For Christopher Walker, assistant professor of anatomy at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, looking at a femur reveals that the newly discovered hominin species named Homo naledi likely walked upright.
Anthropologists just love to sink their teeth into a good mystery, and some recent research from NC State and Vassar College has done just that – by looking at what dental development in
New moms need social support, and mother chimpanzees are no exception. So much so that female chimps that lack supportive friends and family wait longer to start having babies, according to researchers who have combed through the records of Jane Goodall’s famous Gombe chimpanzees.
Walker CS, Walker KK, Paulo G, Pusey AE. 2018. Morphological identification of hair identified from feces for detection of cannibalism in eastern chimpanzees. Folia Primatologica 89, 240-250.
Gilby IC, Machanda ZP, O’Malley RC, Murray CM, Lonsdorf EV, Walker KK, Mjungu DC, Otali E, Muller MN, Emery Thompson M, Pusey AE, Wrangham RW. 2017. Predation by female […]
Tan J, Walker KK, Hoff K, Hare B. 2018. What influences a pet dog’s first impression of a stranger? Learning & Behavior. 46, 4, 414 – 429.
Schroepfer-Walker KK, Wobber V, Hare B. 2015. Experimental evidence that grooming and play are social currency in bonobos and chimpanzees. Behaviour. 152, 545-562.
MacLean E, Mathews LJ, Hare B, […]
Walker KK, Walker C, Goodall J, Pusey AE. 2018. Maturation is prolonged and variable in female chimpanzees. Journal of Human Evolution. 114, 131-140.
Pontzer H, Brown MH, Raichlen DA, Dunsworth H, Hare B, Walker KK, Luke A, Dugas LR, Durazo-Arvizu R, Schoeller D, Plange-Rhule J, Bovet P, Forrester TE, Lambert EV, Emery Thompson M, Shumaker RW, […]
Walker KK, Rudicell RS, Li Y, Hahn B, Wroblewski E, Pusey AE. 2017. Chimpanzees breed with genetically dissimilar mates. Royal Society Open Science. 4, 1, 160422.
Walker KK, Hare B. 2017. Bonobo baby dominance: Did female defense of offspring lead to reduced male aggression? Bonobos. [Eds Yamamoto S & Hare B]. Oxford University Press.
Foerster S, Franz […]