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Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros (World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series)

by J.-J. Petter

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of wildlife & habitats,
  • Zoology & animal sciences,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Madagascar,
  • Affen,
  • Halbaffen,
  • Lemuren,
  • Madagaskar,
  • Primaten,
  • Science / Zoology,
  • lemurs,
  • monkeys,
  • primatess,
  • taxonomy,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Mammals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatCD-ROM
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12771872M
    ISBN 103540145524
    ISBN 109783540145523

      Madagascar Everything You Need To Know Before Traveling To The Island Of Lemurs. Madagascar: the perfect destination for the adventurous traveller and those who want to get away from mass tourism – but travelling around the 4th biggest island in the world will require a lot of time, and will push your patience to breaking point. The distinctive, black and white indri is one of the first lemurs that Brits may have become familiar with, after Sir David Attenborough used recordings of their calls to attract them in his Zoo Quest sound broadcast across the Madagascar jungle may have surprised viewers; the calls of this vocal lemur sound strangely like high-pitched whalesong.

    Lemurs range in size from 30 g ( oz) to 9 kg (20 lb). LIFESPAN: Lemurs can reach 30 years old or more. RANGE: Lemurs are found naturally only on the island of Madagascar and some smaller surrounding islands, including the Comoros (where it is likely they were introduced by humans). Fossil evidence indicates that theyFile Size: KB. Lemurs (Book): Bodden, Valerie: A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of lemurs, the leaping primates of Madagascar and the Comoros. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how lemurs came into existence.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .   We estimate t lemurs have been affected since Most lemurs were caught by owners and kept for either short (≤ 1 week) or long (≥ 3 years) periods. The live capture of lemurs in Madagascar is not highly organized but may threaten several Endangered and Critically Endangered by:


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Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros (World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series) by J.-J. Petter Download PDF EPUB FB2

This volume provides the most comprehensive review available on the conservation status of lemurs. All lemurs of Madagascar are described and for each species a detailed account is provided with information on distribution, population status, habitat, ecology, threats and conservation action, as well as a summary of captive breeding efforts and a bibliography.

Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: The Iucn Red Data Book (Publication / Iucn-WWF Plants Conservation Programme) First Edition by Caroline S. Cited by: Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: The IUCN Red Data Book IUCN conservation library Red data book The IUCN Red Data Book: Authors: Caroline Harcourt, Jane Thornback: Editor: Caroline Harcourt: Contributors: World Conservation Monitoring Centre, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources: Edition: illustrated.

This volume provides the most comprehensive review available on the conservation status of lemurs. All lemurs of Madagascar are described and for each species a detailed account is provided with information on distribution, population status, habitat, ecology, threats and conservation action, as well as a summary of captive breeding efforts and a by:   Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: the IUCN red data book by Harcourt, Caroline; Thornback, Jane; World Conservation Monitoring Centre; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural ResourcesPages: Download A book on the topic, Lemurs of Madagascar presents information on aspect of the biogeography, ecology and conservation of lemurs, with chapters reviewing and summarizing information on the geological history of Madagascar, the origin of lemurs, the extinct lemurs, the history of the discovery and study of living lemurs.

Author: Russell A. Mittermeier; Publisher: Ohio University Center for International Studies ISBN: Category: Aye-aye Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A book on the topic, Lemurs of Madagascar presents information on aspect of the biogeography, ecology and conservation of lemurs, with chapters reviewing and summarizing information on the.

Book Review; Published: October Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros. The IUCN red data book. By C. Harcourt and J.Gland, Switzerland, and Author: Berthe Rakotosamimanana.

Madagascar Library information for Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: The IUCN Red Data Book. Buy Madagascar Books: : Jump to Random Page. Home: About the Collection: Contact: Donations: Search: Front Cover Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros The IUCN Red Data Book: Unknown: BUY FROM.

Lonely Planet Madagascar & Comoros (Lonely Planet Madagascar) by Gemma Pitcher, Patricia C. Wright Idyllic beaches, rain forests and parched deserts, lemurs and chameleons, the woodcarvers of Zafimaniry villages, the relaxed tropical ambience of Anjouan, the bustling flower market of Antananarivo, pirogues cruising the Tsiribihina River.

Full text of "Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: the IUCN red data book" See other formats. Lemurs (/ ˈ l iː m ər / LEE-mər) (from Latin lemures – ghosts or spirits) are mammals of the order Primates, divided into 8 families and consisting of 15 genera and around existing are native only to the island of existing lemurs are small, have a pointed snout, large eyes, and a long tail.

They chiefly live in trees (), and are active at night ().Class: Mammalia. Idyllic beaches, rain forests and parched deserts, lemurs and chameleons, the woodcarvers of Zafimaniry villages, the relaxed tropical ambience of Anjouan, the bustling flower market of Antananarivo, pirogues cruising the Tsiribihina River - Madagascar and the Comoros boast attractions as diverse as they are appealing.

This guide is your essential companion - the only 5/5(1). The second book is for the slightly older elementary crowd, and is the fascinating field journal of a scientist studying wildlife in the rainforest of Madagascar. The watercolor illust rations perfectly accompany the easy-to-read, educational text that opens the world of the adventures that animal researchers face in the wild.

The mongoose lemur (Eulemur mongoz) is a small primate in the family Lemuridae, native to Madagascar and the Comoros arboreal animals have pointed faces, long, bushy tails, dark-brown upper parts, pale bellies, and beards, which are Class: Mammalia.

The lemurs of Madagascar O ne species representing the exceptional biodiversity of Madagascar is indeed its lemurs. They are endemic to the big island and the only representations outside are in the zoos or in Comoros and Mayotte where they were introduced by humans.

Idyllic beaches, rain forests and parched deserts, lemurs and chameleons, the woodcarvers of Zafimaniry villages, the relaxed tropical ambience of Anjouan, the bustling flower market of Antananarivo, pirogues cruising the Tsiribihina River - Madagascar and the Comoros boast attractions as diverse as they are appealing/5(7).

These beautiful and protected animals occur only on Madagascar and the Comoros, however, their unique environment is decreasing in size every year. This CD-ROM gives a complete overview of all lemurs with detailed, full-colour drawings, spectacular photography, and sounds for most of the : Multimedia CD.

Get this from a library. Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: the IUCN red data book. [Caroline Harcourt; Jane Thornback; World Conservation Monitoring Centre.; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.].

Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: The IUCN Red Data Book Ariary Zato ( Francs): Banky Foiben'i Madagasikara [ Ariary ( Francs): Ce Madagascar Wildlife: A. Nocturnal Lemur Facts | Madagascar Wildlife Guide While the majority of lemurs are diurnal, there are several species that are nocturnal.

The mouse and dwarf lemurs are among the smallest and the most abundant of the island’s primates, although they are likely to .Lemur is also a genus in one of the families. Lemurs are native only to the island of Madagascar. From there a few species got to smaller islands nearby, for example the Comoros.

Madagascar, like Africa and India, was part of the ancient southern continent of Gondwana. Lemurs weigh from 30g to the : Mammalia.Lemurs, primates belonging to the suborder Strepsirrhini which branched off from other primates less than 63 mya (million years ago), evolved on the island of Madagascar, for at least 40 million share some traits with the most basal primates, and thus are often confused as being ancestral to modern monkeys, apes, and humans.

Instead, they merely resemble ancestral .