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Pictorial Guide to the Living Primates
Synopses & Reviews
This beautiful book illustrates the diversity of the primate order. Each species is treated separately. This book includes the 10 new species which have been described in the last fifteen years. Over 100 primates are presently threatened or endanger of extinction. Anyone interested in primates will love this book.
Book News Annotation:
A lavishly-illustrated guide providing a photographs or illustration of each of the 234 living prosimians, monkeys, and apes of the world. It includes details about their lifestyles and some of their interesting behaviors, as well as range maps and their conservation status.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This book is an attractive photographic guide to the 234 currently recognized primate species with over 500 color photographs and 20 illustrations. The text of each species is comprised of basic information about habitat, diet, social structure and behavior, A range map and the current category of endangerment is provided for each species.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-256) and index.
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