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There are pronounced matrilineal biases in behaviour in a number of primate taxa that are characterized by female philopatry and male dispersal, particularly cercopithecine primates, including all species of macaques (Macaca spp.), savannah baboons (Papio cynocephalus spp.) and vervet monkeys (Clorocebus aethiops). In these species, affiliative and cooperative behaviours are biased in favour of kin. For example, female baboons spend much of their time in close proximity to related females, and they groom kin at considerably higher rates than they groom unrelated individuals. Similarly, females reconcile conflicts with kin at higher rates than they reconcile conflicts with non-kin. Females in these species also intervene on behalf of close kin when they are involved in aggressive interactions more often than they intervene on behalf of more distantly related relatives or non-relatives. The most risky forms of intervention tend to be limited to close relatives. For detailed reviews of the kin ...
Sponsoring Institution(s): Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund; Wildlife Conservation Society Research Objectives: Assessment of distribution, abundance, conservation status of the primates of the Udzungwa Mountains, both within Udzungwa Mountains National Park and in the forest reserves of these Eastern Arc mountains. Data also collected on demographics, genetics, and ecological parameters, principally for the endemic Sanje mangabey and recently discovered Highland mangabey Lophocebus kipunji.. Field Positions and Volunteers: Currently no additional funded positions open. Opportunities for training without travel support, although some field expenses might be covered. Inquiries welcomed.. Species Studied: Cercocebus sanjei (Sanje mangabey), Cercopithecus mitis (blue monkey), Colobus angolensis palliates (Angola colobus), Galago orinus (Uluguru bushbaby), Galago zanzibaricus (Zanzibar galago), Lophocebus kipunji (highland mangabey), Papio cynocephalus cynocephalus (yellow baboon), Piliocolobus ...
Gesquiere, LR; Khan, M; Shek, L; Wango, TL; Wango, EO; Alberts, SC; Altmann, J (2008). Coping with a challenging environment: Effects of seasonal variability and reproductive status on glucocorticoid concentrations of female baboons (Papio cynocephalus). Hormones and Behavior, 54 (3), 410-416. ...
How an animal moves through its environment directly impacts its survival, reproduction, and thus biological fitness. A basic measure of describing how an individual (or group) travels through its environment is Day Path Length (DPL), i.e., the distance travelled in a 24-hour period. Updating a classic study by Dunbar (1992), we investigate the ecological determinants of mean DPL for 39 baboon (Papio spp.) troops across 20 different populations. We find that a measure of plant productivity, anthropogenic influence and local primate richness all have a significant and negative effect on DPL, whilst group size has a significant positive effect. These results are in accordance with previous work indicating baboons show variation in DPLs as a consequence of ecological dissimilarity across their range. We then explore DPLs and Movement Trajectories (MTs: the speed and tortuosity of travel) for yellow baboons (Papio cynocephalus) in the Issa Valley of western Tanzania. We find that Issa baboons travel ...
The vaginal microbiome is an important site of bacterial-mammalian symbiosis. This symbiosis is currently best characterized for humans, where lactobacilli dominate the microbial community and may help defend women against infectious disease. However, lactobacilli do not dominate the vaginal microbiota of any other mammal studied to date, raising key questions about the forces that shape the vaginal microbiome in non-human mammals. We used Illumina sequencing of the bacterial 16S rRNA gene to investigate variation in the taxonomic composition of the vaginal microbiota in 48 baboons (Papio cynocephalus), members of a well-studied wild population in Kenya. Similar to prior studies, we found that the baboon vaginal microbiota was not dominated by lactobacilli. Despite this difference, and similar to humans, reproductive state was the dominant predictor of baboon vaginal microbiota, with pregnancy, postpartum amenorrhea, and ovarian cycling explaining 18% of the variance in community composition.
Abstract Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) from five of six baboons (Papio cynocephalus) with chronic schistosomiasis mansoni showed a marked reduction in the ability to generate anti-sheep erythrocyte (SRBC) plaque-forming cells (PFC) after primary in vitro immunization as compared to the PFC responses of PBMC from normal (non-infected) baboons. Removal of the plastic-adherent (PLAD) cells from the PBMC of these animals results in a population of cells capable of responding to in vitro immunization with SRBC at a level equal to or higher than their normal counterparts. Reconstitution of plastic-non-adherent cells with PLAD cells re-establishes suppression. In contrast, the single apparently non-suppressed infected baboon showed reduced responses after PLAD cell removal, but, upon reconstitution with PLAD cells, responses were higher than those obtained before cell separation. No evidence of PLAD suppressor cells in normal animals was found, and indeed the data suggest that PBMC from normal
Our behavioral data indicate that environmental change in Amboseli has profoundly influenced the time budgets, social lives, diet, and habitat use of baboons. During periods of woodland die-off, baboons experienced both low fertility and high infant mortality [159]. They also devoted nearly 80% of daylight hours to foraging and dramatically reduced their social time, in spite of both theoretical and empirical evidence indicating that they attempt (and often succeed in) conserving social time as a means of servicing their crucial social relationships [167]. A widely accepted and influential model of baboon ecology predicted that social groups will lose cohesion and either fission or go extinct under extreme environmental stress [Dunbar 1992], our data do not support this model. Rather, the baboons modified their diet by increasing the diversity of food items; they also moved to completely new home ranges in areas of Amboseli with intact woodland. Survival and fertility increased following these ...
1. To gain a general understanding of different primate diets.. 2. To gain a general understanding of the factors which have shaped primate diets over time.. 3. To understand the biological, behavioral and anatomical adaptations primates have for obtaining and processing food.. 4. To be able to compare the digestive system of different primate species and understand the relationship between diet and digestive system form and function.. 5. To be able to compare the human digestive system and diet with that of other primates and gain a better understanding of the kinds of diets for which the human gut is adapted ...
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Although elephant families are led by matriarchs, they are not autocratic. Decisions to stay with or leave family members depend on a variety of factors, including the availability of food and the particular elephants in question. Each female is free to leave her family unit and go off by herself. Its rare for this to happen in Amboseli, and usually lone females are either ill or in oestrus, when they get separated from their families whilst being pursued by keen males. Much more common is that families break down into smaller units composed of sisters, or mother/daughter pairs, with their dependent calves alongside. This happens when females disagree about where or how to spend their day, and is much more common in certain families than others.. Decisions about where to go are usually made by a process of consensus within the family. A resting family will usually be grouped around sleeping calves. Older females sleep standing up, often resting on one another. The waking-up process usually ...
Conclusion. The pathological changes indicated the cause of death to have been poisoning. The changes are characteristic of Amitraz. This is a very common poison available in all agrovet shops and is suspected to have been used in this case. The fact that a lion with similar pathological changes died at the same time and within a radius of about 100meters, indicates that the two animals must have fed on the same poisoned bait.. The presence of offals within the same area indicates that the culprits may have used the offals for poisoning the animals.. CASE#5 AN ELEPHANT INJURED DURING HUMAN WILDLIFE CONFLICT. Date: 12th July 2016. Species: Elephant. Sex: male. Age: Adult (25-30 yrs). Location: Amboseli ecosystem-Selengei. History. The elephant was spotted by Big Life Rangers. It had a fairly large swelling on the left hind limb. He also had a clearly visible wound on the left hind quarters and was severely limping.. Immobilization, examination and treatment. This elephant was immobilised using ...
CASE#3 TREATMENT OF AN INJURED ELEPHANT Date: 20th May 2016. Species: Elephant. Sex: Male. Age: Adult (35-40 yrs). Location: Maktau (Tsavo West). History. The DSWT rangers reported to have spotted a male elephant with a suspected arrow injury to the left hind quarters. Having come in from Amboseli and aided by the Trusts aircraft, a thorough search ensued. The elephant was finally spotted in thick bush in the midst of its family.. Immobilization, Examination and Treatment. The elephant was immobilised with 18mg Etorphine in a 3 ml Dan - inject dart using the Dan Inject system from a Helicopter. Unfortunately, the elephant went down to a sternal position in between thick bush after 8 minutes and was quickly flipped over to lateral recumbence using a landcruiser. The trunk was maintained patent using a piece of stick placed across the nostril entrances. Plenty of water was doused on the elephant to keep the body temperature low and the ears used as blindfold.. On physical examination the elephant ...
Functional morphologists have traditionally regarded cost of locomotion as an important influence on the design of locomotor structures. If cost of locomotion is an important constraint in the natural selection of these structures, it should be possible to show that animals differing in limb morphology also differ in their locomotor costs. In previous experiments on three species of cursorial mammals differing considerably in limb structure, no such differences were detected. Since the factors that determine the rate of energy consumption of a running animal are not well understood, we felt that the effect of limb morphology on cost could best be examined in a system in which only the inertial properties of limbs were varied while other factors remained constant. Consequently, we have measured changes in the rate of energy consumption of running human subjects produced by artificial alterations in limb inertial properties. Other variables that might influence cost have been controlled. We found ...
ZuPreem Primate Diet Dry is a nutritionally complete diet designed to meet all the nutritional requirements of non-human primates, including the great apes. The diet contains adequate levels of protein and vitamin D3 to meet the needs of both New World and Old World primates ...
1. A group of 32 yellow baboons (Papio cynocephalus) in the Masai-Amboseli National Park, Kenya, caught and ate 45 vertebrate prey items during 2519.19 hours of observation. 2. Eighty percent of the prey items were mammals and the most frequently eaten species were African hares (Lepus capensis), vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) and neonate gazelle (Cazella granti and G. thomsoni) in that order. The details of predatory behavior for each prey species are described. 3. Rates of predation were significantly higher during the long dry season than during other months of the year, although no correlation was found between total monthly rainfall and monthly rates of predation. A lognormal model however provided a good fit to the monthly rate of predation data suggesting that the rate of predation by Amboseli baboons was affected by several factors that acted multiplicatively with respect to each other and were themselves related to rainfall or dryness. 4. A mean of 2.3 individuals fed directly from the
Alberts S.C., Altmann J.A., Brockman D.K., Cords M., Fedigan L.M., Pusey A., Stoinski T.S., Strier K.B., Morris W.F., Bronikowski A.M. 2013. Reproductive aging patterns in primates reveal that humans are unique. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 33:13440-13445.. Alberts S.C., Altmann J., Wilson M.L. 1996. Mate guarding constrains foraging activity of male baboons. Animal Behaviour 51:1269-1277.. Alberts S.C., Archie E.A., Gesquire L.R., Altmann J.A., Vaupel J.W., Christiansen K. 2014 The male-female health-survival paradox: A comparative perspective on sex differences in aging and mortality. In: Advances in Biogeography: Cross-Species Comparisons of Social Environments and Social Behaviors, and their Effects on Health and Longevity. (Eds. Weinstein, M., Lane, M.) Washington, DC: National Research Council and National Academies Press. pp. 339-363. Alberts S.C., Buchan J.C., Altmann J. 2006. Sexual selection in wild baboons: from mating opportunities to paternity success. Animal ...
Nimbacinus dicksoni was a small, fox-sized thylacine, a carnivorous marsupial distantly related to the Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus). Thylacines were the main mammalian predators of the Miocene.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Measurement of hemolytic complement and the third component of complement in nonhuman primates. AU - Holmberg, C. A.. AU - Ellingsworth, L.. AU - Osburn, Bennie. AU - Grant, C. K.. PY - 1977/12/1. Y1 - 1977/12/1. N2 - Complement, determined by hemolytic assay, and the third component of complement (C3), determined by radial immunodiffusion assay, were measured in nine nonhuman primate species. The species studied were the titi (Callicebus mollach). The sooty mangabey (Cercocebus atys), the thick-tailed galago or bushbaby (Galago crassicaudatus panganiensis), the crab-eating monkey (Macaca fascicularis), the rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta), the bonnet monkey (Macaca radiata), the stumptailed macaque (Macaca speciosa), the yelllow baboon (Papio cynocephalus), and the black-and-red tamarin (Saguinus nigricollis). Both sheep and bovine erythrocytes were used in the hemolytic complement assays. With the sheep erythrocyte system sera from four species (yellow baboon, sooty mangabey, ...
Professor Michael (Mike) Archer AM, FAA, FRSN (born 1945, Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian paleontologist specialising in Australian vertebrates. He is a Professor at the School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales. His previous appointments include Director of the Australian Museum 1999-2004[1] and Dean of Science at the University of New South Wales 2004-2009.[2] He was born in Sydney but raised in the United States and studied at the Princeton University. From 1972 to 1978, he was the curator of mammals at the Queensland Museum.[3] Since 1983, he has been involved with the exploration of the Riversleigh fossil site in Queensland.[4] He is opposed to creationism and regularly engages in active debates with creationists. During his time as director of the Australian Museum, he was the initiator of attempts to clone the Thylacinus cynocephalus, the Tasmanian tiger, an animal extinct since 1936.[5][6] Mike Archer has stated that he is obsessed with ...
In the 18th and 19th centuries, explorers in Tasmania brought back tales of a strange creature that looked like a wolf with tiger-like stripes on its haunches. That animal was the thylacine. It was a marsupial, one of several mammals that raise their young in pouches, and more closely related to kangaroos and koalas than to dogs or cats.. Nonetheless, the similarities stuck, and they earned the thylacine several nicknames including "marsupial wolf" and "Tasmanian tiger". Superficially, the dog-like features are most obvious. Its species name - cynocephalus - literally means "dog head". In fact, its skull looks so much like that of a dog that professors at Oxford University would ask students to classify it, as a trick question in their final exams.. But the rest of the body tells a different story. After studying the thylacines elbow joint, Borja Figueirido and Christine Janis from Brown University think that it ambushed its prey like a cat, rather than chasing it down like a dog. It was more ...
Elephants living in zoos have shorter lives than their wild counterparts, according to a new study that will most certainly stir debate about their captive situations. Researchers compared the life spans of elephants in European zoos with those living in Amboseli National Park in Kenya and others working on a timber enterprise in Myanmar. Animals in the wild or in natural working conditions had life spans twice that or more of their relatives in zoos.. The new findings were published in the journal Science where researchers wrote obesity is a leading cause of death in adult zoo elephants, and stress is a killer of young animals moved between zoos.. In recent years, animal care activists have campaigned to discourage keeping elephants in zoos due to the lack of space and small numbers of animals that can be kept in a group. The median life span for African elephants in European zoos was 16.9 years, compared with 56 years for elephants who died of natural causes in Kenyas Amboseli Park. For the ...
One thing that he mentioned was that in some pigs (particularly males), they find that even if you cut back to a low calcium pellet, that sometimes even that isnt enough for a pig with a chronic problem. Sometimes, they will see improvement by reducing the pellet intake significantly and at worst, weaning down to an all hay diet. He mentioned that obviously for the gut, you like to feed balanced, fresh veggies and pellets but if the pig is constantly throwing stones or troublesome sludge, a drastic measure is to work towards an all hay approach. Vitamin C supplementation should continue. Obviously if you find a workable balance in between, all the better ...
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Does a High Fat, High Cholesterol Diet Affect Bone Microarchitecture? A Study of the Impact of Diet on Cortical Bone in Captive Baboons ...
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Anubis went into his hole to eat then a few minutes later grabbed the rope he stole and went back to the harbor. oh come on those German shepperds are still here? now how do I set some traps? Anubis said to himself looking around from behind the crates he hid behind before. he then found an opening and quickly to the chance and hid behind some more crates with a hole in them just big enough for a pup to squeeze through. he took the rope tied it around him and the other end onto a post. he then sat down on the edge his tail sticking through the gap in the crates, as he read on the fish that swam there ...
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Only a few mammals and some birds are as long-lived as humans, and many of these species share interesting characteristics in how they age. A new paper in Springers journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology explores lifetime reproductive patterns in African elephants. Led by Phyllis Lee of the University of Stirling in the UK, the study analyzed data from 834 female elephants in Amboseli National Park, Kenya.
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Fly540 Kenya: Added a new ninth domestic route during the quarter. The carrier added that with service to Kakamega, Fly540 is able to open up parts of western Kenya which were previously incredibly difficult to reach. This expansion, along with continued growth on existing routes resulted in passenger numbers being 12% higher in the quarter on a year-on-year basis, with turnover increasing by 22%. The carrier added that the Masai Mara safari region operators have been moved from Jomo Kenyatta to Wilson airport, the traditional departure point for safari operators. Along with this move, new services to Amboseli, Nanyaki and Sambura will commence in Aug-2010 ...
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Reproduction and mating systems of the genus Papio fall into two primary types. The first is polygynadrous or promiscuous mating in multi-male, multi-female troops, found in all species except P. hamadryas. The second is mating within single male social units, typically found in P. hamadryas but occasionally reported for P. anubis, P. cynocephalus, and P. ursinus. (Hrdy and Whitten, 1986; Melnick and Pearl, 1986; Nowak, 1999; Smuts, 1986a; Stammbach, 1986; Walters, 1986). Within multi-female, multi-male troops, females attract males during a prolonged estrus period through the swelling of their prominently colored ano-genital area. Estrus swellings typically last for many days, during which males may actively compete for access to the female. Papio anubis females are reported to have receptivity of 15 to 20 day during the middle portion of their estrous cycles. Papio ursinus females are receptive throughout their cycle, but copulations peak during the mid portion of the cycle. (Walters, ...
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Increased pressure from its surroundings is threatening the Amboseli National Park, The park has been established in Kajiado District, Rift Valley Province in Kenya, and is 39,206 hectares (392 km2) in size at the core of an 8,000 square kilometres ecosystem that spreads across the Kenya-Tanzania border. The local people are mainly Maasai, but people from other parts of the country have settled there attracted by the successful tourist-driven economy and intensive agriculture along the system of swamps that makes this low-rainfall area one of the best wildlife-viewing experiences in the world. The park protects two of the five main swamps, and includes a dried-up Pleistocene lake and semi...
Last year, Chiu and colleagues also identified another new adenovirus, named simian adenovirus C, which sickened four of nine captive baboons and killed two of them at a primate facility in 1997. Several staff members at the facility also complained of upper respiratory symptoms at the time of the outbreak. Re-examining the samples many years later, Chiu and his colleagues found antibodies targeted to simian adenovirus C in the human samples.. Chiu concluded that staff members had been exposed to the new virus, and that the virus may have jumped from baboon to human, an idea also supported by follow-up experiments in which laboratory strains of simian adenovirus C efficiently infected both human and baboon cells.. "Adenoviruses to date have not generally been linked to cross-species infections between monkeys and humans," Chiu said.. In light of these findings, however, he said the normal vigilance in tracking animal viruses that might also infect humans should extend beyond influenza and ...
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It seems simple enough for David and Jem to release the two baboons from the experimental research station where they are doomed to die. But when they discover that the baboons are no longer capable fo looking after themselves in the African bush, ... - 9780140320442 - QBD Books - Buy Online for Better Range and Value.
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Prenatal androgens are responsible for sex differences in behaviour and morphology in many species, causing changes in neural structure and function that persist throughout life. Some variation in the expression of behaviour between individuals of the same sex can also be attributed to differences in exposure to prenatal sex hormones. The ratio of the second and fourth digits (2D:4D ratio) is a proposed biomarker for prenatal androgen effects (PAE). Through assessment of 2D:4D ratios, this study aimed to investigate the relationship between inferred PAE and social behaviours in female chacma baboons (Papio ursinus). We validated a new method to measure 2D:4D indirectly using digital photographs and computer-assisted image analysis software. There was a strong correlation between 2D:4D ratio and dominance rank amongst female baboons. Low 2D:4D ratios were associated with high rank, lower submission rates and higher rates of non-contact and contact aggression. This is consistent with the ...
Guinea baboons are highly communicative animals. They communicate with one another using a variety of vocalizations and physcial interactions. In addition to vocalizations to one another, these animals have vocal communications apparently intended to be received and interpreted by predators. (Byrne, 1981; Whitham and Maestripieri, 2003). In Senegal, Guinea baboons are especially vocal. Their high rate of calling provides researchers with an excellent opportunity to test the function of various vocalizations. (Byrne, 1981). Among the vocalizations made by P. papio are several loud calls, which can be heard at great distance, as well as some softer calls, generally used in more intimate contexts. What follows is a summary of different types of calls and the animals within the troop who make them. (Byrne, 1981). All age and sex classes except infants give a loud call known as a wahoo bark. Adult males have a sterotyped version of this call, sometimes called a Type 2 loud call. In addition to this ...