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The International Primatological Society was created to encourage all areas of non-human primatological scientific research, to facilitate cooperation among scientists of all nationalities engaged in primate research, and to promote the conservation of all primate species. The Society is organized exclusively for scientific, educational and charitable purposes.

 

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IPS 2025! Now soliciting questions and bids. 

We know it's pretty tricky to plan ahead right now.. but for anyone interested in hosting the IPS 2025 Congress we're now open for questions and bids. We're open to all kinds of innovative and interesting approaches to what conferences of the future might look like. Any questions please get in touch with our Secretary General (jcbicca @ pucrs.br)

New ASP-CAN Action Newsletter 

The new edition of the ASP-CAN newsletter is out, focusing on Owl Monkey conservation. Links in English... and in Spanish... 

 

Featured IJP Publications... more


Object Manipulation and Tool Use in Nicobar Long-Tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis umbrosus)

Jayashree Mazumder & Stefano S. K. Kaburu

Object manipulation and tool use by nonhuman primates have received considerable attention from primatologists and anthropologists, because of their broad implications for understanding the evolution of tool use in humans. To date, however, most of the studies on this topic have focused on apes, given their close evolutionary relationship with humans. In contrast, fewer studies on tool use and object manipulation have been conducted on monkeys...read more

 

Comparing Methods for Assessing Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) Party Size: Observations, Camera Traps, and Bed Counts from a Savanna-Woodland Mosaic in the Issa Valley, Tanzania

Daphne N. Vink, Fiona A. Stewart & Alex K. Piel

Studying animal grouping behavior is important for understanding the causes and consequences of sociality and has implications for conservation. Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) party size is often assessed by counting individuals or extracted indirectly from camera trap footage or the number of nests. Little is known, however, about consistency across methods...read more

 

 

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