A dataset with embedded subheaders and some values (T. obscurus, T. leucocephalus and N. bengalensis) in the scientific_names variable broken up across two rows (typically done to fit the content in a table).

primates2017_broken

Format

A data frame with 19 rows and 4 variables:

scientific_name

scientific names, with embedded subheaders for geographic region and taxonomic family and broken values

common_name

vernacular name, as listed in Estrada et al. (2017)

red_list_status

IUCN Red List Status in January 2017

mass_kg

mean body mass in kilograms

Source

Estrada, Alejandro, et al. "Impending extinction crisis of the world's primates: Why primates matter." Science Advances 3.1 (2017): e1600946. http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/3/1/e1600946.full