2 edition of Baboon ecology found in the catalog.
Stuart A. Altmann
|LC Classifications||QL737 P93 A45 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||220|
Available again with a new foreword, Baboon Mothers and Infants is a classic book that has been, in its own right, Jeanne Altmann is professor emerita and Eugene Higgins Professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton University. She previously taught at the University of Chicago/5(10). In addition, a hierarchical cluster analysis revealed that savanna baboon ecology followed a latitudinal cline. Therefore, the results of these analyses cannot falsify Jolly’s hypothesis that there is little ecological niche separation among baboon by:
When it was originally released in , Jeanne Altmann’s book transformed the study of maternal primate relationships by focusing on motherhood and infancy within a complex ecological and sociological context. Available again with a new foreword by the author, Baboon Mothers and Infants is a classic book that has been, in its own right, a mother to a generation of influential research and. The best-selling Wonders of Creation series adds a new biology-focused title that unveils the intricate nature of God's world and the harmony that was broken by sin. This educational resource is color-coded with three educational levels in mind: 5th to 6th grades, 7th to 8th grades, and 9th through 11th grades, which can be utilized for the classroom, independent study, or homeschool setting%(30).
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The species being observed is Papio cyncocephalus (the yellow baboon, one of several species of baboons). This book proceeds as follows. (1) The observational study methods adopted; (2) The Altmanns contributed a great deal to our knowledge of primate behavior, through their fieldwork/5.
-- Ethology, Ecology, and Evolution. From the Inside Flap. Baboon ecology book Available again with a new foreword,Baboon Mothers and Infants is a classic book that has been, in its own right, mother to a generation of influential research and will no doubt provide further by: Baboon Ecology: African Field Research (A Phoenix book) Paperback – November 1, by Stuart A.
Altmann (Author) › Visit Amazon's Stuart A. Altmann Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Stuart A. Altmann. After surveying many potential research sites in southern Kenya and northern Tanzania, the Altmanns set up Baboon ecology book for a year in Amboseli.
Baboon Ecology, the book that resulted, provided a description and analysis of baboon natural history. It provided the impetus and background for many of the ecological studies that followed. Baboon Ecology by Altmann, S.
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Chacma baboons (Papio ursinus)were studied in a mountain habitat where the effects of high altitude and latitude combine to produce conditions as harsh as those experienced by the desert or hamadryas baboon (P. hamadryas).The population density was as low as that of hamadryas baboons.
A survey of populations at altitudes between and m showed a strong negative correlation Cited by: I love this book because I saw that this book is a book that's in my lexile level, not like the summer vacation books.
This book talks about a person that had a relationship with a baboon a happy little baboon that is nice. The thing that was a bit creepy is the picture on the cover of the book, but except that, that book is awesome/5.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Series Title: Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.) Responsibility. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Distributed in the USA by the University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Description: viii, pages. — Ethology, Ecology. and Evolution “What emerges from the text, but even more forcefully from the case histories, is a feeling for the richness and complexities of the daily lives of baboon mothers and : $ A plane crash.
A mysterious transformation. An adventure unlike any other. Fourteen-year-old Gerry Copeland has mixed feelings about flying back to his parents' research camp in the African savanna. While his biologist mom and dad study baboon behavior, he'll be thinking about the video arcade and restaurants back in the city.
Suddenly, their small plane's engine stutters and dies.4/5(2). Four baboon species (i.e., chacma, olive, yellow, and Guinea) are known as the savanna baboons. These animals form large troops, composed of dozens or even hundreds of baboons, governed by a.
Daily activity, feeding ecology and habitat association of Gelada baboon (Theropithecus gelada) around Debre-Libanos, Northwest Shewa Zone, Ethiopia Article (PDF Available) June with Reads. The chacma baboon (Papio ursinus), also known as the Cape baboon, is, like all other baboons, from the Old World monkey family.
It is one of the largest of all monkeys. Located primarily in southern Africa, the chacma baboon has a wide variety of social behaviors, including a dominance hierarchy, collective foraging, adoption of young by females, and friendship : Cercopithecidae. "The Elusive Baboon is a stellar memoir about Uganda in the mids, when the author, as well as the country, was in transition.
Jolly paints a story of discovery, new beginnings, and overcoming adversity. Written with humor, insight, and honesty, the book is an enlightening read." – John McCaffrey, author of The Book of Ash and Two. ecology, study of the relationships of organisms to their physical environment and to one another.
The study of an individual organism or a single species is termed autecology; the study of groups of organisms is called synecology. This chapter aims to stress those aspects of baboon ecology which are of the greatest help in understanding human evolution. Scavenging has been regarded as an important phase in the evolution of man's carnivorous habits.
The chapter considers troop size, range, population density, and by: Baboon, (genus Papio), any of five species of large, robust, and primarily terrrestrial monkeys found in dry regions of Africa and Arabia. Males of the largest species, the chacma baboon (Papio ursinus), average 30 kg (66 pounds) or so, but females are only half this smallest is the hamadryas, or sacred baboon (P.
hamadryas), with males weighing about 17 kg and females o but. Chacma Baboon Spatial Ecology Author's personal copy Table II z ′ and p values from a multiple comparison of mean ranks test after a Kruskal-Wallis (H (7, n =) =p = Book Online Leopard Walk Lodge.
Baboon Mother and Child – Ecology. The baboon mother and child are closely bonded with the mother being ever watchful over her baby. Although we do not have a resident troop of baboons on Leopard Walk Lodge from time a lone male would be passing through our reserve.
Baboons live on the ground and like both. Other Baboon Studies (representative books and papers) Stuart Altmann and Jeanne Altmann,Baboon Ecology: African Field Research. William J. Hamilton and J. Bulgar,“Natal male baboon rises in rank and successful challenges to resident alpha males”, Behavioral Ecology and File Size: 1MB.New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior - Ebook written by Warren G.
Kinzey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior.4/5(1).Topics include the fundamentals of ecology, biodiversity, pollution, climate change, food production, and human population growth.
( views) The Bionarrative: The story of life and hope for the future by Stephen Boyden - ANU Press, The book discusses the evolution of life and the essential ecological processes on which all life.