The Spectral Tarsier by Sharon L. Gursky

The Spectral Tarsier

bySharon L. GurskyEditorSharon Gursky

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Part of the Primate Field Studies series. The Spectral Tarier shares the results of long-term field study by Sharon L. Gursky with a broad audience.

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Sharon L. Gursky is Biological Anthropology Program Coordinator and Professor of Anthropology at Texas A&M University, USA. She is currently studying ultrasonic vocalizations in Philippine tarsiers, Tarsius syrichta. Upcoming research will focus on elucidating the function of the ultrasonic vocalization for this species.
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Title:The Spectral TarsierFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.96 × 5.99 × 0.52 inPublished:November 30, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0131893327

ISBN - 13:9780131893320

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1:  Taxonomic History
Chapter 2:  Field Site and Data Collection Methods
Chapter 3:  Ecological and Social Factors Selecting for Gregariousness:
Chapter 4:  Ecological and Social Factors Selecting for Gregariousness
Chapter 5: Infant Care and the Cost of Infant Transport                 
Chapter 6: The Cost of Nonmaternal Caretakers: Paternal and Subadult Infant Care
Chapter 7: Conservation Status of Spectral Tarsiers                    
Chapter 8: Summary and Conclusions