Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Bonobos at Lola: Fascinating co-authored paper, by 1 human and 3 Bonobos


Fascinating co-authored paper, by 1 human and 3 Bonobos -

Savage-Rumbaugh, Sue, Kanzi Wamba, Panbanisha Wamba, and Nyota Wamba. 2007. Welfare of Apes in Captive Environments: Comments On, and By, a Specific Group of Apes. 10(1), 7–19. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science/Lawrence Erlbaum.

... and a response to it -

Bradshaw. G. A. 2010. An Ape Among Many: Animal Co-Authorship and Trans-species Epistemic Authority. 2010, 18:15–30. Configurations. ...

I've added these references+ to WUaS's

Primatology -

http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Primatology and

Bonobos chimpanzee -

http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Bonobo_chimpanzee wiki pages,

in a new "Culture and Chimpanzee" section ...


thanks for this interesting post on bonobos (gosh, authorship rules are so strict in medicine - how did these apes qualify?). very interesting read. you may enjoy "The Ape House", which i recently finished - and that features bonobos as well. ...


I think Sue Savage-Rumbaugh communicated with these Bonobos about their authorship, and they're not MDs, so not too worry.

I'll look at "The Ape House" and look to add it to WUaS's Primatology page -

http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Primatology -

look forward to catching up.


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