By Michel T. Waller

ISBN-10: 3319304674

ISBN-13: 9783319304670

The checklist of demanding situations dealing with nonhuman primates within the twenty first century is a protracted one. the growth of palm oil plantations to feed a turning out to be patron classification is consuming away at ape and monkey habitats in Southeast Asia and significant Africa. Lemurs are searched for meals within the poorest elements of Madagascar whereas monkeys are used as medication in Brazil. conventional cultural ideals are holding call for for animal physique elements in West African markets whereas viral YouTube movies of “cute” and “cuddly” lorises have elevated their industry price as pets and endangered their populations. those and different matters are addressed during this booklet by means of major researchers within the box of ethnoprimatology, the examine of human/nonhuman primate interactions that mixes conventional primatological methodologies with cultural anthropology so as to higher comprehend the nuances of our financial, ritualistic, and ecologic relationships.

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