Propithecus


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Prop`i`the´cus


n.1.(Zool.) A genus including the long-tailed, or diadem, indris. See Indris.
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Bardi, "Increase in tannin consumption by sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi verreauxi) females during the birth season: A case for self-medication in prosimians?" Primates, vol.
libidinosus (AVERSI-F et al., 2006, 2011), en el genero lemur y Propithecus (DIOGO et al., 2012).
(2008) reportan que en sifacas de Verreaux (Propithecus verreauxi), las diadas conformadas por animales con mayor diferencia en el rango reconcilian una mayor proporcion de sus conflictos agresivos.
Animal specimens were obtained from various species of ruminants and rodents, a horse, a raccoon, and a primate, Verreaux's sifaka (Propithecus verreauxicoquereli).
This baby crowned sifaka lemur (Propithecus coronatus) is clinging to its stuffed surrogate mother in an incubator at the Besancon Zoo in France.
Some of these species first became known to science as recently as the 1980s, such as Propithecus tattersalli or Hapalemur aureus (see "Overlooked mammals," pages 58-61).
Intra-specific variation in the social organization and ecology of Propithecus verreauxi.
vasa, the Common Jery Neomixis tenella, the White-headed Vanga Leptopterus viridis, and the lemur Propithecus verreauxi.
Among the mammals there are also some noteworthy threatened species, such as the Madagascar mongoose (Galidictis fasciata) and the salano (Salanoia concolor), as well as others about which there is little information, such as the greater sifaka or simpona (Propithecus diadema diadema), the indri (Indri indri), and the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis).