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The integration into a social group of a hand‐reared Brown capuchin Cebus apella

The integration into a social group of a hand‐reared Brown capuchin Cebus apella ZOOYh. (1987) 26: 233-236 O T h e Zoological Society of London The integration into a social group of a hand-reared Brown capuchin C'chur upc.llo ELISABETTA VISALBERGHI' & M . CRISTINA RIVIELL02 ' i r t i t u t o cii Psicologia. C N R , Via Ald-ovandi 16 b, 00197 Roma and 2Giardino Zoologrr~) Romu, L'iule &I Giurciino Zoologico 20, 00197 Roma. Italy h The Brown or Tufted capuchin Cehus uprllri has, according to Hill (l960), the widest distribution of any species in the genus. It can be found in both northern and central regions o f South America and since it is abundant in some parts of Bolivia, Peru and Surinam it is described as 'not in danger' in the last two countries. Some authors, however, consider that the species is vulnerable in Guyana (Wolfheim. 1982). Habitat destruction caused by deforestation for agriculture and the timber trade, direct pressure by man and international trading contribute t o the threats to this and other primate species in these regions. Capuchins are subjected to hunting, being used both for meat and as bait for large cat traps, and are often taken as pets (Wolfheim, 1982). The increasing http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Zoo Yearbook Wiley

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© 1987 The Zoological Society of London
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0074-9664
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1748-1090
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10.1111/j.1748-1090.1987.tb03165.x
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ZOOYh. (1987) 26: 233-236 O T h e Zoological Society of London The integration into a social group of a hand-reared Brown capuchin C'chur upc.llo ELISABETTA VISALBERGHI' & M . CRISTINA RIVIELL02 ' i r t i t u t o cii Psicologia. C N R , Via Ald-ovandi 16 b, 00197 Roma and 2Giardino Zoologrr~) Romu, L'iule &I Giurciino Zoologico 20, 00197 Roma. Italy h The Brown or Tufted capuchin Cehus uprllri has, according to Hill (l960), the widest distribution of any species in the genus. It can be found in both northern and central regions o f South America and since it is abundant in some parts of Bolivia, Peru and Surinam it is described as 'not in danger' in the last two countries. Some authors, however, consider that the species is vulnerable in Guyana (Wolfheim. 1982). Habitat destruction caused by deforestation for agriculture and the timber trade, direct pressure by man and international trading contribute t o the threats to this and other primate species in these regions. Capuchins are subjected to hunting, being used both for meat and as bait for large cat traps, and are often taken as pets (Wolfheim, 1982). The increasing

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International Zoo YearbookWiley

Published: Jan 1, 1987

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