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By Marilyn A. Norconk,Alfred L. Rosenberger,Paul A. Garber

This selection of 29 papers grew out of a symposium entitled "Setting the longer term schedule for Neotropical Primates. " The symposium was once held on the division of Zoo­ logical learn, nationwide Zoological Park, Washington D. C. , on February 26-27, 1994, and was once backed by means of the Wenner-Gren origin for Anthropological study, Smith­ sonian establishment, and pals of the nationwide Zoo. We positioned the symposium including targets: to honor Warren G. Kinzey for his contributions to the turning out to be box of platyrrhine reports and to supply researchers who paintings within the Neotropics with the oppor­ tunity to debate contemporary advancements, to spot components of analysis that require extra learn, and particularly to assist consultant the following iteration of researchers. The symposium supplied the chance to acknowledge Warren as a mentor and col­ laborator to the contribution of the learn of platyrrhines. Contributions to the ebook have been extended which will supply a extra entire view of platyrrhine evolution and ecology, to stress the interdisciplinary nature of lots of those reports, and to excessive­ gentle the principal position that New international monkeys play in advancing primatology. If this vol­ ume have been to require significant revisions after only one extra decade of analysis, that may be a becoming testomony to Warren's enthusiasm and his force to repeatedly replace the sphere with new rules and strategies. Tributes to Warren and a listing of his guides were released in different places (Norconk, 1994, 1996; Rosenberger 1994, 1995).

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