Bio Primate Section pres - -Mean group size is about 9...

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11/4/09 Species: Common & Scientific Simakobu Monkey, Simias concolor concolor . Ansley
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11/4/09 Geographi -Mentawai Islands, south of Sumatra in SE Asia. -Inland evergreen tropical rainforests.
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11/4/09 Diet - Specialized folivore. -Leaves, fruits, and flowers. -Spends half the day feeding and foraging
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11/4/09 Locomotion & Posture -Arboreal quadrupeds . -More terrestrial than most leaf-eating monkeys. -Mature male moves 400-1000 meters on a given day.
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11/4/09 Sexual Dimorphism -Adult males are 13% larger, 23% heavier than adult females.
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11/4/09 -Both monogamou s and polygynous groups -Majority is polygynous -Mating does not occur seasonally
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11/4/09 Social Group Structure
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Unformatted text preview: -Mean group size is about 9 individuals - -Average adult male:female ratio of 1:3. -Group sizes depend upon habitat disturbance 11/4/09 Conservation Status -Until recent human arrival 2 millenia ago, its only predators were large snakes and birds of prey. -Today: Habitat disturbance and hunting 11/4/09 Something special? http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/46 0121/simakobu http://www.primate-sg.org/concolor07.htm http://www.ippl.org/2002-november-5.php-One of the most endangered and hard to find primates in the world! -On top 25 list of most endangered primates-I couldnt help but be intrigued by its clever face! So...
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