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- DescriptionThis book examines the unique contribution of the Bossou field site to our knowledge of chimpanzees, particularly the endangered West African subspecies. Coverage ranges from their socio-ecology to cognition, to their ability to use stone and perishable tools.
- Author BiographyProf. Tetsuro Matsuzawa is world renowned for blending captive and field approaches to advance our understanding and appreciation of chimpanzee intelligence. He leads the Ai-project at Primate Research Institute of the University of Kyoto, Japan. He is also the director of the Bossou/Nimba field research station. He has more than 30 years of experience with working with chimpanzees in captivity and more than 20 with chimpanzees in their natural habitat. He has received several prestigious awards for his achievements so far including the Prince Chichibu Memorial Science Award in 1991, the Jane Goodall Award in 2001 and the Medal with Purple Ribbon in 2004. He is also a member of the executive committee of the IUCN (The International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) Primate Specialist Group on Great Ape Conservation.
- PublisherSpringer Verlag, Japan
- Date of Publication07/12/2013
- GenreLife Sciences: Zoology
- Place of PublicationTokyo
- Country of PublicationJapan
- ImprintSpringer Verlag, Japan
- Content Note182 black & white illustrations, 4 colour illustrations, 28 black & white tables, biography
- Weight867 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edited byTatyana Humle,Tetsuro Matsuzawa,Yukimaru Sugiyama
- Edition Statement2011.
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