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The ecology and social organisation of Hanuman langurs (Presbytis entellus Dufresne, 1797) in Kanha tiger reserve, central Indian highlands

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Hanuman langurs were studied for two years between 1980 and 1983 in Kanha Tiger Reserve, Mandla District, a 1945 sq.km tract of hilly, monsoonal, moist deciduous (sal) and dry deciduous forest, interspersed with anthropogenic meadows. Langur population density was 46.15/sq.km., 93% of troops were unimale, 69.6% of males were extra-troop (in bands), troop adult sex ratio was 1:7.9. Both gradual and rapid replacement of troop adult males occured. An all-male band attacked the study troop, k...

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University of Oxford
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Dept. of Zoology

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Publication date:
1984
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602831369
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