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Behavior of Nonhuman Primates: Modern Research Trends

by Schrier, Allan M.

Behavior of Nonhuman Primates: Modern Research Trends focuses on research on the behavior of nonhuman primates, including social behavior, life history, and discrimination. <br>The selection first offers information on the affectional systems ...

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Bigfoot Lives in Idaho

by Becky Cook

<p>It&apos;s late at night and you are sitting around a campfire when someone starts telling yet another Bigfoot story. You ask yourself - are they really real?If you have ever wondered if Bigfoot exists, this is the book to read to find out. He

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Bigfoot: A Guide To The Beasts Of The Field

by Charlie Morgan

<p data-version='1.1'>Throughout the world people have reported seeing giant, humanoid creatures. The scientific community refuses to accept the existence of these creatures, despite the growing amount of evidence. <br/><br/>Within this book, ...

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Chimpanzees and Human Evolution

by Martin N. Muller

<p>Knowledge of wild chimpanzees has expanded dramatically. This volume, edited by Martin Muller, Richard Wrangham, and David Pilbeam, brings together scientists who are leading a revolution to discover and explain human uniqueness, by studying ...

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Following Fifi: My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees: Lessons from our Closest Relatives

by John Crocker

<p>An exhilarating quest into a remote African forest to examine chimpanzees and understand the roots of human behavior.</p> <p>As a young student, John Crocker embarked on the adventure of a lifetime, spending eight months in the Gombe forest ...

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Lobulated ears: natural selection gone bionic?

by Robin and the Honey Badger

<p>Robin and the Honey Badger’s mission is to re-charge biology with originality for you, the non-specialist reader. Here we interview the human ear lobe, noting that no other primate has yet proven to possess a cartilage-free auricular lobule. ...

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Monkey or Ape?

by Kralovansky, Susan

Some types of animals look alike but they are not the same! Monkey or Ape? explores the stealthy differences between the two animals. Kids will learn to look at their size, their tails, how they walk, where the live and more. Simple sentences ...

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Monkeytalk

Inside the Worlds and Minds of Primates

by Julia Fischer

<p>Monkey see, monkey do—or does she? Can the behavior of non-human primates—their sociality, their intelligence, their communication—really be chalked up to simple mimicry? Emphatically, absolutely: no. And as famed primatologist Julia Fischer ...

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Primate Ethology

by Pendleton Herring

This is a groundbreaking workwhich brought together studiesof monkeys and apes from boththe laboratory and the field. Manybroad aspects of primate life,including facial expressions,sexual signals, grooming, play,social organization and parental ...

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Primate Evolution and Human Origins

by Russell L. Ciochon

Primate Evolution and Human Origins compiles, for the first time, the major ideas and publications that have shaped our current view of the evolutionary biology of the primates and the origin of the human line. Designed for freshmen-to-graduate ...

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Primate Societies

Group Techniques of Ecological Adaptation

by Hans Kummer

<p>In this book, Hans Kummer, one of the world's leading primate ethologists, examines the patterns of social interaction among primates. He examines this social behavior from the fundamentally biological viewpoint of evolutionary adaptation as ...

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Primates in the Real World

Escaping Primate Folklore and Creating Primate Science

by Georgina M. Montgomery

<p>The opening of this vital new book centers on a series of graves memorializing baboons killed near Amboseli National Park in Kenya in 2009--a stark image that emphasizes both the close emotional connection between primate researchers and ...

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Reproductive Decisions: An Economic Analysis of Gelada Baboon Social Strategies

by Dunbar, Robin

<p>Robin Dunbar uses economic models to explore the social behavior of the gelada baboon (Theropithecus gelada), a unique species, whose social system is one of the most complex among the primates. His work illustrates the value of an approach ...

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Sex and Friendship in Baboons

by Barbara B. Smuts

<p>Those who have been privileged to watch baboons long enough to know them as individuals and who have learned to interpret some of their more subtle interactions will attest that the rapid flow of baboon behavior can at times be overwhelming. ...

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The New Chimpanzee

A Twenty-First-Century Portrait of Our Closest Kin

by Craig Stanford

<p>Recent discoveries about wild chimpanzees have dramatically reshaped our understanding of these great apes and their kinship with humans. We now know that chimpanzees not only have genomes similar to our own but also plot political coups, ...

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The New World Primates: Adaptive Radiation and the Evolution of Social Behavior, Languages, and Intelligence

by Moynihan, Martin

<p>The New World primates have radiated widely in tropical America, evolving a variety of adaptations to cope with different ways of life. This comparative survey examines many species. Some are highly specialized in unique ways; others have ...

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The Origins and Nature of Sociality

by Robert W. Sussman

<p>Scientific developments have increasingly been transforming our understanding of the place of human beings in nature. The contributors to this book focus on the current status of research on sociality and the evolution of cooperative and ...

ISBN: 9781351477871

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