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Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros : the IUCN red data book

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Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros : the IUCN red data book
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This volume provides the most comprehensive review available on the conservation status of lemurs. 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. Virtually all species are shown in black and white photographs and a distribution map is given for each species. An introduction provides an overview of conservation in Madagascar plus a list of protected areas and their lemur fauna. 

Gland : IUCN, 1990
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240p. : ill.
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Published by IUCN with financial support from Bristol Zoo, Conservation International, the World Wildlife Fund (U.S.) Primate Program, Madagascar Fauna Captive Propagation Group, Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust and the Parc Zoologique et Botanique de la Ville de Mulhouse. A contribution to GEMS - the Global Environment Monitoring System. Includes bibliographical references.


This publication has been scanned by the Biodiversity Heritage Library and is available online: http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31444371

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Record created: 2013/09/12
Record updated: 2022/05/24