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Gibbon-Related Research Projects: Archive Year 2002

This list of publications is presented in alphabetical order. Formatting of references largely follows that used in the International Journal of Primatology. If you know any gibbon-related research projects which should be included in this list, please send an e-mail to the webmaster.

Bolton, William A. (2002). Tea and coffee on Java, consumption in the UK and the Javan gibbon: Is there a link?, M.Sc. thesis in Primate Conservation, Oxford Brookes University, U.K. 35 pp.

Eichler, Susanne (2002). Das Lautrepertoire der Schopfgibbons (Gattung Nomascus). Diploma thesis, Institut für Zoologie, Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, Germany, 112 pp. (German text). E-mail: PDF available here.

Geissmann, Thomas (2002). Gibbons: Communication, radiation and conservation biology of the forgotten apes, Habilitation thesis in Zoologie, Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover. 57 pp.

Hénon, C. (2002). Étude des interactions comportementales dans le cadre d'un déplacement induisant la proximité spatiale de deux espèces proches de gibbon [Study of the behavioural interactions between two gibbon species in the context of changes of the proximity of their respective cages]. Maîtrise de biologie des populations et des écosystèmes, Université de Franche-comté, Besançon, France. 16 pp. + annexe (41 pp.) (French text, English summary). E-mail:

Rosenkranz, Simone (2002). Paarbindungsverhalten beim Gibbon (Hylobatidae): Eine vergleichende ethologische Studie im Zoo. [Pair-bonding behaviour of gibbons (Hylobatidae): A comparative ethological zoo study]. Diploma thesis, Fachbereich Biologie, Universität Hamburg, Germany, 105 pp. (German text). E-mail: PDF available here.

Skyner, Lindsay (2002). The effect of visitors on the self-mutilation behaviour of a male pileated gibbon (Hylobates pileatus) at Blackpool Zoological Gardens. BSc (Honours) Animal Behaviour and Welfare thesis, Myerscough College, in association with The University of Central Lancashire, UK., E-mail:

Zurbuchen, Corinne N. (2002). Anatomie und Funktion der Bauchwandmuskulatur bei Macaca fascicularis, Hylobates syndactylus und Pan traglodytes im Vergleich zum modernen Menschen. Diploma thesis, Anthropologisches Institut, Universität Zürich, 84 pp. (German text). E-mail:

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