Mahale Chimpanzees: 50 Years of Research by Michio Nakamura,Kazuhiko Hosaka,Noriko Itoh,Koichiro Zamma

By Michio Nakamura,Kazuhiko Hosaka,Noriko Itoh,Koichiro Zamma

long term ecological study stories are infrequent and priceless assets, quite once they are as completely documented because the Mahale Mountain Chimpanzee venture in Tanzania. Directed by means of Toshisada Nishida from 1965 till 2011, the undertaking keeps to yield new and engaging findings approximately our closest neighbour species. In a becoming tribute to Nishida's contribution to technology, this e-book brings jointly fifty years of analysis into one encyclopaedic quantity. along formerly unpublished info, the editors contain new translations of eastern writings through the booklet to carry formerly inaccessible paintings to non-Japanese audio system. The background and ecology of the positioning, chimpanzee behaviour and biology, and ecological administration are all addressed via firsthand money owed via Mahale researchers. The authors spotlight long term alterations in behaviour, the place attainable, and draw comparisons with different chimpanzee websites throughout Africa to supply an integrative view of chimpanzee learn today.

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