Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Field Study

1. experiment or observation carried out under natural conditions, as opposed to laboratory studies; often, the investigation of behavior.

2. pertaining to the study of free-ranging primates in their natural habitat; a slight modification of this definition pertains to primates that are free-living, but not in their endemic environment, such as the macaques at Barro Colorado Island, Panama, or the African green monkeys in the Caribbean.

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