INTRODUCTORY ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH 111

MONKEY IN THE MIRROR

The Place:
Central Zaire Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Ivory Coast
Yerkes Primate Center, Atlanta
The Primates:
chimpanzees gorillas
bonobo or pygmy chimps baboons
Japanese macaque
Other Names:
June   Kanzi

Questions to think about while watching Monkey in the Mirror:

bulletWhat kinds of behaviour do infant humans share with infant chimpanzees and at what ages?

bulletWhat behaviour(s) make(s) us human?

bulletWhat kind of social behaviours are found among most primates?

bulletHow do primates behave when their populations are stressed, 
that is, when there is overpopulation?

bulletHow are bonobos more like us than other primates?

FURTHER READING:
Quiatt, Duane D. and Vernon Reynolds.
   1993  Primate behaviour: information, social knowledge, and the evolution of culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  QL 737 P9 Q49 1993

Rowe, Noel
   1996  The Pictorial Guide to Living Primates.  East Hampton, NY: Pogonias Press.  QL737, P9, R675 1996.

Smuts, Barbara B., Dorothy L. Cheney, Robert M. Seyfarth, Richard W. Wrangham and Thomas T. Struhsaker. (Editors)
   1986  Primate Societies.  Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.  QL737, P9, P6744.

Wrangham, Richard W., W.C. McGrew, Frans B.M. de Waal, and Paul G. Heltne. (Editors)
   1994  Chimpanzee Cultures.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press (Chicago Academy of Sciences).  QL737, P96, C474

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