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CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE A Metapopulation
 

Summary: CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
A Metapopulation
Approach to Conserving
the Howler Monkey in a
Highly Fragmented
Landscape in Los Tuxtlas,
Mexico
Salvador Mandujano, Luis A.
Escobedo-Morales, Rodolfo Palacios-Silva,
V´ictor Arroyo-Rodr´iguez, and Erika M.
Rodr´iguez-Toledo
INTRODUCTION
Habitat loss, forest fragmentation, and hunting are the critical forces that are
driving primate populations to extinction (Cowlishaw and Dunbar, 2000). De-
forestation affects primates in two basic ways. First, the fragmentation process
Salvador Mandujano r Departamento de Biodiversidad y Ecolog´ia Animal, Instituto de Ecolo-
gia A. C., km 2.5 Carretera Antigua a Coatepec No. 351, Congregacion del Haya, Xalapa 91070,
Veracruz, Mexico. Luis A. Escobedo-Morales, Rodolfo Palacios-Silva, V´ictor Arroyo, and
Erika M. Rodriguez-Toledo r Division de Postgrado, Instituto de Ecologia A. C., km 2.5 Carretera
Antigua a Coatepec No. 351, Congregacion del Haya, Xalapa 91070, Veracruz, Mexico.

  

Source: Arroyo Rodríguez, Víctor - Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology