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Front, seated: J. Mitani, T. Kano. Back (L to R): L. Marchant, D. Watts, D. Doran, R. Wrangham, F. White, T. Matsuzawa, J. Moore, J. Goodall, C. van Schaik, T. Nishida, W. McGrew, S. Silverman, F. de Waal, C. Hemelrijk, C. Boesch, B. Fruth, C. Tutin, J. Yamagiwa, S. Savage-Rumbaugh, A. Zihlman, S. Kuroda.

November 12 - 19, 1994
Hotel Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico


PUBLICATION:    Great Ape Societies (William C. McGrew, Linda F. Marchant and Toshisada Nishida, Eds.) Cambridge University Press, New York, 1996.


bookcoverChristophe Boesch (University of Basel, Switzerland)
Frans B.M. de Waal (Emory University, USA)
Diane M. Doran (State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA)
Barbara Fruth (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany)
Jane Goodall (Jane Goodall Institute, USA)
Charlotte K. Hemelrijk (University of Z├╝rich, Switzerland)
Takayoshi Kano (Kyoto University, Japan)
Suehisa Kuroda (Kyoto University, Japan)
Linda F. Marchant, monitor (Miami University of Ohio, USA)
Tetsuro Matsuzawa (Kyoto University, Japan)
William C. McGrew, organizer (Miami University of Ohio, USA)
John Mitani (University of Michigan, USA)
James Moore (University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, USA)
Toshisada Nishida, organizer (Kyoto University, Japan)
Sue Savage-Rumbaugh (Georgia State University, USA)
Sydel Silverman (Wenner-Gren Foundation, USA)
Caroline Tutin (University of Stirling, UK)
Carel van Schaik (Duke University, USA)
David P. Watts (University of Michigan, USA)
Frances J. White (Duke University, USA)
Richard Wrangham (Kibale Chimpanzee Project, Uganda)
Juichi Yamagiwa (Kyoto University, Japan)
Adrienne Zihlman (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)


Commemorating the twentieth anniversary of another Wenner-Gren conference - the landmark symposium "The Behavior of Great Apes" - this symposium sought to continue the collaborative spirit of the previous meeting by bringing together twenty-one primatologists from the United States, Europe, and Japan to review, discuss and extend current knowledge of humankind's nearest living relation, the Gre