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The mountain gorilla; ecology and behavior.

Author: George B Schaller
Publisher: [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1963]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George B Schaller
OCLC Number: 307089
Description: xvii, 431 pages illustrations, tables 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction and methods --
Introduction --
Acknowledgments --
The country --
Taxonomy --
History of the discovery and study of the mountain gorilla --
Procedure and methods --
2. Distribution and ecology --
Distribution --
Ecology and description of the gorilla habitats --
3. The animals --
Age and sex classes --
Physical attributes and individual differences --
Injuries --
Body postures --
The senses --
Temperament --
Arboreal and terrestrial locomotion --
Gorilla spoor --
4. Population density, structure, and behavior --
Population densities and numerical estimates --
Population dynamics --
Group dynamics --
Group ranges and movements --
The daily activity cycle. 5. Individual activities and behavior --
Food habits and feeding behavior --
Drinking behavior --
Nests and nesting behavior --
Transport of materials --
Tool-using and handling of objects --
Eliminative and self-care behavior --
Facial expressions --
Vocalizations --
Displays --
6. Social behavior --
Leadership --
Internal organization of gorilla groups --
Interactions of individuals within the group --
The development of infants from birth to the age of six months --
Mating behavior --
Aggressive and submissive behavior --
7. Responses to environment --
Response to weather --
Response to water --
Interactions with other animals, excluding primates --
Interaction with other primates --
8. Conversation --
Conversation --
9. Summary --
Tables and appendices --
Appendix A. Accounts by Captain Von Beringe concerning his discovery of the mountain gorilla --
Appendix B. Weather data --
Appendix C. Notes on skulls of the mountain gorilla --
Appendix D. Foot candle readings at Kabara --
Bibliography --
Index.

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