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Medicinal Plant Use in Nonhuman Primates: 1996-Summer, 2000

Anonymous
Project leader profile: Jonah Ratsimbazafy.
ON THE EDGE (61): 7-8, 1998.

Ashford RW; Reid GDF; Wrangham RW
Intestinal parasites of the chimpanzee Pan troglodytes in
Kibale Forest, Uganda.
ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY 94(2): 173-179,
2000.

Baker ME
Fur rubbing as evidence for medicinal plant use by capuchin
monkeys (Cebus capucinus): Ecological, social, and cognitive
aspects of the behavior.
DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS INTERNATIONAL A59(10): 3870, 1999.
(To order: #AAD99-09811. University Microfilms, Inc, Ann
Arbor, MI 48106)

Baker, M
Fur rubbing:  Use of medicinal plants by capuchin monkeys
(Cebus capucinus).
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY 38(3): 263-270, 1996.

Baker, M
Identification and selection of fur rubbing materials by
white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus). AMERICAN
JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY 42(2): 93, 1997.
(Abstract)

Berry JP
The chemical ecology of mountain gorillas (Gorilla gorilla
beringei), with special reference to antimicrobial
constituents in the diet.
DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS INTERNATIONAL B59(7): 3190, 1999.
(To order: #AAD98-38784. University Microfilms, Inc, Ann
Arbor, MI 48106)

Birkinshaw CR
Use of millipedes by black lemurs to anoint their bodies.
FOLIA PRIMATOLOGICA 70(3): 170-171, 1999.

Black, H
Clean sweep for leaf-eating chimps.
NEW SCIENTIST 151(2044): 17, 1996.
Reprinted in:  Aust Primatol 1(1): 14, 1996.

Bolton KA; Campbell VM; Burton FD
Chemical analysis of soils of Kowloon (Hong Kong) eaten by
hybrid macaques.
JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY 24(2): 195-205, 1998.

Campbell CJ
Fur rubbing behavior in free-ranging black handed spider
monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) in Panama. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF
PRIMATOLOGY 49(1): 40, 1999. (Abstract)

Datta, J
Observation on urban rhesus monkeys.
CURRENT SCIENCE 71(12): 941, 1996.

Garber, P A; Kitron, U
Seed swallowing in tamarins:  Evidence of a curative
function or enhanced foraging efficiency? INTERNATIONAL
JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY 18(4): 523-538, 1997.

Garey, J D
The consumption of human medicinal plants, including
abortifacients, by wild primates. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF
PRIMATOLOGY 42(2) 111, 1997. (Abstract)

Gibbs, W W
Jungle medicine. SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN 275(6): 20, 1996.

Gielen M
[Medicinal plant use by chimpanzees.]
CAHIERS D'ETHOLOGIE 18(1): 138-140, 1998. (French)

Gottlieb, O R; Borin, M R de M B; Bosisio, B M
Trends of plant use by humans and nonhuman primates in
Amazonia.
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY 40(2): 189-195, 1996.

Heymann EW
Primate behavioural ecology and diseases - some perspectives
for a future primatology. PRIMATE REPORT 55: 53-65, 1999.

Huffman MA; Elias R; Balansard G; Ohigashi H; Nansen P
[Self-medication in the Great Apes: A multidisciplinary
study of behavior, diet, and health.] PRIMATOLOGIE. 1:
179-204, 1998.
(French w/ English summary)

Huffman MA; Ohigashi H; Kawanaka M; Page JE; Kirby GC;
Gasquet M; Murakami A; Koshimizu K
African great ape self-medication: A new paradigm for
treating parasite disease with natural medicines? Pp.
113-123 in TOWARDS NATURAL MEDICINE RESEARCH IN THE 21ST
CENTURY. Ageta H, ed. New York, Elsevier, 1998.
(Serial title: Excerpta Medica Int Congr Ser 1157)

Huffman, M A
Current evidence for self-medication in primates:  A
multidisciplinary perspective.
YEARBOOK OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 40: 171-200, 1997.

Huffman, M A
Practical applications from the study of great ape
self-medication and conservation related issues. PAN AFRICA
NEWS 4(2): 15-16, 1997.

Huffman, M A
[Medicinal plant selection in the African great apes.
Regional culture zones and their ecological influences.]
REICHORUI KENKYU/ PRIMATE RES 13(3): 264, 1997. (Japanese,
abstract)

Huffman, M A; Gotoh, S; Turner, L A; Hamai, M; Yoshida, K
Seasonal trends in intestinal nematode infection and
medicinal plant use among chimpanzees in the Mahale
Mountains, Tanzania.
PRIMATES 38(2): 111-125, 1997.

Huffman, M A; Koshimizu, K; Ohigashi, H
Ethnobotany and zoopharmacognosy of Vernonia amygdalina, a
medicinal plant used by humans and chimpanzees.
Pp. 351-360 in COMPOSITAE:  BIOLOGY AND UTILIZATION.  VOL.
2. P.D.S. Caligari; D.J.N. Hind, eds. London, Royal Botanic
Gardens, 1996.

Huffman, M A; Page, J E; Sukhdeo, M V K; Gotoh, S; Kalunde,
M S; Chandrasiri, T; Towers, G H N
Leaf-swallowing by chimpanzees:  A behavioral adaptation for
the control of strongyle nematode infections.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY 17(4): 475-503, 1996.

Huffman, M A; Page, J; Ohigashi, H; Gotoh, S
Leaf-swallowing by chimpanzees for the control of strongyle
nematode infections:  Behavioral, chemical, and
parasitological evidence.
IPS/ASP CONGRESS ABSTRACTS (1996): #566, 1996. (Abstract)

Knezevich, M
Geophagy and parasitism in a free-ranging group of rhesus
macaques (Macaca mulatta). IPS/ASP CONGRESS ABSTRACTS
(1996): #567, 1996. (Abstract)

Knezevich, M
Geophagy as a therapeutic mediator of endoparasitism in a
free-ranging group of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta).
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY 44(1): 71-82, 1998.

Lozano GA
Parasitic stress and self-medication in wild animals.
ADVANCES IN THE STUDY OF BEHAVIOR 27: 291-317, 1998.
 (Book title: Stress and Behavior. AP Moller, et al., eds.
San Diego, Academic Press. ISBN 0120045273)

Ludes, E; Anderson, J R
Peat-bathing in a captive group of capuchin monkeys (Cebus
capucinus).
FOLIA PRIMATOLOGICA 67(2): 98, 1996. (Abstract)

Mahaney WC; Zippin J; Milner MW; Sanmugadas K; Hancock RGV;
Aufreiter S; Campbell S; Huffman MA; Wink M; Malloch D; Kalm
V
Chemistry, mineralogy and microbiology of termite mound soil
eaten by the chimpanzees of the Mahale Mountains, Western
Tanzania.
JOURNAL OF TROPICAL ECOLOGY 15(5): 565-588, 1999.

Mahaney, W C; Hancock, R G V; Aufreiter, S; Huffman, M A
Geochemistry and clay mineralogy of termite mound soil and
the role of geophagy in chimpanzees of the Mahale Mountains,
Tanzania.
PRIMATES 37(2): 121-134, 1996.

Mahaney, W C; Milner, M W; Sanmugadas, K; Hancock, R G V;
Aufreiter, S; Wrangham, R; Pier, H W
Analysis of geophagy soils in Kibale Forest, Uganda.
PRIMATES 38(2): 159-176, 1997.

Mahaney, W C; Zippin, J; Milner, M W; Huffman, M A; et al
Self-medication practiced by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
in the Mahale Mountains, Tanzania.
ADVANCES IN ETHOLOGY 32: 177, 1997. (Abstract)

Matsuzawa, T; Yamakoshi, G
Comparison of chimpanzee material culture between Bossou and
Nimba, West Africa. Pp. 211-232 in REACHING INTO THOUGHT:
THE MINDS OF THE GREAT APES. A.E. Russon; K.A. Bard; S.T.
Parker, eds. New York, Cambridge Univ Press, 1996.

Messner, E J; Wrangham, R W
In vitro testing of the biological activity of Rubia
cordifolia leaves on primate Strongyloides species. PRIMATES
37(1): 105-108, 1996.

Mueller, K-H
[Primate geophagy and its significance in captive care:  A
survey.]
ZOOLOGISCHE GARTEN 66(1): 53-62, 1996.
(German w/ English summary)

Page JE
Photobiology, photochemistry and chemical ecology of
thiarubrines from the Asteraceae. DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS
INTERNATIONAL B59(5): 1956, 1998.
(To order: #AADNQ-27221. University Microfilms, Inc, Ann
Arbor, MI 48106)

Page, J E; Huffman, M A; Smith, V; Towers, G H N
Chemical basis for Aspilia leaf-swallowing by chimpanzees:
A reanalysis.
JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY 23(9): 2211-2226, 1997.

Paterson JD
Aspects of Khaya anthotheca bark consumption in Ugandan
forest baboons.
Pp. 115 in 4TH INTERNATIONAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL CONGRESS OF
ALES HRDLICKA: ABSTRACTS. WORLD ANTHROPOLOGY AT THE TURN OF
THE CENTURIES. Sabik D, ed. Prague, SET OUT, 1999.
(Abstract)

Renehan, G E
An evaluation of the value of natural forage for captive
chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). AMERICAN JOURNAL OF
PRIMATOLOGY 42(2) 142, 1997.
(Abstract)

Rodman PS
Whither primatology? The place of primates in contemporary
anthropology.
ANNUAL REVIEW OF ANTHROPOLOGY 28: 311-339, 1999.

Sapolsky RM
THE TROUBLE WITH TESTOSTERONE: AND OTHER ESSAYS ON THE
BIOLOGY OF THE HUMAN PREDICAMENT.
New York, Scribner, 1997, 288 pp.
(ISBN 0-684-83409-X . Also published as: JUNK FOOD MONKEYS.)

Strier KB
FACES IN THE FOREST: THE ENDANGERED MURIQUI MONKEYS OF
BRAZIL.
Cambridge, MA, Harvard Univ Press, 1999, xxxi, 138 pp.
(ISBN 0674290089; a new preface)

Struhsaker T
Zanzibar's endangered red colobus monkeys.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 194(5): 72-81, 1998.

Struhsaker, T T; Cooney, D O; Siex, K S
Charcoal consumption by Zanzibar red colobus monkeys:  Its
function and its ecological and demographic consequences.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY 18(1): 61-72, 1997.

Thomsen, R
Observation of periparturitional behaviour in wild Yakushima
macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui). FOLIA PRIMATOLOGICA 68(6):
338-341, 1997.

Wrangham, R; Peterson, D
DEMONIC MALES:  APES AND THE ORIGINS OF HUMAN VIOLENCE.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1996, 350 pp.

Zippin J
The geochemistry and mineralogy of termite mound soils eaten
by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) of the Mahale Mountains,
western Tanzania.
DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS INTERNATIONAL B60(1): 887, 1999.
(To order: #AADMQ-33517. University Microfilms, Inc, Ann
Arbor, MI 48106)