Chimpanzee Cultures / Edition 1

Chimpanzee Cultures / Edition 1

by Richard W. Wrangham
     
 

The world's leading authorities on chimpanzees and bonobos chronicle the animals' behaviors from one study site to the next, in both captive and wild groups, in laboratory and field settings.See more details below

Overview

The world's leading authorities on chimpanzees and bonobos chronicle the animals' behaviors from one study site to the next, in both captive and wild groups, in laboratory and field settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674116634
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
0.91(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

Meet the Author

Richard W. Wrangham is Ruth Moore Professor of Anthropology at Harvard University.

William McGrew is Professor of Anthropology and Zoology at Miami University (Ohio).

Frans B. M. de Waal is C. H. Candler Professor of Primate Behavior in the Psychology Department and Director of Living Links, part of the Yerkes Primate Center, Emory University.

Paul G. Heltne is President, Chicago Academy of Sciences.

Table of Contents

Preface
Paul G. Helsne

Foreword
Jane Goodall

Study Sites in Africa

The Challenge of Behavioral Diversity
Richard W. Wrangham, Frans B.M. de Waal, and W. C. McGrew

Section I: Ecology

Overview—Ecology, Diversity, and Culture
Richard W. Wrangham

Tools Compared: The Material of Culture
W. C. McGrew

Party Size in Chimpanzees and Bonobos: A Reevaluation of Theory Based on Two Similarly Forested Sites
Colin A. Chapman, Frances J. White, and Richard W. Wrangham

The Significance of Terrestrial Herbaceous Foods for Bonobos, Chimpanzees, and Gorillas
Richard K. Malenky, Suchisa Kuroda, Evelyn Ono Vineberg, and Richard W. Wrangham

Hunting Strategies of Gombe and Taï Chimpanzees
Christophe Boesch

Comparative Locomotor Behavior of Chimpanzees and Bonobos: Species and Habitat Differences
Diane M. Doran and Kevin D. Hunt

Comparative Analyses of Nest-Building Behavior in Bonobos and Chimpanzees
Barbara Fruth and Gossfried Hohman

Diversity of Medicinal Plant Use by Chimpanzees in the Wild
Michael A. Huffman and Richard W. Wrangham

Section II: Social Relations

Overview—Diversity in Social Relations
W. C. McGrew

Social Role and Development of Noncopulatory Sexual Behavior of Wild Bonobos
Chie Hashimoto and Takeshi Furuichi

Grooming Relationships in Two Species of Chimpanzees
Yasuyuki Muroyama and Yukimaru Sugiyama

Reproductive Sucess Story: Variability Among Chimpanzees and Comparisons with Gorillas
Caroline E.G. Tusin

Ethological Studies of Chimpanzee Vocal Behavior
John C. Mitani

Pacifying Interventions at Arnhem Zoo and Gombe
Christopher Boehm

Social Relationships of Female Chimpanzees: Diversity Between Captive Social Groups
Kate C. Baker and Barbara B. Smuts

Chimpanzee's Adaptive Potential: A Comparison of Social Life Under Captive and Wild Conditions
Frans B.M. de Waal

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