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Title Gorilla biology : a multidisciplinary perspective / edited by Andrea B. Taylor and Michele L. Goldsmith.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Series Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology ; 35
Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology ; 35.
Subject Gorilla.
Gorilla gorilla.
Alt Name Taylor, Andrea B. (Andrea Beth), 1961-
Goldsmith, Michele L. (Michele Lynn), 1963-
Description 1 online resource (xx, 508 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Gorilla biology : multiple perspectives on variation within a genus / Andrea B. Taylor and Michele L. Goldsmith -- An introductory perspective : Gorillas -- how important, how many, how long? / Russell H. Tuttle -- A history of gorilla taxonomy / Colin P. Groves -- Patterns of diversity in gorilla cranial morphology / Rebecca M. Stumpf [and others] -- The hierarchy of intraspecific craniometric variation in gorillas : a population-thinking approach with implications for fossil species recognition studies / Gene H. Albrecht, Bruce R. Gelvin and Joseph M.A. Miller -- Morphological differentiation of Gorilla subspecies / Steven R. Leigh [and others] -- Ontogeny and function of the masticatory complex in Gorilla : functional, evolutionary and taxonomic implications / Andrea B. Taylor -- Intraspecific and ontogenetic variation in the forelimb morphology of Gorilla / Sandra E. Inouye -- An introductory perspective : Gorilla systematics, taxonomy and conservation in the era of genomics / Oliver A. Ryder -- Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA estimates of divergence between western and eastern gorillas / Michael I. Jensen-Seaman, Amos S. Dienard and Kenneth K. Kidd -- Genetic studies of western gorillas / Stephen L. Clifford [and others] -- An introductory perspective : Behavioral ecology of gorillas / Caroline E.G. Tutin -- Gorilla social relationships : a comparative overview / David P. Watts -- Within-group feeding competition and socioecological factors influencing social organization of gorillas in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo / Juichi Yamagiwa [and others] -- Comparative behavioral ecology of a lowland and highland gorilla population : where do Bwindi gorillas fit? / Michele L. Goldsmith -- Are gorillas vacuum cleaners of the forest floor? The roles of body size, habitat and food preferences on gorilla dietary flexibility and nutrition / Melissa J. Remis -- An introductory perspective : Gorilla conservation / Alexander H. Harcourt -- The current status of gorillas and threats to their existence at the beginning of a new millennium / Andrew J. Plumptre [and others] -- Distribution, taxonomy, genetics, ecology and causal links of gorilla survival : the need to develop practical knowledge for gorilla conservation / Esteban E. Sarmiento -- The Cross River gorilla : natural history and status of a neglected and critically endangered subspecies / John F. Oates [and others].
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511063091 (electronic bk.)
9780511063091 (electronic bk.)
0521792819
ISBN/ISSN 9780511063091 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 57308995
Additional Format Print version: Gorilla biology. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521792819 (DLC) 2002023377 (OCoLC)49355759


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