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Manipulative Monkeys

The Capuchins of Lomas Barbudal

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PAPERBACK

$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674060388

Publication Date: 03/11/2011

Short

368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 color illustrations, 15 halftones

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  • Prologue
  • 1. All in a Day’s Work
  • 2. The Social Intelligence Debate and the Origins of the Lomas Barbudal Monkey Project
  • 3. The Challenges of Foraging and Self–Medication
  • 4. Predators, Prey, and Personality
  • 5. Capuchin Communication
  • 6. Abby and Tattle: Two Females’ Political Careers
  • 7. Curmudgeon: The Career of an Alpha Male
  • 8. Moth and Tranquilo: The Strategies of Incoming Alpha Males
  • 9. Kola and Jordan: Lethal Aggression and the Importance of Allies
  • 10. Miffin, Nobu, and Abby: Capuchin Mothers, Infants, and Babysitters
  • 11. Guapo: Innovation and Tradition in the Creation of Bond–Testing Rituals
  • 12. Social Learning and the Roots of Culture
  • 13. Nobu and La Lucha sin Fin: Conservation of Tropical Dry Forests
  • Epilogue
  • Afterword to the 2011 Printing
  • Cast of Characters
  • Timeline of Events in Abby’s and Rambo’s Groups
  • Glossary of Behavioral Terms
  • Works Cited
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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