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Primates of Gashaka : socioecology and conservation in Nigeria's biodiversity hotspot / Volker Sommer, Caroline Ross, editors.

Publication:
New York : Springer, [2010], c2011.
Series:
Developments in primatology.
Developments in primatology
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 531 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Primates -- Behavior -- Nigeria -- Gashaka Gumti National Park.
Primates -- Ecology -- Nigeria -- Gashaka Gumti National Park.
Primates -- Conservation -- Nigeria -- Gashaka Gumti National Park.
Biodiversity conservation -- Nigeria -- Gashaka Gumti National Park.
Gashaka Gumti National Park (Nigeria)
Contents:
Exploring and protecting West Africa's primates : the Gashaka Primate Project in context / Volker Sommer and Caroline Ross
To save a wilderness : the creation and development of Gashaka Gumti National Park, Nigeria / Richard Barnwell
Hunters, fire, cattle : conservation challenges in eastern Nigeria, with special reference to chimpanzees / Jeremiah Adanu, Volker Sommer, and Andrew Fowler
Monkeys and apes as animals and humans : ethno-primatology in Nigeria's Taraba region / Gilbert Nyanganji ... [et al.]
The bush as pharmacy and supermarket : mechanisms and functions of plant use by human and non-human primates at Gashaka / Yianna Koutsioni and Volker Sommer
Fulani of the highlands : costs and benefits of living in national park enclaves / David Bennett and Caroline Ross
Pan-African voyagers : the phylogeography of baboons / Dietmar Zinner ... [et al.]
Crop-raiding and commensalism in olive baboons : the costs and benefits of living with humans / Ymke Warren ... [et al.]
How different are Gashaka's baboons? : forest and open country populations compared / Caroline Ross ... [et al.]
Keeping in contact : flexibility in calls of olive baboons / Elodie Ey and Julia Fischer
Not words but meanings? : alarm calling behaviour in a forest guenon / Kate Arnold, Yvonne Pohlner, and Klaus Zuberbühler
Patriarchal chimpanzees, matriarchal bonobos : potential ecological causes of a Pan dichotomy / Volker Sommer ... [et al.]
Panthropology of the fourth chimpanzee : a contribution to cultural primatology / Andrew Fowler ... [et al.]
Will the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee go extinct? : models derived from intake rates of ape sanctuaries / Nicola Hughes ... [et al.].
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
Sommer, Volker.
Ross, Caroline, zoologist.
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
9781441974020
1441974024
OCLC:
648933298
Publisher Number:
99940837897
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