Feeding Ecology of Pan paniscus in the Lomako Forest, Zaire

  • Noel Badrian
  • Richard K. Malenky
Part of the The Pygmy Chimpanzee book series (EBIO)


Studies pertaining to the feeding ecology of free-ranging common chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) are numerous, and have been carried out in a wide range of habitats (Reynolds and Reynolds, 1965; Goodall, 1968; Nishida, 1968; Suzuki, 1969; Jones and Sabater Pi, 1971; Hladik, 1977; Wrangham, 1977; McGrew et al., 1981). But field studies on the pygmy chimpanzee (Pan paniseus) began only in the early 1970s, and are still far less numerous than those on common chimpanzees (Nishida, 1972; Badrian and Badrian, 1977; Horn, 1977; Kano, 1979; Kuroda, 1979; Susman et al, 1980).


Secondary Forest Wild Chimpanzee Leaf Petiole Feeding Ecology Abundant Fruit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noel Badrian
    • 1
  • Richard K. Malenky
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Department of Ecology and EvolutionState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA

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