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Title Monkeys on the edge : ecology and management of long-tailed macaques and their interface with humans / edited by Michael D. Gumert, Agusti̓n Fuentes [and] Lisa Jones-Engel
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 360 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology ; 60
Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology ; 60
Contents The common monkey of southeast Asia : long-tailed macaque populations, ethnophoresy, and their occurrence in human environments / Michael D. Gumert -- The long-tailed macaques of Karimunjawa (Macaca fascicularis karimondjiwae) : a small and isolated subspecies threatened by human-macaque conflict / Nur Afendi, Devis Rachmawan and Michael D. Gumert -- Trade in long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) / Kaitlyn-Elizabeth Foley and Chris R. Shepherd -- Distribution and current status of long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis aurea) in Myanmar / Aye Mi San and Yuzuru Hamada -- Preliminary survey of the long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) on Java, Indonesia : distribution and human-primate conflict / Randall C. Kyes, Entang Iskandar and Joko Pamungkas -- Distribution and present status of long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) in Laos and their ecological relationship with rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) / Yuzuru Hamada [and others] -- A possible decline in populations of the long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) in northeastern Cambodia / Benjamin P.Y.-H. Lee -- Campus monkeys of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia : nuisance problems and students' perceptions / Badrul Munir Md-Zain, Mohamed Reza Tarmizi and Mastura Mohd Zaki -- Human impact on long-tailed macaques in Thailand / Suchinda Malaivijitnond, Yolanda Vazquez and Yuzuru Hamada -- Macaque behavior at the human-monkey interface : the activity and demography of semi-free ranging Macaca fascicularis at Padangtegal, Bali, Indonesia / Agustín Fuentes [and others] -- Recent demographic and behavioral data of Macaca fascicularis at Padangtegal, Bali, Indonesia / F. Brotcorne [and others] -- The role of M. fascicularis in infectious agent transmission / Gregory Engel and Lisa Jones-Engel -- Macaca fascicularis in Mauritius : implications for macaque-human interactions and for future research on long-tailed macaques / Robert Sussman, Christopher A. Shaffer and Lisa Guidi -- The support of conservation programs through the biomedical usage of long-tailed macaques in Mauritius / Nada Padayatchy -- Ethnophoresy : the exotic macaques on Ngeaur Island, Republic of Palau / Bruce P. Wheatley -- India's rhesus populations : protectionism vs. conservation management / Charles Southwick and M. Farooq Siddiqi -- Managing human-macaque conflict in Himachal, India / Sandeep Rattan -- Developing sustainable human-macaque communities / Lisa Jones-Engel [and others] -- Management of nuisance macaques in Hong Kong / Chung-Tong Shek -- Lessons and challenges in the management of long-tailed macaques in urban Singapore / Benjamin P.Y.-H. Lee and Sharon Chan -- Future directions for research and conservation of long-tailed macaque populations / Michael D. Gumert [and others]
Summary "Long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) have a wide geographical distribution and extensively overlap with human societies across southeast Asia, regularly utilizing the edges of secondary forest and inhabiting numerous anthropogenic environments, including temple grounds, cities and farmlands. Yet despite their apparent ubiquity across the region, there are striking gaps in our understanding of long-tailed macaque population ecology. This timely volume, a key resource for primatologists, anthropologists and conservationists, underlines the urgent need for comprehensive population studies on common macaques. Providing the first detailed look at research on this underexplored species, it unveils what is currently known about the population of M. fascicularis, explores the contexts and consequences of human-macaque sympatry and discusses the innovative programs being initiated to resolve human-macaque conflict across Asia. Spread throughout the book are boxed case studies that supplement the chapters and give a valuable insight into specific field studies on wild M. fascicularis populations"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Kra -- Conservation.
Kra -- Ecology.
Kra -- Effect of human beings on.
Conservation of Natural Resources.
Ecology.
Macaca fascicularis.
Form Electronic book
Author Fuentes, Agustin.
Gumert, Michael D.
Jones-Engel, Lisa.
LC no. 2010054305
ISBN 0511974434 (ebook)
1139077864 (electronic bk.)
1139080156 (e-book)
9780511974434 (ebook)
9781139077866 (electronic bk.)
9781139080156 (e-book)