E V Lonsdorf

Summary

Affiliation: Lincoln Park Zoo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Sex differences in learning in chimpanzees
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Nature 428:715-6. 2004
  2. doi Opportunities and constraints when studying social learning: Developmental approaches and social factors
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Chicago, IL, USA
    Learn Behav 38:195-205. 2010
  3. doi A retrospective analysis of factors correlated to chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) respiratory health at Gombe National Park, Tanzania
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Ecohealth 8:26-35. 2011
  4. ncbi The role of behavioral research in the conservation of chimpanzees and gorillas
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Lincoln Park Zoo s Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, University of Chicago Committee on Evolutionary Biology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 10:71-8. 2007
  5. ncbi Using retrospective health data from the Gombe chimpanzee study to inform future monitoring efforts
    E V Lonsdorf
    Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Primatol 68:897-908. 2006
  6. ncbi What is the role of mothers in the acquisition of termite-fishing behaviors in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii)?
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Anim Cogn 9:36-46. 2006
  7. doi Causes of death in the Kasekela chimpanzees of Gombe National Park, Tanzania
    J M Williams
    The Jane Goodall Institute s Center for Primate Studies, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:766-77. 2008
  8. doi Preliminary assessment of methods used to demonstrate nut-cracking behavior to five captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    S R Ross
    Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 81:224-32. 2010
  9. doi Interactions between zoo-housed great apes and local wildlife
    S R Ross
    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Primatol 71:458-65. 2009
  10. doi Science priorities. Inappropriate use and portrayal of chimpanzees
    S R Ross
    Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Science 319:1487. 2008

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Publications14

  1. ncbi Sex differences in learning in chimpanzees
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Nature 428:715-6. 2004
    ..We find that there are distinct sex-based differences, akin to those found in human children, in the way in which young chimpanzees develop their termite-fishing skills...
  2. doi Opportunities and constraints when studying social learning: Developmental approaches and social factors
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Chicago, IL, USA
    Learn Behav 38:195-205. 2010
    ..We suggest that although the study of social learning in nonhuman animals is becoming much more complex, addressing this complexity provides a fruitful model for understanding the evolution of human cultural behavior...
  3. doi A retrospective analysis of factors correlated to chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) respiratory health at Gombe National Park, Tanzania
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Ecohealth 8:26-35. 2011
    ..We discuss these results in the context of management options for the reduction of disease risk and the importance of long-term observational data for conservation...
  4. ncbi The role of behavioral research in the conservation of chimpanzees and gorillas
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Lincoln Park Zoo s Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, University of Chicago Committee on Evolutionary Biology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 10:71-8. 2007
    ..Mitigating the risks takes a deeper understanding of ape behavior. This article provides examples of how gorilla and chimpanzee behavioral studies intersect with, and are critical to, conservation efforts...
  5. ncbi Using retrospective health data from the Gombe chimpanzee study to inform future monitoring efforts
    E V Lonsdorf
    Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Primatol 68:897-908. 2006
    ..Here we present the types of data found during the survey, discuss the usefulness of these data in the context of risk assessment, and describe how our current monitoring effort at Gombe was designed based on our findings...
  6. ncbi What is the role of mothers in the acquisition of termite-fishing behaviors in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii)?
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Anim Cogn 9:36-46. 2006
    ..However, no active facilitation by mothers of offsprings' attempts were observed...
  7. doi Causes of death in the Kasekela chimpanzees of Gombe National Park, Tanzania
    J M Williams
    The Jane Goodall Institute s Center for Primate Studies, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:766-77. 2008
    ..Intercommunity lethal aggression involving the Kasekela community was observed most frequently during two periods. Other less common causes of death included injury, loss of mother, maternal disability, and poaching...
  8. doi Preliminary assessment of methods used to demonstrate nut-cracking behavior to five captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    S R Ross
    Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 81:224-32. 2010
    ..Subsequently, 4 female chimpanzees were given the opportunity to learn the skill from the now proficient male, as well as from a video and human demonstration, but failed to do so...
  9. doi Interactions between zoo-housed great apes and local wildlife
    S R Ross
    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Primatol 71:458-65. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the data highlight the potential for disease transmission in some captive settings, and we outline the associated implications for ape health and safety...
  10. doi Science priorities. Inappropriate use and portrayal of chimpanzees
    S R Ross
    Lester E Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Science 319:1487. 2008
  11. pmc Wild chimpanzees show population-level handedness for tool use
    Elizabeth V Lonsdorf
    Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:12634-8. 2005
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  12. doi A science-based approach to managing disease risks for ape conservation
    Dominic A Travis
    Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:745-50. 2008
  13. ncbi Full panel discussion
    Terry L Maple
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 10:87-93. 2007
  14. ncbi "Primatology" panel discussion
    Kate Baker
    Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana 70433, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 10:83-6. 2007