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Title Eat or be eaten : predator sensitive foraging among primates / edited by Lynne E. Miller.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 297 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An introduction to predator sensitive foraging / Lynne E. Miller -- Dangers in the dark: are some nocturnal primates afraid of the dark? / Simon K. Bearder, K.A.I. Nekaris, Courtney A. Buzzell -- Predation sensitive foraging in captive tamarins / Mark J. Prescott and Hannah M. Buchanan-Smith -- Seeing red: consequence of individual differences in color vision in callitrichid primates / Nancy G. Caine -- Predator sensitive foraging in Thomas Langurs / Elisabeth H.M. Sterck -- The role of group size in predator sensitive foraging decisions for wedge-capped capuchin monkeys (Cebus olivaceus) / Lynne E. Miller -- Group size effects on predation sensitive foraging in wild ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) / Michelle L. Sauther -- Species differences in feeding in Milne Edward's sifakas (Propithecus diadema edwardsi), rufus lemurs (Eulemur fulvus rufus), and red-bellied lemurs (Eulemur rubiventer) in southern Madagascar: implications for predator avoidance / Deborah J. Overdorff, Suzanne G. Strait, and Ryan G. Seltzer -- Evidence of predator sensitive foraging and traveling in single- and mixed-species tamarin troops / Paul A. Garber and Júlio César Bicca-Marques -- Predator (in)sensitive foraging in sympatric female vervets (Cercopithecus aethiops) and patas monkeys (Erythrocebus patas): a test of ecological models of group dispersion / Lynne A. Isbell and Karen L. Enstam -- Predation risk and antipredator adaptations in white-faced sakis, pithecia pithecia / Terrence M. Gleason and Marilyn A. Norconk -- Foraging female baboons exhibit similar patterns of antipredator vigilance across two populations / Russell A. Hill and Guy Cowlishaw -- Foraging and safety in adult female blue monkeys in the Kakamega Forest, Kenya / Marina Cords -- Predicting predation risk for foraging, arboreal monkeys / Adrian Treves -- Predator sensitive foraging in ateline primates / Anthony Di Fiore -- Antipredatory behavior in gibbons (Hylobates lar, Khao Yai/Tailand) / Nicola L. Uhde and Volker Sommer.
Summary Predator sensitive foraging is about balancing the need to eat against the need to avoid being eaten. Eat or be Eaten explores all the available information from fieldwork and the laboratory to broaden our understanding of this complex but fascinating field.
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Subject Primates -- Behavior.
Primates -- Food.
Predation (Biology)
Primates -- psychology.
Appetitive Behavior.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Miller, Lynne E. (Lynne Elizabeth), 1963-
Other Form: Print version: Eat or be eaten. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002 0521804515 0521011043 (DLC) 2001037947 (OCoLC)47443842
ISBN 0511077955 (electronic bk.)
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9780511610233 (ebook)
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9780521804516 (hardback)
0521804515 (hardback)
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9781280955877
0521011043 (Paper)
0521804515 (Cloth)