KCP at the AAPAs 2013

The Kanyawara chimpanzees are going to be featured in many of the talks and posters at the 82nd annual meetings of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Knoxville, TN. If you’re going to be at the meetings, come on by and check out all of the latest research happening at the Kibale Chimpanzee Project!

WEDNESDAY, April 10th

Undergraduate poster session

6:00 to 8:00 pm

Energetics of infant chimpanzees: Implications of nursing and feeding behavior by Joel Bray et al.

Growing up chimpanzee: A study of body size and growth patterns in Pan troglodytes by Nicholas Brazeau et al. 

THURSDAY, April 11th

Session 11. Primatology Posters: Sex, Sociality, Ontogeny, Captivity

All day: The interplay between behavior and disease: Investigating pathogen transmission dynamics in wild chimpanzees with social network models by Julie Rushmore et al.

Session 15. Primatology: Sex, Aggression and Competition:

1:00 pm: The development of aggressive play behavior in wild chimpanzees by Zarin Machanda et al.

1:30 pm: Effect of opponent distance on post-conflict behavior in wild chimpanzees, Kanyawara, Kibale National Park, Uganda by Jess Hartel and Craig Stanford

2:30 pm: Intergroup aggrssion and within-group cohesion in wild chimpanzees by Martin Muller et al.

3:15 pm: Context of Copulation Calls in Wild Chimpanzees by Melissa Emery Thompson et al.

FRIDAY, April 12th

Session 21. Invited Symposium: The High Price of Success: Costs of Reproductive Effort in Male Primates and Humans

8:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Organized by KCPers Alexander Georgiev and Melissa Emery Thompson, Discussant: Richard Wrangham

9:45 am: Physiological costs of dominance and mating effort in male chimpanzees by Alexander Georgiev et al.

Session 38. Nonhuman Primates in Human-Modified Habitats: Explorations in Ethnoprimatology

Afternoon: How Mentawai Island primate characteristics affect hunters’ prey choice by Lisa Paciulli and Kristin Sabbi

SATURDAY, April 13th

Session 42. Paleoanthropology: Later Homo

8:30 am: Honey exploitation by chimpanzees and hunter-gatherers indicates an ancient use of fire by humans by Richard Wrangham and Zarin Machanda

Session 51. Primatology: Ecology, Behavior and Flexibility

2:45 pm: A cross community comparison of female chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) social behavior in Kibale National Park, Uganda by Monica Wakefield and Kyleb Wild

You can download the whole program with abstracts here. See you in Tennessee!


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