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Understanding chimpanzees

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chimpanzees.

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    Statementedited by Paul G. Heltne, Linda A. Marquardt; with 31 contributors.
    SeriesSpecial publication / Chicago Academy of Sciences ;, no. 16, Special publication (Chicago Academy of Sciences) ;, no. 16.
    ContributionsHeltne, Paul G., Marquardt, Linda A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P96 U56 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 407 p. :
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2195820M
    ISBN 100674920910
    LC Control Number89015379

      The first section of the book chronicles her travels through girlhood, adolescence, and young adulthood, always surrounded by numerous mundane and exotic animal pets. It seems nearly a miracle that she succeeded in her life's dream of living and working in Africa, and then an even unlikelier miracle that she managed to study wild chimpanzees. A thorough chapter-by-chapter analysis reveals which key traits we share with chimpanzees and which appear to be distinctive to Homo sapiens, and shows how understanding chimpanzees helps us account for the evolution of human uniqueness. Traits surveyed include social behaviors and structures, mating systems, diet, hunting practices, tool use.

    Book Information. Title: My Life With The Chimpanzees. Author: Goodall, Jane. Isbn: In her own words, here is Jane Goodall's compelling story of how she became one of the world's most famous naturalists. Hook Your Students. Based on animal behavior, what animal do you think you could live with and why? He is the author of numerous books, including Chimpanzee Material Culture: Implications for Human Evolution, and has written over peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. McGrew was also an editor for Chimpanzee Cultures, which was published after the second “Understanding Chimpanzees” symposium held in

    In chimpanzees, not only is the propensity to point subject to epigenetic processes, so is the specific pointing posture of the hand. Humans and chimpanzees have a close evolutionary relationship (the two species had a common ancestor as recently as 6 or 7 million years ago).   Craig Stanford began studying chimpanzees in the late s at Jane Goodall’s field site in Gombe, Tanzania. In his most recent book, The New Chimpanzee: A Twenty-First-Century Portrait of Our Closest Kin, Stanford explains how the last three decades of chimpanzee research have deepened our understanding of the biology and behavior of our closest primate relatives.


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Product details Series: Chicago Academy of Sciences (Book 16) Hardcover: pages Publisher: Harvard University Press; 1st edition (Octo ) Language: English ISBN ISBN ASIN: Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: Author: Jane Goodall.

Understanding Chimpanzees examines a wide range of topics, including social behavior and ecology in the field, the rich variety of cultural traditions between one population and another in Africa and elsewhere, behavior in captivity, and the incredible cognitive abilities of chimpanzees in language acquisition laboratories.

Of special interest is the strong coverage of bonobos (pygmy chimpanzees).Format: Hardcover. Understanding Chimpanzees examines a wide range of topics, including social behavior and ecology in the field, the rich variety of cultural traditions between one population and another in Africa and elsewhere, behavior in captivity, and the incredible cognitive abilities of chimpanzees in language acquisition laboratories.

Of special interest is the strong coverage of bonobos (pygmy chimpanzees).Author: Paul Heltne. Understanding Chimpanzees examines a wide range of topics, including social behavior and ecology in the field, the rich variety of cultural traditions between one population and another in Africa and elsewhere, behavior in captivity, and the incredible cognitive abilities of chimpanzees in language acquisition laboratories.

Chimpanzee Conservation -- Population Status of Wild Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and Threats to Survival / Geza Teleki -- Demography of Chimpanzees in Captivity / Katherine Latinen -- Area Status Report: Tanzania / Jane Goodall -- Understanding chimpanzees book Status of Pan paniscus / Richard K.

Malenky, Nancy Thompson-Handler, Randall L. Susman -- V. Evolution and Epilogue -- Hominoid Pages: feeding ecology of chimpanzees in the kibale forest, uganda; recent research on chimpanzees in west africa; population dynamics of chimpanzees at bossou, guinea; the use of stone tools by wild-living chimpanzees; chimpanzoo; introduction: the fourth ape; behavioral contrasts between bonobo and chimpanzee; the sexual behavior of pygmy chimpanzees.

Understanding Chimpanzees examines a wide range of topics, including social behavior and ecology in the field, the rich variety of cultural traditions between one population and another in Africa and elsewhere, behavior in captivity, and the incredible cognitive abilities of chimpanzees in language acquisition laboratories.

Of special interest is the strong coverage of bonobos (pygmy chimpanzees). Yet chimpanzees share close to 99 percent of their genetic endowment with humankind Such a remarkable specis deserves the status of sibling with our species and merits greater respect, more empathy, and far better treatment from humankind than accorded to Teleki, in Understanding Chimpanzees.

Chimpanzee Politics is a narrative about the social interactions of a group of chimpanzees in a Dutch zoo monitored by primatologist Frans De Waal in the late 70s. Although chimpanzees have no verbal language, their social interactions are very complex. The majority of the book focuses on the dynamics of how alliances are forged and broken/5(88).

Understanding Chimpanzees IV: Chimpanzees in Context. Over the course of three days in AugustLincoln Park Zoo’s Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study & Conservation of Apes will host eight themed sessions, showcasing 40 invited presenters, and an open-call ePoster session, for discussions of all that is Pan.

Chimpanzees in Context also marks the thirty year anniversary since the first. The third in the renowned series Understanding Chimpanzees, the book features work by 30 of the world’s foremost chimpanzee researchers as they investigate and explain the latest discoveries, from tool use to chimpanzee culture and cooperation.

The book was edited by Lincoln Park Zoo scientists: Elizabeth Lonsdorf, Ph.D., Steve Ross, Ph.D. Available in: an evolutionary perspective, understanding chimpanzees offers a way of understanding the basis of human : $ From an evolutionary perspective, understanding chimpanzees offers a way of understanding the basis of human nature.

This book on cognitive development in chimpanzees is the first of its kind to focus on infants reared by their own mothers within a natural setting, illustrating various aspects of chimpanzee cognition and the developmental changes that accompany them. Do chimpanzees have something akin to culture.

Bringing together studies of behavioral variation within and among chimpanzees and bonobos --the sibling species of the genus Pan--this book provides the basis for answering this question.

In Chimpanzee Cultures, the world's leading authorities on chimpanzees and bonobos chronicle the animals' behaviors from one study site to the next, in both. That is the fundamental idea behind the book The Mind of the Chimpanzee: Ecological and Experimental Perspectives.

The third in the renowned series Understanding Chimpanzees, the book features work by 30 of the world’s foremost chimpanzee researchers as they investigate and explain the latest discoveries, from tool use to chimpanzee culture.

An absorbing investigation of chimpanzee language and communication by a young primatologist While working as a zookeeper with a group of semi-wild chimpanzees living on an island, primatologist Andrew Halloran witnessed an event that would cause him to become fascinated with how chimpanzees communicate complex information and ideas to one another.

The group he was working/5. Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Understanding chimpanzees. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, Understanding the chimpanzee mind is akin to opening a window onto human consciousness.

Many of our complex cognitive processes have origins that can be seen in the way that chimpanzees think, learn, and behave. The Mind of the Chimpanzee brings together scores of prominent scientists from around the world to share the most recent research into what goes on inside the mind of our closest.

In the early 70s, a primate named Nim Chimpsky was the subject of an experiment whose purpose was to learn whether language is innate. Now, his strange life has been turned into a documentary by. A new book called The Chimpanzee Chronicles: Stories of Heartbreak and Hope from Behind the Bars edited by Debra Rosenman is an extremely important book.

called "Understanding Chimpanzees" brought together a wide range of researchers from field and captive study sites, and outlined both what we knew and with this book, Chimpanzee Cultures, being the published outcome. The book is founded on one explicit and two implicit questions, -- only one of which receives a.The study of the chimpanzee, one of the human species’ closest relatives, has led scientists to exciting discoveries about evolution, behavior, and cognition over the past half century.

In this book, rising and veteran scholars take a fascinating comparative approach to the culture, behavior, and .The Chimpanzee (Pan Troglodytes) also known as the common chimpanzee or simply chimp is a species of the great Ape. Chimpanzees are native to the forests and African savannahs.

Classified in the genus Pan, fossils and DNA sequencing show that they are under a sister taxon to the human lineage. This makes chimpanzees humans’ closest relative.