Primates of Western Uganda by Nicholas E. Newton-FisherPrimates of Western Uganda by Nicholas E. Newton-Fisher

Primates of Western Uganda

EditorNicholas E. Newton-Fisher, Hugh Notman, James Durward Paterson

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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This volume covers aspects of ecology, behavior, genetics, taxonomy, 'cultural' patterns, hunting by non-human primates, physiology, dietary chemistry, and ecotourism, in several major clades of primates from galagos and pottos, through cercopithecoids, to hominoids.
The editors of this volume are all experienced primatologists. Vernon Reynolds studied chimpanzees in the Budongo Forest, Uganda, in 1962, and wrote his first book about that experience. He subsequently returned to found the Budongo Forest Project in 1990. This highly successful project continues today. Recently Prof Reynolds published...
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Title:Primates of Western UgandaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:532 pagesPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441921842

ISBN - 13:9781441921840

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Table of Contents

Taxonomy and biogeography of the primates of western Uganda.- Factors influencing variation in the population densities of Colobus guereza.- How does the golden monkey of the Virungas cope in a fruit scarce environment.- diet of olive baboons in Budongo Forest Reserve, Uganda.- Aspects of diet, foraging, and seed predation in Ugandan forest baboons.- The interaction of hormones with ecological factors in male Budongo forest.- The role of diet in self medication among chimpanzees in the Sonso and kanyawara communities.- Geophagy in chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest Reserve.- Nutritional aspects of the diet of wild gorillas: how do Bwindi gorillas compare.- the parasites of the gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable national Park.- Preliminary GIS analysis of range use by sympatric mountain gorillas and chimpanzees in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.- Comparison of sex differences in gregariousness in fision-fusion species: reducing bias by standardizing for party size.- Urinary estrone conjugates and reproductive paprameters in Kibale and Budongo chimpanzees.- Frequent copulations by females and high promiscuity in chimpanzees in the Kalinzu forest.- The effects of injury on the locomotion of free living chimpanzees in the Budongo Forest Reserve.- The effect of snare injuries on the fig feeding behavior of the chimpanzees of the Budongo forest.- Deciphering junglespeak: An update on chimpanzee vocalizations and their relationship to language.- Instrumental leaf use by chimpanzees of the Budongo forest.- A survey of prosimians in the National parks and Forest Reserves of Uganda.- The diets, preferences and overlap of the primate community in the Budongo Forest.- Behaviorial patterns of colobus in logged and unlogged forests: the conservation value of harvested forests.- threats to and protection of the chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest Reserve.- The behaviorial ecology of habituated mountain gorilla group in Bwindi Impenetrable national park.- Local ecological perceptions of chimpanzees and forest resources: a case study near Budongo forest.

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Aus den Rezensionen:"West-Uganda hat in der primatologischen Forschung eine-Iange Tradition aufzuweisen, beginnend mit den ersten Begegnungen des Hauptmanns Robert von Beringe mit den Berggorillas, den Veröffentlichungen des Uganda Virus Institute und einer kontinuierlichen Forschung seit 1970 in den Wäldern des westlichen Uganda. In diesem Band sind ausschließlich unpublizierte, neue wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse über die Primaten dieser Region zusammengefasst. . Das Buch . gibt . eine gute Übersicht zur aktuellen primatologischen Forschung in Uganda und stellt die Diversität der Primaten West-Ugandas vor." (R. GERSTMEIER, in: Entomofauna, 2007, Vol. 28, Issue 10. S. 122 f.)