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Ecology and Conservation of the Slender Loris (Loris tardigradus) (June 2002- April 2003)
Field Study in Asia
Location of Site: INDIA, Kalakkad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

Director: Kaberi Kar Gupta, Leanne T. Nash
Phone: In Arizona:480 965-4812   Fax: In Arizona: 480 965-7671   E-Mail: kaberi@asu.edu ; leanne.nash@asu.edu
Department of Anthropology, Tempe, Arizona 85287-2402
Department: Anthropology
Institution: Arizona State University

Sponsoring Institution(s): Arizona State University

Research Objectives: This study will (1) examine the influence of habitat characteristics on home range size and use, (2) address the influence of food availability on home range use in habitat patches, and (3) investigate the impact of patch size, patch type, and interpatch distances on home range use.

Field Positions and Volunteers: None.

Species Studied: Loris tardigradus (slender loris)

Other Species at Site: Macaca radiata (bonnet macaque), Macaca silenus (lion-tailed macaque), Semnopithecus entellus (Hanuman langur), Trachypithecus johnii (Nilgiri langur)

Last Updated: 2007-03-28


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