Chimpanzee Behaviour: Recent Understandings from Captivity and the Forest

By Mary Lee Abshire

Chimpanzee Behaviour: Recent Understandings from Captivity and the Forest PDF brings diverse topics together in one volume. It presents new data from chimpanzee hunting behaviour and tool use in the forest. It covers gestural communication in free-living populations and sign language communication in captive individuals. It presents research in chimpanzee artwork including numerous images. Finally it provides a framework for care in captivity with a humane approach.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Handling and Consumption of Vertebrate Prey by Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in the Northern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chapter 2. Niche Construction and Developmental Bias in Chimpanzees and Gorillas

Chapter 3. Chimpanzee Gestural Communication: Signaling and Meaning from the Chimpanzee Perspective

Chapter 4. Patterns in Chimpanzee Marking and Drawing

Chapter 5. Sign Language in Chimpanzees across Environments

Chapter 6. Relationships between Caregivers and Chimpanzee Sanctuary Residents

About the Editor

Index

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