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Sex and Friendship in Baboons

by Barbara B. Smuts

  • 207 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behaviour,
  • Psychology,
  • Wild animals,
  • Sexual behavior in animals,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Primatology,
  • Primate Behavior,
  • Psychobiology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Apes & Monkeys,
  • Interpersonal Relations,
  • Nature / Apes & Monkeys,
  • Baboons,
  • Social behavior in animals,
  • Anthropology - Physical,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Behavior

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693507M
    ISBN 100674802756
    ISBN 109780674802759

      Love and friendship in wild baboons WILD Tweet. Loading Unsubscribe from WILD Tweet? Funny talking cute Hamadryas Baboon in love with human - . Other Baboon Studies (representative books and papers) Stuart Altmann and Jeanne Altmann, , Baboon Sex and Friendship in Baboons* Apes Dian Fossey, Gorillas in the Mist Biruti Galdikas, Reflections of Eden The animals in Baboon Tales are olive baboons (Papio Noel Rowe, The Pictorial Guide to the Living Size: 1MB.

    She discovers that female baboons in Kenya who establish stable social bonds with friends and kin have more babies and live longer. Numerous species of animals, ranging from elephants to zebra fish, show evidence of friendships as measured by the degree of Author: Barbara J. King.   Male and female baboons form platonic friendships, where sex is off the menu. Having a caring friend around seems to greatly benefit the females and their infants, as both are harassed less by other baboons when in the company of their male pal. But why the males choose to be platonic friends remains a mystery.

    ). Although she was not the ” rst to use the term friendship to refer to these kinds of special relationships between males and females, Barbara Smuts’ book,Sex and friendship in baboons(), brought this term out of the closet. More recently, a number of other researchers have used the term. Barbara Smuts first splashed the F-word boldly across scientific literature in her book Sex and Friendship in Baboons (Aldine Publishing). Among savanna baboons, bonds between particular males and females form a central feature of society, said Smuts, now at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.


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Sex and Friendship in Baboons still provides marvelous insight into olive baboon social life.” —Vicki K. Bentley-Condit, Quarterly Review of Biology “[A] detailed case study in primate behavior which could easily be used as a methods manual for students about how to embark on their own projects.”Cited by:   Sex and Friendship in Baboons still provides marvelous insight into olive baboon social life.” —Vicki K.

Bentley-Condit, Quarterly Review of Biology “[A] detailed case study in primate behavior which could easily be used as a methods manual for students about how to embark on their own projects.” —Linda Marie Fedigan, American Scientist “The fieldwork combined systematic Pages: Sex and Friendship in Baboons still provides marvelous insight into olive baboon social life.” —Vicki K.

Bentley-Condit, Quarterly Review of Biology “[A] detailed case study in primate behavior which could easily be used as a methods manual for students about how to embark on their own projects.” —Linda Marie Fedigan, American Scientist “The fieldwork combined systematic observation with the Price: $   Smuts, B.

Sex and Friendship in Baboons. Those who have been privileged to watch baboons long enough to know them as individuals and who have learned to interpret some of their more subtle interactions will attest that the rapid flow of baboon behavior can at times be by:   Her findings, now enhanced with data from another fifteen years of field studies, suggest that the evolution of male reproductive strategies in baboons can only be understood by considering the relationship between sex and friendship: female baboons prefer to mate with males who have previously engaged in friendly interaction with them and their : Barbara Smuts.

Sex and Friendship in Baboons - Ebook written by Barbara B. Smuts. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Sex and Friendship in Baboons.

Sex and Friendship in Baboons. This work analyzes male-female relationships outside the context of mating in a troop of wild baboons/5. Sex and Friendship in Baboons. Those who have been privileged to watch baboons long enough to know them as individuals and who have learned to interpret some of their more subtle interactions will attest that the rapid flow of baboon behavior can at times be overwhelming.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Foreword / Irven DeVore --Studying Sex and Friendship in Baboons --Baboons --Baboon Social Behavior: A Brief Summary --Gilgil Baboons and Their Habitat --The Study of Eburru Cliffs Troop --Field Work and Data Analysis --Habituation --Recognizing Individuals --Data Collection.

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Sex and Friendship in Baboons, a scientific work, is as close as we have to such a book. The first couple of chapters discuss methodology, mainly, so don't lure the general reader in with much in the way of narrative or anecdote/5.

Buy Sex and Friendship in Baboons by Smuts, Barbara B. () Paperback on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders/5(2). DOI link for Sex and Friendship in Baboons. Sex and Friendship in Baboons book.

Sex and Friendship in Baboons. DOI link for Sex and Friendship in Baboons. Sex and Friendship in Baboons book. By Barbara B. Smuts. Edition 1st Edition.

First Published Author: Barbara B. Smuts. Get this from a library. Sex and friendship in baboons: with a new preface. [Barbara B Smuts] -- "In the mids, this book transcended the traditional ethological focus on sexual interactions by analyzing male-female relationships outside the context of mating in a troop of wild baboons.

However, Barbara Smuts, in her book Sex and Friendship in Baboons, argues that long-term relationships between males and females occur. As you'll see in the film, males may take an interest in a female's infant even if he is not the father.

This would make a good paper topic. Smuts' book is. Sex and Friendship in Baboons by Barbara B. Smuts,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). This book analyzes male-female relationships outside the context of mating in a troop of wild baboons.

Barbara Smuts used long-term friendships between males and females to show how social interactions between members of friendly pairs differed from those of other troop mates.

Sex and Friendship in Baboons (Evolutionary Foundations of Human Behavior Series) by Smuts, Barbara B. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Daniel Maddix's book was the source I was thinking of as well for the baboon thing.

After reading his book thoroughly, I don't necessarily believe he is "discredited", as in I don't believe the particulars of what he's saying are wrong, but the exact incidents themselves didn't necessarily happen. Dr. Barbara Smuts, a primatologist at the University of Michigan who wrote the book "Sex and Friendship in Baboons," said that the females in the troop she studied received a serious bite from a male annually, maybe losing a strip of flesh or part of an ear in the process.

PDF | On Jun 1,Chris Ballard and others published Book Review: Intimate Strangers: Friendship, Exchange and Pacific Encounters, Islanders: The Pacific in .Smuts began studies of wild baboons in Studies she made of wild olive baboons in Tanzania and Kenya inspired her book Sex and Friendship in Baboons.

The book, the fruit of two years' research, showed how two different groups of the same primate interact with each other socially.The results are based on over greetings among 12 adult males recorded during a 4-month study of a troop of wild olive baboons near Gilgil, Kenya.

Four of the adult males were older, lower-ranking, long-term residents, which frequently formed coalitions to take estrous females away from the eight young, higher-ranking by: