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- DescriptionTarsiiformes, or tarsiers for short, are a group of living species whose characteristics make them pivotal to understanding the roots of primate evolution. This volume presents alternative and contrasting perspectives on the most debated questions that have arisen in tarsier studies.
- Author BiographyPatricia C. Wright is a professor of anthropology at Suny, Stony Brook and director of the Institute for the Conservation of Tropical Environments, Stony Brook and Madagascar. Elwyn L. Simons is the head of the Division of Fossil Primates of the Duke University Primate Center where, with Wright, he established one of the world's only viable captive tarsier colonies. A member of the National Academies of Science, he is the author of Primate Evolution: An Introduction to Man's Place in Nature. Sharon Gursky is an assistant professor of anthropology at Texas A&M University.
- PublisherRutgers University Press
- Date of Publication30/06/2003
- GenreLife Sciences: General
- Series TitleRutgers Series in Human Evolution
- Place of PublicationNew Brunswick, NJ
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRutgers University Press
- Content Note7 b&w photographs, 25 figures, 4 maps
- Weight726 g
- Width165 mm
- Height241 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Edited byElwyn Laverne Simons,Patricia C. Wright,Sharon Gursky
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