Chimpanzee Behaviour: Recent Understandings from Captivity and the Forest

Mary Lee Abshire Jensvold, PhD (Editor)
Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA USA
Friends of Washoe, Ellensburg, WA, USA

Series: Animal Science, Issues and Research
BISAC: SCI070050

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Chimpanzee Behaviour: Recent Understandings from Captivity and the Forest 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.
(Imprint: Nova)

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Chapter 1. Handling and Consumption of Vertebrate Prey by Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in the Northern Democratic Republic of the Congo
(Thurston Cleveland Hicks, Steph B. J. Menken, Anne Laudisoit and John Hart, Faculty of Artes Liberales, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, and others)

Chapter 2. Niche Construction and Developmental Bias in Chimpanzees and Gorillas
(Crickette Sanz, Stephanie Musgrave, Jake Funkhouser, Kristena Cooksey and David Morgan, Department of Anthropology, Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri, US, and others)

Chapter 3. Chimpanzee Gestural Communication: Signaling and Meaning from the Chimpanzee Perspective
(Catherine Hobaiter, School of Psychology and Neuroscience, Origins of Mind, University of St Andrews, St Andrews)

Chapter 4. Patterns in Chimpanzee Marking and Drawing
(Alexandra Casti, Jessica Martinson and Mary Lee A. Jensvold, Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue, Portland, Oregon, US, and others)

Chapter 5. Sign Language in Chimpanzees across Environments
(Mary Lee A. Jensvold and Kailie Dombrausky, Friends of Washoe, Ellensburg, Washington
Fauna Foundation, Carignan, Quebec, Canada, and others)

Chapter 6. Relationships between Caregivers and Chimpanzee Sanctuary Residents
(Mary Lee Jensvold, Friends of Washoe, Ellensburg, Washington, US)

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