Chapter 39. Old World Monkeys

  1. Robert Hubrecht and
  2. James Kirkwood
  1. Sarah Wolfensohn

Published Online: 8 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch39

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition

How to Cite

Wolfensohn, S. (2010) Old World Monkeys, in The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition (eds R. Hubrecht and J. Kirkwood), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch39

Editor Information

  1. UFAW, The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8AN, UK

Author Information

  1. Veterinary Services, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175234

Online ISBN: 9781444318777

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Keywords:

  • Old World monkeys' - geographical origin from Asia and Africa;
  • social organisation and normal behaviour;
  • simplified classification of primates;
  • sources, supply, conservation status, transportation;
  • physical environment, where captive primates are housed - an essential element;
  • species of primates used in laboratory - social animals that live in family groups or large troops;
  • analysis of wild primate activity budgets - showing more time is given to foraging;
  • health-screening programme;
  • telemetry, frequently used in studies involving primates;
  • anaesthesia, analgesia and post-operative care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General biology

  • General husbandry

  • Laboratory procedures

  • Use in research

  • Welfare

  • Future developments

  • Euthanasia

  • Record keeping

  • References