We determined the importance of unprotected forest habitat outside the tana river primate national reserve (trpnr), kenya, in conserving the critically endangered tana red colobus. How to cite marsh, c w (1979), comparative aspects of social organization in the tana river red colobus, colobus badius rufomitratuscolobus badius rufomitratus. The tana river primate national reserve was established in 1976 to preserve the best remaining riverine forest along the tana river and important habitat for the endangered tana river red colobus (co lobus badius rufomitratus) and crested mangabey (cercocebus galeritus.
7 c w marsh, comparative aspects of social organization in the tana river red colobus, colobus badius rufomitratus, zeitschrift für tierpsychologie, 2010, 51, 4, 337wiley online library. The tana river red colobus and mangabey are endemic to a highly fragmented forest ecosystem in eastern kenya where habitat changes are caused by a growing human population increasingly dependent on forest resources and on clearing forest for cultivation. Abstract we describe the female reproductive parameters of yellow baboons at the tana river national primate reserve, kenya we present data on menarche, cycle length, pregnancy, birth, postpartum amenorrhea, interbirth interval, and infant survival.
There are eight non-human primate species in the reserve: tana river red colobus, crested mangabeys, sykes monkeys, yellow baboons, vervet monkeys, and three prosimians: the lesser, greater and garnet's galagos. The help of shell in the niger delta region table of content introduction shell is a group of oil and petrol companies the parent company is royal dutch shell, based in britain, is a multinational corporation (mnc. Search for more papers by this author comparative aspects of social organization in the tana river red colobus,. How my book primate taxonomy was conceived tana river red colobus in high canopy photo credit: jean-claude bacchiana who is a superb comparative anatomist. Learn more about the tana river mangabey and the tana river red colobus the horn of africa biodiversity hotspot (shown in the map above as the upper yellow circle) covers more than 15 million sq km, and is one of only two hotspots that is entirely arid.
The tana river red colobus monkey gets its name from where it resides, along forests along the floodplain in the lower tana river in eastern kenya, the country's longest river the river is roughly 1,000 km long. The tana river red colobus (procolobus refomitratus) exhibit behavioral flexibility to changes in habitat quality: a longitudinal and spatial comparison of behavioral ecology paper presented at the 84th annual meeting of the american association of physical anthropologists, st louis, mo, 2015. Abstract we conducted a phytochemical survey of tree species growing within the riverine forests of the tana river national primate reserve in kenya to understand better the feeding ecology of an endangered resident primate, the tana river red colobus monkey (procolobus badius rufomitratus.
Comparative paper of tana river red colobus monkey and niger delta red colibus monkey the range of this species is significantly small the forest loss and fragmentation is mainly causing by agriculture, the increasingly smaller and more isolated patches of habitat, for instance, forest convert into buildings. Comparative paper of tana river red colobus monkey and niger delta red colibus monkey 949 words | 4 pages add into the most 25 endangered primates list, cause the effect of parasites on this species is unknown by now.
Abstract data from an ethiopian population of colobus guerezashow that territory size is fixed by the high density of the populationgroups undergo fission when their size results in fewer than 10 trees per individual within the group's territory. The lower tana river forest galleries support two of the world's most endangered primates, the tana river red colobus (piliocolobus ruformitratus) and the tana river mangabeys (cercocebus galeritus. South, in the tana delta, which for the tana river red colobus represents a marginal extension of its range, and for the tana river mangabey a substantial extension of the known range both the extent and the quality of their previously known. Tana river red colobus monkeys are listed as critically endangered by iucn because their extremely fragmented habitat is under the constant threat of human encroachment (iucn website, 2001) the small tract of forest surrounding the river is primarily exploited for agriculture uses but also for canoe construction.