Non-Human Primates

Baby Chimpanzee (courtesy BLTC]

(diet and food-related behaviors)

Addessi E, Mancini A, Crescimbene L, et al. 2010. How to Spend a Token? Trade-Offs between Food Variety and Food Preference in Tufted Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus Apella). Behavioural Processes 83(3):267-275. [Non-human primates; diet; food preference; primate evolution]

Bastian ML, Zweifel N, Vogel ER, et al. 2010. Diet Traditions in Wild Orangutans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 143(2):175-187. [Non-human primates; food selection; food and culture; learning]

Constantino PJ, Wright BW. 2009. The Importance of Fallback Foods in Primate Ecology and Evolution Introduction to the Symposium Issue. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 140(4):599-602. [non-human primates; emergency foods]

Crast J, Hardy JM, Fragaszy D. 2010. Inducing Traditions in Captive Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus Apella). Animal Behaviour 80(6):955-964. [non-human primates; food habits; learning; food and culture]

Felton AM, Felton A, Lindenmayer DB, et al. 2009. Nutritional Goals of Wild Primates. Functional Ecology 23(1):70-78. [non-human primates; nutrition; ecology; diet]

Hanya G. 2004. Diet of a Japanese Macaque Troop in the Coniferous Forest of Yakushima. International Journal of Primatology 25(1):55-71. [non-human primates; diet; folivory; mycophagy]

Hopper LM, Schapiro SJ, Lambeth SP, et al. 2011. Chimpanzees' Socially Maintained Food Preferences Indicate Both Conservatism and Conformity. Animal Behaviour 81(6):1195-1202. [non-human primates; chimpanzee; food preference; social learning; traditions]

Leca JB, Gunst N, Huffman MA. 2008. Food Provisioning and Stone Handling Tradition in Japanese Macaques: A Comparative Study of Ten Troops. American Journal of Primatology 70(8):803-813. [non-human primates; food processing]

Norconk MA, Conklin-Brittain NL. 2004. Variation on Frugivory: The Diet of Venezuelan White-Faced Sakis. International Journal of Primatology 21(1):1-26. [non-human primates; neotropics; diet; seed predator; granivory; lipids; tannins; dietary fiber; antifeedants; crude protein]

Overdorff DJ, Erhart EM, Mutschler T. 2005. Does Female Dominance Facilitate Feeding Priority in Black-and-White Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia Variegata) in Southeastern Madagascar? American Journal of Primatology 66(1):7-22. [non-human primates; social relations; Malagasy lemurs]

Perry S. 2009. Conformism in the Food Processing Techniques of White-Faced Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus Capucinus). Animal Cognition 12(5):705-716. [non-human primates; food processing; tool use; observation; learning; social influences; food and culture]

Schreier AL, Swedell L. 2012. Ecology and Sociality in a Multilevel Society: Ecological Determinants of Spatial Cohesion in Hamadryas Baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 148(4):580-588. [non-human primates; social relations; band cohesion; food supply; predators; Hamadryas baboons]

Ungar PS, Teaford MF. 2002. Human Diet: Its Origins and Evolution. Praeger. [collected essays; paleoanthropology; non-human primates; evolutionary medicine]

Videan E, Fritz J, Murphy J. 2007. Hunting and Occasional Consumption of Prey Items by Chimpanzees at the Primate Foundation of Arizona. International Journal of Primatology 28(2):477-481. [non-human primates; ape; meat eating ]

Yamamoto ME, Lopes FdA. 2004. Effect of Removal from the Family Group on Feeding Behavior by Captive Callithrix Jacchus. International Journal of Primatology 25(2):489-500. [non-human primates; common marmosets; social relations]

see Non-Human Primate Archive for items published before 2000

Updated 10/2012