Primate Ethology by Desmond Morris

Primate Ethology

byDesmond MorrisIntroduction byDarryl Bruce

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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 care, are covered bythe contributors and provided a whole new approach toprimate behavior.

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Desmond Morris, author of The Naked Ape and The Human Zoo was born in Wiltshire, England in 1928. In 1951 he graduated from the University of Birmingham with first class honors and moved to Oxford to pursue doctoral studies in animal behavior under the tutorship of Dr. Niko Tinbergen. In 1973 Desmond Morris returned to Oxford as a r...
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Title:Primate EthologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.01 × 6.03 × 0.85 inPublished:January 9, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:020230826X

ISBN - 13:9780202308265

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Aldine Transaction Edition

1 Introduction: the Study of Primate Behaviour
DESMOND MORRIS, Zoological Society of London

2 The Facial Displays of the Catarrhine Monkeys and Apes
J. A. R. A. M. VAN HOOFF, Laboratorium voor Vergelijkende
Fysiologie, Utrecht

3 Socio-sexual Signals and their Intra-specific Imitation
among Primates 69
WOLFGANG WICKLER, Max-Planck-Institute fur Verhaltensphysiologie,
Seewiesen

4 Allogrooming in Primates: a Review
JOHN SPARKS, Ethology Laboratory, Zoological Society of
London

5 Play Behaviour in Higher Primates: a Review
CAROLINE LOIZOS

6 Variability in the Social Organization of Primates 219
T. E. ROWELL, Department of Zoology, Makerere University
College, Kampala

7 Comparative Aspects of Communication m New
World Primates
M. MOYNIHAN, Canal Zone Biological Area, Smithsonian
Institution

8 The Effect of Social Companions on Mother-Infant
Relations in Rhesus Monkeys
R. A. HINDE AND Y. SPENCER-BOOTH, Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour, Madingley, Cambridge

9 Mother-Offspring Relationships in Free-ranging Chimpanzees
JANE VAN LA WICK-GOODALL, Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour, Madingley, Cambridge

10 An Ethological Study of Some Aspects of Social Behaviour of Children in Nursery School
N.G. Blurton Jones, Department of Growth and Development, Institute of Child Health, University of London

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