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Vocal Diversity of Kloss’s Gibbons (Hylobates Klossii) in the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia

  • Sally A. Keith
  • Melissa S. Waller
  • Thomas Geissmann
Part of the Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects book series (DIPR)


Discriminant Function Analysis Vocal Characteristic Leaf Monkey Southern Island Song Structure 
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We express our gratitude to the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the government of the Republic of Indonesia for granting permission for this research. We also thank Prof. Simon Bearder and the staff at Oxford Brookes University, Danielle Whittaker, Susan Cheyne, Twycross Zoo UK, Noviar Andayani of Universitas Indonesia, Dr. Mansyurdin and the Biology Department at Universitas Andalas, Taman Nasional Siberut, Pak Sahruhidin, PT Minas Pagai Lumber Corporation, Kepala Desa of Saureinu and Reni of Conservation International for all their help, advice, and relevant permissions. We are grateful to the Cornell Ornithology team for granting a free Raven 1.2 software license and related technical support. Special thanks to Tandri Eka Putra and all the local field guides.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sally A. Keith
    • 1
  • Melissa S. Waller
    • 2
  • Thomas Geissmann
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Conservation Sciences, Bournemouth UniversityTalbot CampusUK
  2. 2.Department of Anthropology, Oxford Brookes UniversityUK
  3. 3.Anthropological Institute, University Zürich–IrchelSwitzerland

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