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The Evolution of Cooperation

Robert M. Axelrod - History - 2006 - 241 pages
The Evolution of Cooperation provides valuable insights into the age-old question of whether unforced cooperation is ever possible. Widely praised and much-discussed, this ...
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The chimpanzees of Gombe: patterns of behavior

Jane Goodall - Nature - 1986 - 673 pages
A comprehensive, up-to-date account of the renowned scientist's quarter-century field study of chimpanzees details their distinct personalities, their complex society, and the ...
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Gorillas in our midst: the story of the Columbus Zoo gorillas

Jeff Lyttle - Science - 1997 - 199 pages
Chronicles the forty-year history of the gorilla program at the Columbus Zoo, a program dedicated to the preservation of the endangered western lowland gorilla, from the first ...
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Primate Societies

Barbara B. Smuts - Nature - 1987 - 578 pages
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Susan PERRY - Nature - 2008 - 358 pages
Examines the behaviors of the Capuchin monkey community in the Costa Rican reserve, discussing their aggression, communication, and traditions.
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Behavioural Diversity in Chimpanzees and Bonobos

Christophe Boesch, Gottfried Hohmann, Linda Marchant - Psychology - 2002 - 285 pages
A fascinating text describing the behavioural diversity of chimpanzees and bonobos (the pygmy chimpanzee).
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Primate Behavioral Ecology

Karen B. Strier - Science - 2007 - 452 pages
Primate Behavioral Ecology, described as “an engaging, cutting-edge exposition,” incorporates exciting new discoveries and the most up-to-date approaches in its introduction to ...
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The great apes: between two worlds

Michael Nichols, National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division - Science - 1993 - 200 pages
In words and more than 100 photographs, the author recounts his decade among the world's great apes and includes essays by Jane Goodall, George B. Schaller, and Mary G. Smith.
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Tree of Origin: What Primate Behavior Can Tell Us about Human Social Evolution

Frans B. M. De Waal - Nature - 2009 - 320 pages
How did we become the linguistic, cultured, and hugely successful apes that we are? Our closest relatives--the other mentally complex and socially skilled primates--offer ...
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