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Dr. Frank Wiens
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Photo: with Nycticebus coucang coucang
Department of Animal Physiology,
University of Bayreuth
D-95440 Bayreuth
E-mail: fhwiens@aol.com

Field research on slow lorises, Nycticebus coucang coucang, in Malaysia. Topics: social system, dispersal pattern, diet. See personal university website: http://www.uni-bayreuth.de/departments/tphys/fhwiens.html for more information.
Other work: on habitat requirements and distribution of Hapalomys longicautatus, an obligate bamboo-eating rodent: see http://www.uni-bayreuth.de/departments/tphys/hroedel/hapalomys.html

Publication list

Loris publications:

Coauthor of the loris and potto conservation database

Wiens, F., 1995: Verhaltensbeobachtungen am Plumplori, Nycticebus coucang (Primates: Lorisidae), im Freiland. [Behavioral observation of the slow loris, Nycticebus coucang (Primates: Lorisidae) in the wild]. Diplomarbeit im Fachbereich Biologie der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitšt Frankfurt am Main (unpublished; German)

Wiens, F.; Zitzmann, A., 1999: Predation on a wild slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) by a reticulated python (Python reticulatus). Folia Primatol. 70 (6): 362-364

Wiens, F., 2002: Behaviour and ecology of wild slow lorises (Nycticebus coucang): social organisation, infant care system, and diet. Dissertation, Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Geosciences, Bayreuth University.

Wiens, F., Zitzmann, A., 2003: Social structure of the solitary slow loris Nycticebus coucang (Lorisidae). J. Zool. (Lond.) 261: 35-46.

Wiens, F., Zitzmann, A., 2003: Social dependence of infant slow lorises to learn diet. Int. J. Primatol. 24 (5): 1007-1021.

Wiens, F., Zitzmann, A.; Hussein, N., in preparation: Fast food for slow lorises: is low metabolism related to secondary compounds in high-energy plant diet?

 Wiens, F., in preparation: Understanding and misunderstanding the question 'why live together with conspecifics?'

Other publications:

Zitzmann, A.; Wiens, F., 1998: Vogelbeobachtungen auf dem Gelšnde des Forest Research Institute of Malaysia [Bird observations on the area of the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia]. Natur und Museum 128 (2): 33-43. (German)

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