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Aggression in the great apes

Jean Balch Williams

Aggression in the great apes

a bibliography, 1971-1986

by Jean Balch Williams

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Published by Primate Information Center, Regional Primate Research Center, University of Washington in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hominidae -- Bibliography,
  • Behavior, Animal -- Bibliography,
  • Aggression -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean Balch Williams.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesPrimate Information Center topical bibliographies -- 86-021
    ContributionsUniversity of Washington. Primate Information Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14754044M
    OCLC/WorldCa15041502

    The killer ape theory or killer ape hypothesis is the theory that war and interpersonal aggression was the driving force behind human was originated by Raymond Dart in the s; it was developed further in African Genesis by Robert Ardrey in According to the theory, the ancestors of humans were distinguished from other primate species by their greater .   The small smart display with big potential: Google Home Hub review Google is late to the game with its Home Hub, but the low price and AI features make it a great choice for controlling your home. Apes. Orangutan, Chimp, Bonobo, Gorilla - these great apes are fascinating. They are so like us! At this time in the world we need to protect them to ensure they have places free from being hunted and free to live in peace. What did we learn about .


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The rights suggested are the right to life, the protection of Focus: Animal rights. Abstract This paper aims to characterise the aggressive behaviour of great apes: the orang‑utan, the gorilla, the chimpanzee and the bonobo.

We start by discussing the lack of consensual definitions for terms such as violence, aggression and ago‑ nistic behaviour. Secondly, we describe the evidence of aggression in each species.

This is a very insightful look at the way different species, particularly apes, handle conflict and aggression. The authors give well-researched hypotheses for the reasons why our ape ancestors evolved more along the lines of patriarchal, male-bonded chimpanzees rather than along the lines of egalitarian, female-bonded bonobos.4/5.

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Although bonobos are not a subspecies of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), but Class: Mammalia. The Aggressive Apes. Causes and Contexts of Great Ape Attacks on Local Persons. December ; DOI: /_ In book Physical aggression towards humans by wild great apes. Will Self's book "Great Apes" is a funny idea that gets dragged out into a full length novel for no particular good reason.

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Wild chimps can teach us about aggression, communication and social behavior. A new book by biologist and anthropologist Craig Stanford provides a pioneering overview of our knowledge of chimpanzees, challenging us to let apes guide our inquiry into what it means to be human.

By Susan Bell - Ma Apes Woodland Park Zoo Ape Behavior Section 4 — Ape Behavior OVERVIEW Ape behavior is advanced and complex. Social strategies differ, from the semi-solitary orangutans, to chimpanzees living in loose groups of up to individuals.

One commonality is the bond between mother and infant. Dominance and Aggression in Humans and Other Animals: The Great Game of Life examines human nature and the influence of evolution, genetics, chemistry, nurture, and the sociopolitical environment as a way of understanding how and why humans behave in aggressive and dominant ways.

The book walks us through aggression in other social species. Category: Great Apes Aggression in humans has long been an interesting topic for scientists and anthropologists. Back in the s, aggression between different groups was thought to be a uniquely human quality.

Konrad Lorenz was the author of some of the most popular books ever published about animals, including the best-selling Man Meets Dog and King Solomon's Ring. On Aggression is one of his finest works, as well as the most controversial.

Through an insightful and characteristically entertaining survey of animal behaviour, the Nobel Prize winner tracks the evolution of 4/5(3). Drawing on the latest discoveries about human evolution and about our closest living relatives, the great apes, the book unfolds a compelling argument that the secrets of a peaceful society may well be, first, a sharing of power between males and females, and second, a high level and variety of sexual activity, both homosexual and heterosexual/5(4).

Thus far, little attention has focused on attacks by wild great apes on humans compared to other large mammals.

This chapter reviews the complexities of human–great ape interactions, and examines the context and causes of ape attacks, including assessment of species differences in propensity to direct aggression towards by: aggression, a form of behavior characterized by physical or verbal attack.

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Saving the great apes Do you find it ironic that the war in Congo in the s—our violent chimpanzee side coming out—threatened these very peaceful apes. Yeah, it's very sad.

Behavioral differentiation of male and female primates involves more than just mating behavior. Males are usually larger and physically dominant over females. Extreme sexual dimorphism is particularly characteristic of the semi-terrestrial monkeys and the great apes.

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Remembering Cheetahs will be the 5th book in the series and publishes October Followers: 16K. Drawing on the latest discoveries about human evolution and about our closest living relatives, the great apes, the book unfolds a compelling argument that the secrets of a peaceful society may well be, first, a sharing of power between males and females, and second, a high level and variety of sexual activity, both homosexual and : Dale Peterson; Richard Wrangham.

Progress in Ape Research presents the papers reported in the conference organized by the staff of Yerkes Primate Research Center in celebrating the centenary of Dr. Robert Mearns Yerkes' birth, who gave significant contributions to ape research. This book is divided into four sections representing the sessions of the conference.

1. Introduction. Because female mammals invest much more heavily than males in individual offspring through gestation and lactation, their reproductive success is usually limited by their ability to turn food resources into offspring, while male reproductive success depends more on their access to mates [].The difference between the sexes in the resources that limit Cited by:   CHAPTER 1.

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: The Myth of the Nonaggressive Female: New Trends in the Study of Female Aggression --Biology Does Not Make Men More Aggressive Than Women --The Aggressive Female Rodent: Redressing a "Scientific" Bias --Hormones and Human.

The Gray Gorillas are an unnamed pack of hostile apes that acted as the main antagonists of the science fiction novel Congo by the late Michael Crichton, and its live action film adaptation of the same name.

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Posted Save 84% off the newsstand price. One afternoon in the s, a soft-spoken young biologist observed a defining moment at a Dutch zoo: two male. Divided into 10 chapters, each one concentrating on a different theme, Stanford’s book explains what the past two decades of chimpanzee field research has taught us about the origins of human social behavior, the nature of aggression and communication and the divergence of humans and apes from a common ancestor.

The book presents extensive field research and analysis to evaluate the form of sexual coercion in a range of species—including all of the great apes and humans—and to clarify its role in shaping social relationships among males, among females, and between the sexes.

The Bonobo Bonobos are female dominant, with females forming tight bonds against males through same-sex socio-sexual contact that is thought to limit aggression.

In the wild, they have not been seen to cooperatively hunt, use tools, or exhibit lethal aggression. He is therefore fair game for my pen,” he declares in his first book, The Naked Ape.

To this zoo-keeper, man differs from the ape by virtue of two amplified biological organs, a bigger penis and a bigger brain, and because our species is “naked” while apes are hairy.

Human aggression, especially in males, is not an evolutionary adaptation: we are not aggressive, big-brained apes. We know the regions of the brain and body that influence normal aggression. Chimpanzee, species of ape that, along with the bonobo, is most closely related to humans. Chimpanzees vary considerably in size and appearance, but they stand approximately 1– meters (3– feet) tall when erect and weigh about 32–60 kg (70– pounds).

Males tend to be larger and more robust than females. Being watched at the zoo makes monkeys stressed: Apes become aggressive when people are staring at them, study finds Monkeys scratch themselves and act aggressively if under observation.

This book is the second edition of Human Aggression, and its has been organized to reflect the state of knowledge on this subject at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Aggression is defined as an act of harmdoing inflicted consciously and intentionally upon an unwilling victim.

A new book, David Begun’s () The Real Planet of the Apes, allows us to mentally travel back to an era of great apes. Try to imagine what your very.

with the other great apes. This account “bucks” the current trend of attributing human male aggression to cultural norms and values and instead exposes human male aggres-sion as the combined result of male and female reproductive choices acted on by natu-ral selection.Apes (Hominoidea) are a branch of Old World tailless simians native to Africa and Southeast are the sister group of the Old World monkeys, together forming the catarrhine are distinguished from other primates by a wider degree of freedom of motion at the shoulder joint as evolved by the influence of traditional and non-scientific use, Class: Mammalia.Apes and Human Language.

Humans have probably always recognized a family resemblance in the great apes. The name we use for the great tree-dwelling, red-haired apes of Borneo comes from the Indonesian “orang,” person, and “hutan,” jungle. Some people have kept young chimps as .