Clever Monkeys

Additional Web and Print Resources

On the Web:

Primate Info Net
http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/
Primate Info Net is a comprehensive Web resource including primate news and species factsheets.

The Callicam
http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/callicam/
Check out this live common marmosets webcam!

Institute for Ethnobotany and Zoopharmacognosy
http://www.ethnobotany.nl/institute.htm
This Web site offers recent updates in the field of zoopharmacognosy.

IUCN/SCC Primate Specialist Group
http://www.primate-sg.org/index.htm
This group of concerned primatologists is working with the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and the Species Survival Commission (SSC) to help save primates species from extinction.

Duke Lemur Center
http://lemur.duke.edu/
The Duke Lemur Center aims to promote research and understanding of prosimians.

International Primate Protection League
http://www.ippl.org/
The IPPL is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the world’s remaining primates, great and small.

Primate Conservation, Inc.
http://www.primate.org/
Primate Conservation, Inc. is an all volunteer not for profit foundation dedicated to studying, preserving, and maintaining the habitats of the world’s least known and most endangered primates. 

Endangered Primate Rescue Center
http://www.primatecenter.org/
The Endangered Primate Rescue Center is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, breeding, research and conservation of the endangered primates of Vietnam.

The Wild Animal Rescue and Education Center
http://www.wared.gibbonproject.org/index.htm
Learn about the endangered primates that call this animal sanctuary in Thailand home.

 

In Print:

Arnold, K; Y Pohlner; and K Zuberbühler. “A forest monkey’s alarm call series to predator models”. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62:549-559. 2008.

De Waal, Franz. Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are. Riverhead Trade, 2006.

De Waal, Franz (ed.) Tree of Origin: What Primate Behavior Can Tell Us About Human Social Evolution. Harvard University Press, 2002.

Engel, Cindy. Wild Health: Lessons in Natural Wellness from the Animal Kingdom. Houghton Mifflin, 2003.

Hurford, James. The Origins of Meaning (Language in the Light of Evolution). Oxford University Press, 2007.

McGraw, William Scott and Klaus  Zuberbühler. Monkeys of the Tai Forest: An African Primate Community. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Pereira, Michael E. (ed.), Fairbanks, Lynn A. Juvenile Primates: Life History, Development and Behavior. University of Chicago Press, 2002.

Sapolsky, Robert M. A Primate’s Memoir: A Neuroscientist’s Unconventional Life Among the Baboons. Scribner, 2002.

Zuberbühler, K and K Arnold. “Meaningful call combinations in a non-human primate”. Current Biology, 18(5):R202-R203. 2008.