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Vol. 74, No. 2, 2003
Issue release date: March–April 2003 (May 2003)
Folia Primatol 2003;74:101–103
(DOI:10.1159/000070006)

Observed Infanticide in a Seasonal Breeding Prosimian (Propithecus verreauxi verreauxi) in Kirindy Forest, Madagascar

Lewis R.J. · Razafindrasamba S.M. · Tolojanahary J.P.
a Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University, Durham, N.C., USA;b Kirindy Forest, Morondava, Madagascar

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References

  1. Brockman DK (1999). Reproductive behavior of female Propithecus verreauxi at Beza Mahafaly, Madagascar. International Journal of Primatology 20:375–398.
  2. Hood LC (1994). Infanticide among ringtailed lemurs (Lemur catta) at Berenty Reserve, Madagascar. American Journal of Primatology 33:65–69.
  3. Hrdy SB (1979). Infanticide among animals: A review, classification, and examination of the implications for the reproductive strategies of females. Ethology and Sociobiology 1:13–40.

    External Resources

  4. Richard AF (1985). Social boundaries in a Malagasy prosimian, the sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi). International Journal of Primatology 6:553–568.
  5. Richard AF, Rakotomanga P, Schwartz M (1991). Demography of Propithecus verreauxi at Beza Mahafaly, Madagascar: Sex ratio, survival, and fertility. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 84:307–322.
  6. Richard AF, Dewar RE, Schwartz M, Ratsirarson J (2000). Mass exchange, environmental variability and female fertility in wild Propithecus verreauxi. Journal of Human Evolution 39:381–391.
  7. van Schaik CP, Janson CH (2000). Infanticide by Males and Its Implications. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.


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