Primate Field Studies

Monographs on the Lives of Wild Primates

  • The Gibbons of Khao Yai: Seasonal Variation in Behavior and Ecology book cover

    The Gibbons of Khao Yai

    Seasonal Variation in Behavior and Ecology, 1st Edition

    By Thad Q. Bartlett

    Primatologists have long viewed small fruiting trees, like figs, as the reason for gibbons’ territorial and monogamous behavior.  However, at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand where gibbons are prevalent, figs are one of the largest trees in the forest.  In this long-term field study,…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    Routledge
    Primate Field Studies

  • The Socioecology of Adult Female Patas Monkeys and Vervets in Kenya book cover

    The Socioecology of Adult Female Patas Monkeys and Vervets in Kenya

    1st Edition

    By Jill D.E. Pruetz

    For upper-level and/or graduate level Primatology or Biological Anthropology courses.Socioecology of Adult Female Patas Monkeys and Vervet in Kenya, East Africa provides students with a glimpse into a research project from start to finish.  It discusses basic issues of studying primates and…

    Paperback – 2008-02-27
    Routledge
    Primate Field Studies

  • A Natural History of the Brown Mouse Lemur book cover

    A Natural History of the Brown Mouse Lemur

    1st Edition

    By Sylvia Atsalis

    This text can be used for any undergraduate or graduate course with a primate behavior or primate ecology component. It can also be used as supplemental reading, for any advanced animal behavior class. There are very few books that address the biology of nocturnal primates. There are even fewer…

    Paperback – 2007-10-09
    Routledge
    Primate Field Studies

  • The Spectral Tarsier book cover

    The Spectral Tarsier

    1st Edition

    By Sharon L. Gursky

    Part of the Primate Field Studies series. The Spectral Tarier shares the results of long-term field study by Sharon L. Gursky with a broad audience.…

    Paperback – 2005-11-30
    Routledge
    Primate Field Studies

  • Strategies of Sex and Survival in Female Hamadryas Baboons: Through a Female Lens book cover

    Strategies of Sex and Survival in Female Hamadryas Baboons

    Through a Female Lens, 1st Edition

    By Larissa Swedell

    This book describes the first field study focusing on the behavior of hamadryas females in the wild. In its attempt to rectify the male-biased view of hamadryas baboon behavior that has persisted over the decades, this book suggests that female behavior contributes more to hamadryas social…

    Paperback – 2005-02-25
    Routledge
    Primate Field Studies