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The International Primatological Society was created to encourage all areas of non-human primatological scientific research, to facilitate cooperation among scientists of all nationalities engaged in primate research, and to promote the conservation of all primate species. The Society is organized exclusively for scientific, educational and charitable purposes.

 

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Welcome Red Bol Prim!

The International Primatological Society is delighted to welcome its newest affiliate member, Red Boliviana de Primatología, the Bolivian Primatology Network! 

New IUCN guidelines for extractive industry personnel working in great ape habitats

While they strongly advise all operations to be suspended, where this is impossible they provide detailed guidelines, including instructions for basic mask making. Click here for full details in English and French...

IPS/SLAPrim Congress 2020 to be postponed to 2021; Apr 11th 2020

The joint IPS/SLAPrim Congress scheduled to be held in Quito, Ecuador on August 16-22, 2020, will be rescheduled for a year later, to August 15-21, 2021. Please click here for full details...

 

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Object Manipulation and Tool Use in Nicobar Long-Tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis umbrosus)

Jayashree Mazumder & Stefano S. K. Kaburu

Object manipulation and tool use by nonhuman primates have received considerable attention from primatologists and anthropologists, because of their broad implications for understanding the evolution of tool use in humans. To date, however, most of the studies on this topic have focused on apes, given their close evolutionary relationship with humans. In contrast, fewer studies on tool use and object manipulation have been conducted on monkeys...read more

 

Comparing Methods for Assessing Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) Party Size: Observations, Camera Traps, and Bed Counts from a Savanna-Woodland Mosaic in the Issa Valley, Tanzania

Daphne N. Vink, Fiona A. Stewart & Alex K. Piel

Studying animal grouping behavior is important for understanding the causes and consequences of sociality and has implications for conservation. Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) party size is often assessed by counting individuals or extracted indirectly from camera trap footage or the number of nests. Little is known, however, about consistency across methods...read more

 

 

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