Название: World of Animals Год / месяц: 2018 Номер: Issue 56 Формат: True PDF Размер: 37.5 Mb Язык: English
Despite being admired by people the world over, nonhuman primates are not doing well; they’re the most endangered group of larger mammals. The loss of any species from this group could have disastrous impacts on its ecosystem, as primates are important predators, prey and seed dispersers. Every two years, a list is published of the twenty five primate species identified by experts as the most at risk of extinction. Even our closest relatives can’t avoid the impact humans are having on the environment — more than half of the world’s primates are in desperate need of conservation.