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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 74274–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.2.3
Published: 01 February 2012
... selection: perhaps males and females preferred mates that were more skilled. Geoffrey Miller (2000) proposed that such sexual selection may be responsible for such traits as language, music, and the arts. Anagenesis bonobo brain chimpanzee cladogenesis evolution human evolution References...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788644–650 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.644
Published: 01 October 2016
... book portray social relationships among bonobos? Student response: Much like human babies who must be cared for, young bonobos need to remain close by their mother or a female in the social group. Schrefer referenced an experiment done on baby bonobos where “one was made of wire, but provided...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 742132–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.2.16
Published: 01 February 2012
... mental gap between preparing a simple twig for immediate use and shaping a stone for a particular purpose a day or two hence" ( Mason, 1972 , p. 388). Only humans plan tool-use. Or so it seemed at the time. Bonobos and orangutans have now demonstrated in tests that they can select appropriate tools...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2007; 699561–564 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4452226
Published: 01 November 2007
... than by men. And recently, Ian Parker (2007) reported on the differences between observations of bonobos made in captive communities and in the wild-with each group of researchers claiming they are presenting realistic descriptions of what bonobos do. In these cases, not only are the bonobos in all...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 675283–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451841
Published: 01 May 2005
..., discrete. Consider the classification of Old World monkeys and apes (Figure 1). Chimpanzees and bonobos form a discrete group (Figure 1, bracket 1) since these two species show greater overall similarity to each other than either does to any third species. The cluster that includes chimpanzees, bonobos...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 663225–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451660
Published: 01 March 2004
... Homo. Mistaking juveniles for adults misled oth- ers. Huxley traces the develop- ment of modern taxonomy as more and better specimens were sent to Europe and America. By the 1860s, only the distinction between the chim- panzee and the bonobo was not yet fully recognized. Huxley acknowledges that little...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 658566–568 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451564
Published: 01 October 2003
... as chimps and bonobos are reveal- ing the evolutionary roots of human nature and our creaturely past (Smuts, 2001; Whiten & Boesch, 2001; Bekoff, 2000), and are rele- vant to the use and dissection of ani- mals in research and education. I do not object to dissection of and experimentation involving...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2001; 636453 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451158
Published: 01 August 2001
...? See what I mean? The book is filled with facts about gorillas, chimps and bonobos along with their caretakers' stories. The major premise of the book is that to work with primates, it takes a lot of patience, the ability to make keen observations, and a great capacity for compassion and caring...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 648636 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451391
Published: 01 October 2002
... of learned behaviors in members of ape societies, de Waal recounts years of observations of the social lives of bonobos and how their methods of conflict res- olutions differ from those of chim- panzees and other apes. To be swayed by de Waal's argument for culture, one must use the definition of the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2001; 636452–453 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451157
Published: 01 August 2001
... 63, NO.6, AUGUST 2001 you know he was a bit of a woman- izer and had the hots for Jane? Did you know that in the Tarzan films of old, Jane and Cheetah hated each other? See what I mean? The book is filled with facts about gorillas, chimps and bonobos along with their caretakers' stories. The major...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 648636–638 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451392
Published: 01 October 2002
... of learned behaviors in members of ape societies, de Waal recounts years of observations of the social lives of bonobos and how their methods of conflict res- olutions differ from those of chim- panzees and other apes. To be swayed by de Waal's argument for culture, one must use the definition of the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2000; 626458 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450947
Published: 01 June 2000
...- duction to the great apes in her book The Great Apes. The book is richly illustrated with beautiful, full-page color photographs. Beginning with an overview of basic information about the great apes (orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos), the author continues with chapters on family rela...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2000; 626458–459 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450948
Published: 01 June 2000
... great apes in her book The Great Apes. The book is richly illustrated with beautiful, full-page color photographs. Beginning with an overview of basic information about the great apes (orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos), the author continues with chapters on family rela- tionships, group...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2000; 625326–330 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450914
Published: 01 May 2000
... animals. From bonobos, gorillas and common chimpanzees among the great apes; to bottle-nosed dolphins and killer whales among aquatic mammals; to giraffes, kob antelopes, and bighorn sheep among grazing mammals; to greylag geese and mallard ducks among birds, Bagemihl estimates that about 20% of all inter...