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Natural connections : perspectives in community-based conservation
Both realism and justice demand that efforts to conserve biological diversity address human needs as well. The most promising hope of accomplishing such a goal lies in locally based conservationExpand
The Development of Primate Raiding: Implications for Management and Conservation
  • S. Strum
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Primatology
  • 8 January 2010
Ecosystems and habitats are fast becoming human dominated, which means that more species, including primates, are compelled to exploit new human resources to survive and compete. Primate “pests” poseExpand
Habitat use and resource availability in baboons
The behavioural responses of free-living baboons (Papio) to temporal and spatial variation in resources is examined. Group foraging effort was related to per caput food availability, both within theExpand
Prospects for management of primate pests
Parmi les nombreux types de relations commensales entre l'homme et les primates non-humains, les plus problematiques sont aujourd'hui les situations de conflit. Au cours d'une etude de longue dureeExpand
Weight and age in wild olive baboons
  • S. Strum
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of primatology
  • 1991
Data on weight, toothwear, cape length, testes size, canine size, and age from wild olive baboons are presented in order to consider the nature of the growth curve, the differences between males andExpand
Nutrition, body condition, activity patterns, and parasitism of free‐ranging troops of olive baboons (Papio anubis) in Kenya
Three troops of olive baboons (Papio anubis) comprising 134 animals were captured during a translocation program. All three troops (PHG, CRIP, WBY) lived in high‐altitude savannah, but two (CRIP andExpand
The perfect storm: Land use change promotes Opuntia stricta's invasion of pastoral rangelands in Kenya
Abstract The process of alien plant invasion is complex and multidimensional. Opuntia stricta (var stricta), is one of the world's most invasive plants but evidence for the invasion process isExpand
Primate Predation: Interim Report on the Development of a Tradition in a Troop of Olive Baboons
  • S. Strum
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
  • 28 February 1975
A troop of olive baboons, Papio anubis, has developed systematic predation, which includes hunting and sharing of meat. Although meat-eating among nonhuman primates—baboons and chimpanzeesExpand
Dominance rank, resource availability, and reproductive maturation in female savanna baboons
SummaryTen years of data collected from a population of savanna baboons, Papio cynocephalus anubis, residing near Gilgil, Kenya were analyzed to ascertain the extent to which social and ecologicalExpand