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Chimpanzee and Red Colobus

The Ecology of Predator and Prey

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$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674007222

Publication Date: 12/15/2001


336 pages

25 halftones, 58 line illustrations, 37 tables


  • Foreword by Richard Wrangham
  • Preface
  • 1. Primates as Predators and as Prey
  • 2. An African Forest
  • 3. The Hunters
  • 4. Chimpanzees as Predators
  • 5. Red Colobus Monkeys as Prey
  • 6. Before the Attack
  • 7. Confrontation
  • 8. The Impact of Predation
  • 9. Why Do Chimpanzees Hunt?
  • 10. Predation and Primate Social Systems
  • 11. Conclusion
  • Appendixes: Additional Data on Predator-Prey Ecology
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, Association of American Publishers 1998 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Annual Award, Biological Science Category
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