Book Details

Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons: Behavioral, Ecological, and Life History Perspectives

: 2006

: 978-0-387-33674-9


This volume brings together current research on the behavior, ecology, reproduction, and life history - and the interrelations among these variables - of baboons of the genus Papio. Baboons, found throughout Africa and into Arabia, represent one of the best-known primate lineages, renowned for their ecological and behavioral flexibility and adaptability.

: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Adaptation, behavior, development, evolution, ontogeny, primates