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Woolly monkeys are huge, beautiful and common primates discovered all through many elements of the Amazon basin. it's only within the final twenty-five years or in order that long term experiences of woollies of their wooded area habitat were profitable; they've got no longer more often than not been effectively saved in captivity. yet now, in particular as a result of their measurement, those creatures are pressed on either side through bush meat hunters and woodland fragmentation. Their destiny is changing into severely precarious and the editors suppose that it's time to exhibit those animals with an entire book.

The editors draw jointly a few fresh woolly monkey reports from 3 Amazonian international locations, together with 5 taxa of woolly monkeys, 4 of that have lately been reclassified with no utilizing new organic standards as species instead of subspecies (Groves, 2001, 2005; Rylands & Mittermeier, 2009). This quantity presents a variety of stories by way of famous researchers and complex scholars on quite a lot of topics utilizing newly generated facts, together with a feedback of the hot taxonomic adjustments. the various info contained inside The Woolly Monkey: habit, Ecology, Systematics and Captive study will support readers comprehend those good-looking animals and should, we are hoping, energize them to give a contribution to their conservation.

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