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

This choice of 29 papers grew out of a symposium entitled "Setting the long run time table for Neotropical Primates. " The symposium used to be held on the division of Zoo­ logical learn, nationwide Zoological Park, Washington D. C. , on February 26-27, 1994, and used to be subsidized by means of the Wenner-Gren beginning for Anthropological study, Smith­ sonian establishment, and acquaintances of the nationwide Zoo. We positioned the symposium including ambitions: to honor Warren G. Kinzey for his contributions to the growing to be box of platyrrhine stories and to supply researchers who paintings within the Neotropics with the oppor­ tunity to debate contemporary advancements, to spot components of study that require extra research, and particularly to aid advisor the subsequent 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 complete view of platyrrhine evolution and ecology, to stress the interdisciplinary nature of a lot of those reports, and to excessive­ gentle the primary position that New global monkeys play in advancing primatology. If this vol­ ume have been to require significant revisions after only one extra decade of analysis, that will be a becoming testomony to Warren's enthusiasm and his force to repeatedly replace the sector with new principles and techniques. Tributes to Warren and a listing of his courses were released somewhere else (Norconk, 1994, 1996; Rosenberger 1994, 1995).

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