui, is one of the most threatened primate species in the world Because of deforestation in their natural habitat the Atlantic coastal forests of southeastern Brazil the muriquis are confined to less than 3 percent of their original range As of 1987, there were only a dozen forest fragments known to support a total muriqui population ofThe woolly spider monkey, or muriqui, is one of the most threatened primate species in the world Because of deforestation in their natural habitat the Atlantic coastal forests of southeastern Brazil the muriquis are confined to less than 3 percent of their original range As of 1987, there were only a dozen forest fragments known to support a total muriqui population of about 500 As of 1998, at least 20 forests are known to support at least 1,000 muriquis This book traces the natural history of the muriqui from its scientific discovery in 1806 to its current, highly endangered status.Karen Strier provides a case study of this scientifically important primate species by balancing field research and ecological issues Through her accessible presentation, readers gain a broad understanding of primate behavior and tropical conservation.

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    The Muriqui (Brachyteles arachnoides), the sole species in its genus, is the largest New World monkey, closely related to the Spider Monkeys and the Wooly Monkeys, and more distantly to the Howler Monkeys. It inhabits what is left of the Atlantic Coastal Forest in southeastern Brazil, the most densely populated agricultural/industrial region of the country, and together with the Golden Lion Tamarin of the same remnant forest is the most endangered of all the New World primates.Strier began her s [...]

    A Beautiful read. Great for a students wanting more insight in what it means to work in the field without needing intensive knowledge of Primatology and doesn't loose a reader to professional jargon. She covers the highs and lows of field research, her search for the best way to observe and collect data, her own social relationships with the muriqui and colleagues.

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