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The Neglected Ape


By: Ronald D Nadler(Editor), Birute FM Galdikas(Editor), Lori K Sheeran(Editor), Norm Rosen(Editor)

316 pages, b/w illustrations


Paperback | Jun 2013 | #210490 | ISBN-13: 9781489910936
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #52343 | ISBN: 0306452138
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About this book

Softcover reprint of the original 1st edition from 1995.

Papers from the International Orangutan Conference, California, March 1994, together with papers from the Orangutan Population and Habitat Viability Analysis Workshop, North Sumatra, January 1993. Subjects covered include conservation, translocation and rehabilitation, demography, social and cognitive behaviour, basic science and captive maintenance.


- Orangutan: Man of the Forest: Of Human Fear and Indifference: The Plight of the Orangutan (G. Kaplan, L. Rogers)
- The Neglected Ape? (H.D. Rijksen)
- Orangutan, Science and Collective Reality (A.L. Rose)
- The Impact of Socioeconomic Decisions on the Status of the Orangutan and Other East Asian Fauna (A.A. Eudey)
- Conservation, Translocation and Rehabilitation: Conservation of Orangutans: Threats and Prospects (J. Sugardjito)
- Capture of Wild Orangutans by Drug Immobilization (L.K. Hiong et al.)
- Rehabilitation Centers: Their Struggle, Their Future (I. LardeuxGilloux)
- A New Approach to Orangutan Rehabilitation in Indonesia: Some First Results (W.T.M. Smits et al.)
- Demography: Introduction to the Orangutan PHVA Workshop (K. Soemarna et al.)
- Using GIS to Evaluate Habitat Risk to Wild Populations of Sumatran Orangutans (T. Faust et al.)
- Orangutan Life History and VORTEX Analysis (M. Leighton et al.)
- Estimates of Orangutan Distribution and Status in Sumatra (van Schaik et al.)
- Estimates of Orangutan Distribution and Status in Borneo (H.D. Rijksen et al.)
- Conservation Action Plan for Wild Orangutans in Indonesia (K. Soemarna et al.)
- Population Estimates and Habitat Preferences of Orangutans Based on Line Transects of Nests (C.P. van Shaik et al.)
- Social and Cognitive Behavior: The Orangutan: A Social Outsider? A Socioecological Test Case (J.A.R.A.M. Van Hooff)
- Behavioral Changes in Wild Male and Female Sumatran Orangutans during and following Resident Male Takeover (S.S. Utam, T.M. Setia)
- Imitation and Tool Use in Rehabilitant Orangutans (A.E. Russon, B.M.F. Galdikas)
- Attentiveness in Orangutans within the Sign Learning Context (G.Shapiro, B.M.F. Galdikas)
- Sociality of Adolescent Female Orangutans in the Wild (B.M.F. Galdikas)
- Basic Science and Captive Maintenance: Follicle Stimulation and Ovum Collection in the Orangutan (C.S. Asa et al.)
- Sexual Behavior of Orangutans: Basic Science and Applied Implications (R.D. Nadler)
- Proximity, Contact, and Play Interactions of Zooliving Juvenile and Adult Orangutans with Focus on the Adult Male (E.L. Zucker, S.C. Thibaut)
- A Brief Review of Studies of Orangutan Morphology and Development with a Discussion of Their Relevancy to Physical Anthropology (L.A. Winkler)
- Genetic Variability in Organgutans (C.C. Muir et al.)


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