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Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros

the IUCN red data book

by Caroline Harcourt

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Published by IUCN--the World Conservation Union in Gland, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Madagascar.,
  • Comoros.
    • Subjects:
    • Lemurs -- Madagascar.,
    • Lemurs -- Comoros.,
    • Endangered species -- Madagascar.,
    • Endangered species -- Comoros.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- Madagascar.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- Comoros.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementcompiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre by Caroline Harcourt, with assistance from Jane Thornback.
      SeriesIUCN conservation library
      ContributionsThornback, Jane., World Conservation Monitoring Centre., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.P95 H37 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1476004M
      ISBN 102880329574
      LC Control Number93140691

      Geographical and historical treatment of Comoros—an independent state comprising three of the Comoro Islands in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of East Africa—including maps and statistics as well as a survey of its people, economy, and government. Learn more about Comoros here. Madagascar is world-famous for its lemurs—primates that look something like a cat crossed with a squirrel and a dog. These animals are unique to the island and display a range of interesting behaviors from singing like a whale (the indri) to sashaying across the sand like a ballet dancer (the sifaka). Below you will learn more about these fascinating creatures. .

      The lemurs of Madagascar O ne species representing the exceptional biodiversity of Madagascar is indeed its lemurs. They are endemic to the big island and the only representations outside are in the zoos or in Comoros and Mayotte where they were introduced by humans. Rainforest Lemur. The Lemur or Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur Catta) is a large prosimian (representing forms that were ancestral to monkeys, apes and humans), belonging to the family Lemuridae’.. Like all other lemurs, it is found only on the island of Madagascar and the Comoros .

      Harcourt C, Thornback J, compilers. Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: IUCN red data book. Gland (Switzerland): IUCN. p. Hood LC. Infanticide among ringtailed lemurs (Lemur catta) at Berenty Reserve, Madagascar. Am J Primatol 33(1): Hood LC, Jolly A. Troop fission in female Lemur catta at Berenty Reserve.   As part of the inauguration of the American Center in Antananarivo, the U.S Embassy and the Ranomafana Valbio Center and MICET (Madagascar Institute for the Conservation of Tropical Environments) jointly organized on September 16 a screening of the IMAX film “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar”, featuring Stony brook University’s Distinguished Professor and Primatologist Dr. .


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Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros by Caroline Harcourt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: The Iucn Red Data Book (Publication / Iucn-WWF Plants Conservation Programme) First Edition by Caroline S. Harcourt (Author), Jane Thornback (Author)Cited by: These beautiful and protected animals occur only on Madagascar and the Comoros, however, their unique environment is decreasing in size every year.

This CD-ROM gives a complete overview of all lemurs with detailed, full-colour drawings, spectacular photography, and sounds for most of the : Multimedia CD. All lemurs of Madagascar are described and for each species a detailed account is provided with information on distribution, population status, habitat, ecology, threats and conservation action, as well as a summary of captive breeding efforts and a bibliography.

Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: the IUCN red data book by Harcourt, Caroline ; Thornback, Jane ; World Conservation Monitoring Centre ; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural ResourcesPages: All lemurs of Madagascar are described and for each species a detailed account is provided with information on distribution, population status, habitat, ecology, threats and conservation action, as well as a summary of captive breeding efforts and a by: Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: The IUCN Red Data Book IUCN conservation library Red data book The IUCN Red Data Book: Authors: Caroline Harcourt, Jane Thornback: Editor: Caroline Harcourt: Contributors: World Conservation Monitoring Centre, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources: Edition: illustrated.

Book Review; Published: October Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros. The IUCN red data book. By C. Harcourt and J.Gland, Switzerland, and Author: Berthe Rakotosamimanana.

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Idyllic beaches, rain forests and parched deserts, lemurs and chameleons, the woodcarvers of Zafimaniry villages, the relaxed tropical ambience of Anjouan, the bustling flower market of Antananarivo, pirogues cruising the Tsiribihina River - Madagascar and the Comoros boast attractions as diverse as they are appealing/5(7).

Get this from a library. Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: the IUCN red data book. [Caroline Harcourt; Jane Thornback; World Conservation Monitoring Centre.; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.].

Download A book on the topic, Lemurs of Madagascar presents information on aspect of the biogeography, ecology and conservation of lemurs, with chapters reviewing and summarizing information on the geological history of Madagascar, the origin of lemurs, the extinct lemurs, the history of the discovery and study of living lemurs.

Most lemurs of Madagascar and the nearby Comoros Islands have large eyes, foxlike faces, monkeylike bodies, and long hind limbs. Lemurs range in length (excluding the tail) from about 9 cm ( inches) in Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur (Microcebus berthae) to nearly 70 cm (28 inches) for the indri (Indri indri).

The most current and authoritative book on the topic, Lemurs of Madagascar presents a wealth of new information on every aspect of the biogeography, ecology and conservation of lemurs, with chapters reviewing and summarizing information on the geological history of Madagascar, the origin of lemurs.

Idyllic beaches, rain forests and parched deserts, lemurs and chameleons, the woodcarvers of Zafimaniry villages, the relaxed tropical ambience of Anjouan, the bustling flower market of Antananarivo, pirogues cruising the Tsiribihina River - Madagascar and the Comoros boast attractions as diverse as they are appealing.

This guide is your essential companion - the only one to cover both 5/5(1). Two of our favorite lemur specific books are A Little Lemur Named Mew and In Search of Lemurs, both written and illustrated by Joyce Powzyk.

Educated at Harvard and Duke, Ms. Powzyk is an expert lemur researcher, scientist, and artist who has worked extensively in Madagascar. Listing all books on the subject of Madagascar. Settings: Number of Results per Page. Sort Results by Layout Style: Showing results 1 to 20 of Next Page >> Lemurs of Madagascar Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: The IUCN Red Data Book: Madagascar Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide.

Lemurs of Madagascar has all three. Maybe this book has done a superb job with all of those but has somehow botched the truly scientific aspects (which I cannot comment on) but that is pretty much impossible for me to believe, especially given the credentials of the contributors.

The mongoose lemur (Eulemur mongoz) is a small primate in the family Lemuridae, native to Madagascar and the Comoros Islands. These arboreal animals have pointed faces, long, bushy tails, dark-brown upper parts, pale bellies, and beards, which are reddish in males and white in : Mammalia.

Get this from a library! Lemurs. [Valerie Bodden] -- A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of lemurs, the leaping primates of Madagascar and the Comoros.

Also included is a story from folklore explaining how lemurs came into.Lemurs (Book): Bodden, Valerie: A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of lemurs, the leaping primates of Madagascar and the Comoros.

Also included is a story from folklore explaining how lemurs came into existence. We estimate t lemurs have been affected since Most lemurs were caught by owners and kept for either short (≤ 1 week) or long (≥ 3 years) periods.

The live capture of lemurs in Madagascar is not highly organized but may threaten several Endangered and Critically Endangered by: