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Old world monkeys

by Ann Elwood

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Published by Creative Education in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cercopithecidae -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Monkeys -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Monkeys.

  • About the Edition

    Examines the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of various species of Old World monkeys, those living in the rain forests and woodland-grassland regions of Africa and Asia.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementwritten by Ann Elwood.
    SeriesZoobooks, Zoo books (Mankato, Minn.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P93 E38 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1533722M
    ISBN 100886824192
    LC Control Number91011483
    OCLC/WorldCa23356203

    Old World monkeys (Cercopithecoidea) are the most successful and diverse group of living non-human primates in terms of the number of species, behavioural repertoires and ecology. They have much to teach us about the processes of evolution and the principles of Because the molars of all modern cercopithecoid monkeys are bilophodont, and most mammals with lophodont dentition eat leaves, the origin of Old World monkeys is commonly associated with a trend toward the inclusion of more leaves in their annual diets than in those of primitive apes and basal catarrhines (Jolly, ; Napier, ; Simons

    We will then apply this to some other Old World monkeys that also evidence a two-term combination. Putty-Nosed Monkey. Putty-nosed monkeys have two main alarm calls, pyows (=P), which are broadly distributed and suggestive of a general alarm call, and hacks (=H), which are often used to indicate eagles (Arnold and Zuberbühler, ). Old World monkeys (OWMs) are found in sub-Saharan Africa, southern Asia, and northern Japan. They live in a wide variety of habitats, from tropical jungle to seasonal snow and savannas. Some are arboreal and others ://

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This volume presents a broad, technical  › Books › Science & Math › Biological Sciences. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Old World monkeys: three decades of development and change in the study of the Cercopithecoidea / Clifford J.

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The smallest is the talapoin, with a head and body 34–37 cm in length, and weighing between and kilograms, while the largest is the male mandrill at around 70 cm in length, and weighing The moustached monkey (Cercopithecus cephus) is a species of guenon. Toni Angermayer/Photo Researchers.

Because the ecological niches that they occupy are similar, there are many parallels between Old and New World monkeys. In particular, the squirrel monkeys (genus Saimiri) of the New World and the talapoin (genus Miopithecus) of West-Central Monkeys seem to be a lot like us species of old world monkeys --Bodies of all monkeys --Monkey babies --Monkeys behave in ways --Some cultures worship monkeys --Many stories --Index.

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They have much to teach us about the processes of evolution and the principles of Ranger Rick Book Clubs Donate to the National Wildlife Federation Home > Search by Category > Books > Books - Ages 6 to 12 > Old World Monkeys > Old World Monkeys Softcover Old world monkeys differ from those found in the new world by several characteristics including features of the nose, the length of the ear canal and the number of teeth they possess.

All old world monkeys belong to the family Cercopithecidae and include many familiar species such as baboons and ://   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Old World Monkeys by Bill Ivy, JanuaryGrolier Academic Reference edition, Hardcover in English Howler monkeys have beards and long, thick hair which may be black, brown, or red. The red howler species is the most common, but it is often targeted by hunters eager for ://   Monkey is a common name that may refer to groups or species of mammals, in part, the simians of infraorder Simiiformes.

The term is applied descriptively to groups of primates, such as families of New World monkeys and Old World monkey species are tree-dwelling (), although there are species that live primarily on the ground, such as :// We tested 18 Old World monkeys (long-tailed macaques and olive baboons) in the so-called Primate Cognition Test Battery (PCTB) (Herrmann et al.Science).

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However, not all the monkeys he includes later in the book receive those designations. Four types of monkeys are highlighted in one-to-two page long "Featured Creatures"  › Books › Science & Math › Biological Sciences.Our knowledge of the systematics of Old World monkeys, gleaned from both morphological and molecular approaches, is still poorer than many would admit.

In the s, Nuttall's immunological approach was enhanced and used extensively by anthropologists and biochemists studying primates (Goodman,; Sarich and Wilson,).