The Steady State Great Ape? Long Term Isotopic Records Reveal the Effects of Season, Social Rank and Reproductive Status on Bonobo Feeding Behavior

@inproceedings{Oelze2016TheSS,
  title={The Steady State Great Ape? Long Term Isotopic Records Reveal the Effects of Season, Social Rank and Reproductive Status on Bonobo Feeding Behavior},
  author={Vicky M. Oelze and Pamela Heidi Douglas and Colleen R. Stephens and Martin Surbeck and Verena Behringer and Michael P Richards and Barbara Fruth and Gottfried Hohmann},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
Dietary ecology of extant great apes is known to respond to environmental conditions such as climate and food availability, but also to vary depending on social status and life history characteristics. Bonobos (Pan paniscus) live under comparatively steady ecological conditions in the evergreen rainforests of the Congo Basin. Bonobos are an ideal species… CONTINUE READING