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Stuart A. Altmann presents the results of one of the most intensive investigations ever carried out on foraging behavior and its consequences for survival and reproduction.
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Stuart A. Altmann (1930-2016) was a field biologist. He and his wife, Jeanne Altmann, collaborated on baboon research in Amboseli National Park in Kenya, in one of the world’s best-known long-term field studies of primates. He was a professor at the University of Alberta, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, the University of Chicago, and Princeton University.Review:
"This book is destined to become a classic in primate feeding behavior. It is exhaustive and a pleasure to read, and it sets the standard for amalgamation of modeling theory and ecological observation." (Joanna E. Lambert American Scientist)
"The gold standard for research on naturalistic behavior and ecology of primates." (Peter S. Rodman American Journal of Primatology)
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Book Description University Of Chicago Press, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0226015955
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