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the branch of zoology that studies primates

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But when Robert O'Malley, a primatologist now at Kenyon College in Gambler, Ohio, went to Gombe in the late 2000s, he noticed many of the Kasekela chimps regularly fishing for ants.
Gape Motswaledi, who played the chief primatologist, is a physics teacher whose only experience as a singer came from choir practice.
More than 110 scientists were asked for their opinions on the matter, including specialist climatologists,geneticists and primatologists.
A combination of biographical profile, primate natural history and evolutionary biology tract, Jahme's book uses as its vehicle the work of female primatologists who dominate, and have forever changed, the field.
Within a few pages I discovered a moving yet highly entertaining book, penned by one of the world's leading primatologists.
These small differences in chimp habits spell big news for primatologists (scientists who study primates).
Haraway traces the threads of this naturalization from Progressive Era masculine imperialism to postmodern "late capitalist bio-politics," in which sociobiological primatologists theorize primates as reproductively strategizing actors, "model yuppies.
The team included primatologists and psychologists from Japan and the United States.
The ape observations, collected over 14 years of fieldwork with the Kanyawara chimp community in Kibale National Park, provide the first evidence of a wild nonhuman animal exhibiting sex differences in play, two primatologists report in the Dec.
She finds that gross categorization of patterns of food availability are not adequate to explain female primate social behavior, and that current models primatologists use to organize behavior and ecology are too simplistic to predict patterns of behavior at a number of different levels.
However, primatologists from the University of Zurich can now confirm that chimpanzees intervene impartially in a conflict to guarantee the stability of their group.
Very few archaeologists and paleoanthropologists have seen a wild ape, and very few primatologists have done any excavation or analysis of artifacts and fossils," says Cambridge primatologist William McGrew, who has studied wild chimps for more than 40 years.
But Zurich primatologists have now disproved this theory, demonstrating that mammals with relatively large brains actually tend to have a somewhat bigger digestive tract.
and Malagasy primatologists have discovered a new species of mouse lemur, an arboreal, fist-size animal on the African island of Madagascar, the home of all lemurs.
The research, by an international team of primatologists, reveals how Rhinopithecus strykeri, a species of snub-nosed monkey, has an upturned nose which causes it to sneeze when it rains.