All Apes Great and Small : African Apes (Developments in Primatology) 〈1〉


All Apes Great and Small : African Apes (Developments in Primatology) 〈1〉

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 316 p.
  • 言語 ENG
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Many of the papers in this volume were first presented at the Third International Great Apes of the World Conference, held July 3-6, 1998 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The editors of this volume, the first in a two-volume series, are world renowned, having dedicated most of their lives to the study of great apes. The world's premiere primatologists, ethologists, and anthropologists present the most recent research on both captive and free-ranging African great apes. These scientists, through deep personal commitment and sacrifice, have expanded their knowledge of chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas. With forests disappearing, many of these studies will never be duplicated. This volume, and all in the Developments in Primatology book series, aim to broaden and deepen the understanding of this valuable cause.

Table of Contents

Dedication                                         ix
Acknowledgments xi
Preface xii
Volume Overview xv
Section One - Issues in Ape and Human Evolution
Introduction to Section One 1 (4)
African Apes as Time Machines 5 (14)
R. Wrangham
D. Pilbeam
Primate Divergence Times 19 (16)
A. Janke
U. Arnason
The Cerebellum: An Asset to Hominoid Cognition 35 (22)
C.E. MacLeod
K. Zilles
A. Schleicher
K.R. Gibson
Section Two - Bonobos, the ``Forgotten Ape''?
Introduction to Section Two 55 (2)
The Status of the Bonobo (Pan paniscus) in 57 (18)
the Democratic Republic of Congo
J. Dupain
L. Van Elsacker
The Status of Bonobos in Their Southernmost 75 (8)
Geographic Range
J.A. Myers Thompson
Current Situation of Bonobos in the Luo 83 (12)
Reserve, Equateur, Democratic Republic of
C. Hashimoto
T. Furuichi
Section Three - Chimpanzees, the Best-Known Ape
Introduction to Section Three 91 (4)
Pan in Pandemonium 95 (12)
S.T. Boysen
T. Butynski
Predation of Mammals by the Chimpanzees of 107(24)
the Mahale Mountains, Tanzania
K. Hosaka
T. Nishida
M. Hamai
A. Matsumoto-Oda
S. Uehara
Representational Capacities in Chimpanzees: 131(20)
Numerical and Spatial Reasoning
S.T. Boysen
V.A. Kuhlmeier
Section Four - Gorillas, the Greatest of the
Introduction to Section Four 149(2)
The Status of Gorillas Worldwide 151(14)
F.G.P. Patterson
M.L. Matevia
Twenty-Seven Years of Project Koko and Michael 165(12)
F.G.P. Patterson
W. Gordon
Who's in Charge? Observations of Social 177(18)
Behavior in a Captive Group of Western
Lowland Gorillas
T.A. Stein
Section Five - Physiological Bases for Behavior
and Aging: Great Apes and Humans
Introduction to Section Five 191(4)
The Great Ape Aging Project: A Resource for 195(6)
Comparative Study of Behavior, Cognition,
Health, and Neurobiology
J.M. Erwin
M. Bloomsmith
S.T. Boysen
P.R. Hof
R. Holloway
L. Lowenstine
R. McManamon
D.P. Perl
W. Young
A. Zihlman
An International Database for the Study of 201(6)
Diabetes, Obesity, and Aging in Great Apes
and Other Nonhuman Primates
R. Martens
R. Couch
B. Hansen
C. Howard
J. Kemnitz
D.P. Perl
J.M. Erwin
Studies of Age-Related Neuronal Pathology in 207(10)
Great Apes
D.P. Perl
P.R. Hof
E.A. Nimchinsky
J.M. Erwin
Metabolites of Ovarian Hormones and 217(14)
Behavioral Correlates in Captive Female
Bonobos (Pan Paniscus)
M.H. Jurke
L.R. Hagey
N.M. Czekala
N.C. Harvey
Sexual Motivation of Male Chimpanzees During 231(10)
the Female Cycle, Including Preliminary Data
on Age Effects
R.D. Nadler
Section Six - The Bushmeat Crisis: African Apes
at Risk
Introduction to Section Six 237(4)
Bushmeat, Primate Kinship, and the Global 241(18)
Conservation Movement
A.L. Rose
Status of the Proposed Lomako Forest Bonobo 259(16)
Reserve: A Case Study of the Bushmeat Trade
J. Dupain
L. Van Elsacker
What Happened to Gorilla gorilla uellensis? A 275(8)
Preliminary Investigation
K. Ammann
N. Briggs
Apes, Persons, and Bioethics 283(10)
P. Singer
P. Cavalieri
Index 293