Sommer, Volker

Primates of Gashaka

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Table of contents

1. Exploring and Protecting West Africa’s Primates: The Gashaka Primate Project in Context
Volker Sommer, Caroline Ross

2. To Save a Wilderness: The Creation and Development of Gashaka Gumti National Park, Nigeria
Richard Barnwell

3. Hunters, Fire, Cattle: Conservation Challenges in Eastern Nigeria, with Special Reference to Chimpanzees
Jeremiah Adanu, Volker Sommer, Andrew Fowler

4. Monkeys and Apes as Animals and Humans: Ethno-Primatology in Nigeria’s Taraba Region
Gilbert Nyanganji, Andrew Fowler, Aylin McNamara, Volker Sommer

5. The Bush as Pharmacy and Supermarket: Mechanisms and Functions of Plant Use by Human and Non-human Primates at Gashaka
Yianna Koutsioni, Volker Sommer

6. Fulani of the Highlands: Costs and Benefits of Living in National Park Enclaves
David Bennett, Caroline Ross

7. Pan-African Voyagers: The Phylogeography of Baboons
Dietmar Zinner, Umaru Buba, Stephen Nash, Christian Roos

8. Crop-raiding and Commensalism in Olive Baboons: The Costs and Benefits of Living with Humans
Ymke Warren, James P. Higham, Ann M. Maclarnon, Caroline Ross

9. How Different Are Gashaka’s Baboons? Forest and Open Country Populations Compared
Caroline Ross, Ymke Warren, Ann M. Maclarnon, James P. Higham

10. Keeping in Contact: Flexibility in Calls of Olive Baboons
Elodie Ey, Julia Fischer

11. Not Words but Meanings? Alarm Calling Behaviour in a Forest Guenon
Kate Arnold, Yvonne Pohlner, Klaus Zuberbühler

12. Patriarchal Chimpanzees, Matriarchal Bonobos: Potential Ecological Causes of a Pan Dichotomy
Volker Sommer, Jan Bauer, Andrew Fowler, Sylvia Ortmann

13. Panthropology of the Fourth Chimpanzee: A Contribution to Cultural Primatology

Andrew Fowler, Alejandra Pascual-Garrido, Umaru Buba, Sandra Tranquilli, Callistus Akosim, Caspar Schöning, Volker Sommer

14. Will the Nigeria-Cameroon Chimpanzee Go Extinct? Models Derived from Intake Rates of Ape Sanctuaries
Nicola Hughes, Norm Rosen, Neil Gretsky, Volker Sommer

Keywords: Life Sciences, Zoology, Biodiversity, Animal Ecology, Applied Ecology, Environmental Management, Nature Conservation

Publication year
Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects
Page amount
18 pages
Natural Sciences

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