PUBLICATIONS

“The joy of discovery is certainly the liveliest that the mind of man can ever feel.”

- Claude Bernard -

BOOKS
  • Grueter CC (in press). Colobine monkey multilevel societies. In: Matsuda I, Grueter CC, Teichroeb J (eds.), The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour and Ecological Diversity. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 

  • Grueter CC, Erb W, Ulibarri L, Matsuda I (in press). The ecology of odd-nosed colobines (in prep). In: Matsuda I, Grueter CC, Teichroeb J (eds.), The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour and Ecological Diversity. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 

  • Grueter CC (2017). Environmental seasonality. In: Fuentes A (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Primatology. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 342-344.

  • Grueter CC & Xiao W (2016). Black-and-white snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti). In: Rowe N (ed.), All the World’s Primates. Pogonias Press.

 

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B & Wei F (2010). Feeding Ecology of Rhinopithecus bieti in the Samage Forest, Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve, China. In: Nadler T , Rawson BM, Thinh VN (eds.), Conservation of Primates in Indochina. Frankfurt Zoological Society, Endangered Primate Rescue Center, Cuc Phuong National Park, Hanoi, and Conservation International, Indo-Burma Program. pp. 157-169. 

BOOK CHAPTERS
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
  • Miller A, Uddin S, Judge D, Kaplin B, Ndayishimiye D, Uwingeneye G, Grueter CC (accepted). Spatio -temporal association patterns in a supergroup of Rwenzori black-and-white colobus (Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii) are consistent with a multilevel society. American Journal of Primatology.

  • van Belle S, Grueter CC, Furuichi T (accepted). Dynamics of intergroup relationships in primates: Introduction to the special issue. International Journal of Primatology

  • Green S, Boruff B, Grueter CC (in press). Chimpanzee ranging responses to fruit availability in a high-elevation environment. American Journal of Primatology.

  • Miller A, Judge D, Kaplin B, Ndayishimiye D, Uwingeneye G, Grueter CC (in press). Dietary preferences and use of fallback foods by a supergroup of Rwenzori colobus (Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii) in Rwanda. International Journal of Primatology.

  • Green S, Boruff B, Kaplin B, Grueter CC (in press). From ridge tops to ravines: landscape drivers of chimpanzee ranging patterns. Animal Behaviour.

  • Grueter CC, Westlake G, Coall D (online). Absence of intergroup discrimination in a naturalistic helping task. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences. doi.org/10.1037/ebs0000195

  • Mirville M, Ridley AR, Mucyo JP, Vecellio V, Ndagijimana F, Stoinski TS, Grueter CC (online). Intragroup behavioural changes following intergroup conflict in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei). International Journal of Primatology

  • Matthews JK, Ridley A, Kaplin B, Niyigaba P, Grueter CC (online). A comparison of fecal sampling and direct feeding observations for quantifying the diet of a frugivorous primate. Current Zoology. doi.org/10.1093/cz/zoz058.

  • Grueter CC, Westlake, Coall D (2020). Urban civility: City dwellers are not less prososcial than their rural counterparts. Evolutionary Psychological Science 6: 14-19

  • Yang Y, Li Q, Garber P, Grueter CC, Ren G, Wang X, Huang Z, Xiang Z, Xiao W, Behie A (2020). Cafeteria‐style feeding trials provide new insights into the diet and nutritional strategies of the black snub‐nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus strykeri): Implications for conservation. International Journal of Primatology 82: e23108

  • Huang Z, Qi X, Grueter CC, Garber PA, Guo S, Li B (2020). Multilevel societies facilitate infanticide avoidance through increased extrapair matings. Animal Behaviour 161: 127-137.

  • Westlake G, Coall D, Grueter CC (2019). Educational attainment is associated with unconditional helping behavior. Evolutionary Human Sciences 1: e15.

  • Akayezu P, van Duren IC, Groen TA, Grueter CC, Robbins MM (2019). Abundance and spatial distribution of the main food species for the mountain gorilla in the Virunga massif. Biodiversity & Conservation 28: 3597–3620.

  • Luepold S, Simmons LW, Grueter CC (2019). Sexual ornaments but not weapons trade off against testes size in primates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20182542.

  • Matthews JK, Ridley A, Kaplin B, Niyigaba P, Grueter CC (2019). Chimpanzee feeding ecology and fallback food use in the montane forest of Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda. American Journal of Primatology 81: e22971.

  • Cui Z, Shao Q, Grueter CC, Wang Z, Lu J, Raubenheimer D (2019). Dietary diversity of an ecological and macronutritional generalist primate in a harsh high‐latitude habitat, the Taihangshan macaque (Macaca mulatta tcheliensis). American Journal of Primatology 81: e22965.

  • Ming Li, Zhao X, Ren B, Li D, Garber PA, Zhu P, Xiang Z, Grueter CC, Liu Z, Li M (2019). Climate change, grazing, and collecting accelerate habitat contraction in an endangered primate. Biological Conservation 231: 88-97.

  • Grueter CC, Hale J, Jin R, Judge D, Stoinski TS. Infant handling by female mountain gorillas: establishing its frequency, function and (ir)relevance for life history evolution (2019). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 168: 744-749.

  • Xiang Z, Fan P, Liu R, Yao H, Grueter CC, Garber P, Li M (2019). Routine allomaternal nursing in a free-ranging Old World monkey. Science Advances 5: eaav0499.

  • Fan P, Liu R, Grueter CC, Li F, Wu F, Huang T, Yao H, Liu D, Liu X (2019). Individuality in coo calls of adult male golden snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana) living in a multilevel society. Animal Cognition 22: 71-79.

  • Grueter CC, Robbins A, Abavandimwe D, Vecellio V, Ndagijimana F, Stoinski TS, Robbins MM (2018). Quadratic relationships between group size and foraging efficiency in a herbivorous primate. Scientific Reports 8: 16718.

  • Mirville M, Ridley AR, Mucyo JP, Vecellio V, Ndagijimana F, Stoinski TS, Grueter CC (2018). Low familiarity and similar ‘group strength’ between opponents increases the intensity of intergroup interactions in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 72:178.

  • Zhu P, Grueter CC, Garber PA, Li D, Xiang Z, Ren B, Li M (2018). Seasonal changes in social cohesion among males in a same-sex primate group. American Journal of Primatology 80: e22914.

  • Li B, Li M, Li J, Fan P, Ni Q, Lu J, Zhou X, Long Y, Jiang Z, Zhang P, Huang Z, Huang C, Jiang X, Pan R, Gouveia S, Dobrovolski R, Grueter CC, Oxnard C, Groves C, Estrada A, Garber PA (2018). The primate extinction crisis in China: Immediate challenges and a way forward. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 3301–3327.

  • Polla EJ, Grueter CC, Smith CL (2018). Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) can discriminate between familiar and unfamiliar human visual and olfactory cues. Animal Behaviour and Cognition 5: 279-291.

  • Mirville MO, Ridley AR, Mucyo JP, Vecellio V, Ndagijimana F, Stoinsku TS, Grueter CC (2018). Factors influencing individual participation during intergroup encounters in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei). Animal Behaviour 144: 75-86.

  • Grueter CC, Wright E, Abavandimwe D, Ortmann S, Mudakikwa A, Musana A, Uwingeli P, Ndagijimana F, Vecellio V, Stoinski TS, Robbins MM (2018). Going to extremes for sodium acquisition: Use of community land and high-altitude areas by mountain gorillas Gorilla beringei in Rwanda. Biotropica 50: 826-834.

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Wei F, Li M (2017). Deciphering the social organization and structure of wild Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). Folia Primatologica 88: 358-383.

  • Qi X, Huang K, Fang G, Grueter CC, Dunn DW, Ji W, Wang X, Wang R, Li Y, Garber PA, Li B (2017). Male cooperation for breeding opportunities contributes to the evolution of multilevel societies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20171480

  • Grueter CC, Qi X, Li B, Li M (2017). Multilevel societies (Quick Guide). Current Biology 27: R984-R986.

  • Xiang Z, Yang W, Qi X, Yao H, Grueter CC, Garber PA, Li B, Li M (2017). An examination of factors potentially influencing birth distributions in golden snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana). PeerJ 5: e2892.

  • Grueter CC, Ingram J, Lewisson J, Bradford O, Taba M, Coetzee R, Sherwood M (2016). Human altruistic tendencies vary with both the costliness of selfless acts and socioeconomic status. PeerJ 4: e2610.

  • Robbins MM, Ando C, Fawcett K, Grueter CC, Hedwig D, Iwata Y, Lodwick J, Masi S, Salmi R, Stoinski TS, Todd A, Vecellio V, Yamagiwa J (2016). Behavioural variation in gorillas: Evidence of potential cultural traits. Plos One 11: e0160483.

  • Grueter CC, Robbins MM, Abavandimwe D, Ortmann S, A. Mudakikwa, Ndagijimana F, Vecellio V, Stoinski TS (2016). Elevated activity in adult mountain gorillas is related to consumption of bamboo shoots. Journal of Mammalogy 97: 1663-1670.

  • Pan R, Oxnard C, Grueter CC, Li B, Qi X, He G, Guo S, Garber PA (2016). A new conservation strategy for China – a model starting with primates. American Journal of Primatology 78: 1137-1148.

  • Grueter CC, Johnson L, Leaning M, Tan MJ, Jones Z, Peris J (2016). An evolutionary view on conflict escalation in team sports competitions. Human Ethology Bulletin 31: 45-51.

  • Zhu P, Ren B, Garber PA, Xia F, Grueter CC, Li M (2016). Aiming low: A resident male's rank predicts takeover success by challenging males in Yunnan snub‐nosed monkeys. American Journal of Primatology 78: 974-982.

  • Grueter CC, Stoinski TS (2016). Homosexual behavior in female mountain gorillas: reflection of dominance, affiliation, reconciliation or arousal? Plos One 11: e0154185.

  • Yao H, Yu H, Yang B, Yang W, Xu H, Grueter CC, Li M, Xiang Z (2016). Male infanticide in the golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana), a seasonally breeding primate. International Journal of Primatology 37: 175-184.

  • Grueter CC, Robbins AM, Abavandimwe D, Vecellio V, Ndagijimana F, Ortmann S, Stoinski TS, Robbins MM (2016). Causes, mechanisms, and consequences of contest competition among female mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Behavioral Ecology      27: 766-776.

  • Grueter CC, Zhu P, Allen WL, Higham JP, Ren B, Li M (2015). Sexually-selected lip colour indicates male group-holding status in the mating season in a multi-level primate society. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150490.

  • Ni Q, Xie M, Grueter CC, Xu H, Zhang M, Li Y (2015). Effects of food availability and climate on activity patterns of western black crested gibbons in an isolated forest fragment in southern Yunnan, China. Primates 56: 351-363

  • Wright E, Grueter CC, Seiler N, Abavandimwe D, Stoinski TS, Ortmann S, Robbins MM (2015). Energetic responses to variation in food availability in the two mountain gorilla populations (Gorilla beringei beringei). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 158: 487-500.

 

  • Richard HL, Grueter CC, Milne N (2015). Strong-arm tactics: Sexual dimorphism in macropodid limb proportions. Journal of Zoology 297: 123-131.

  • Grueter CC, Isler K, Dixson BJ (2015). Are badges of status adaptive in large complex primate groups? Evolution and Human Behavior 36: 398-406.

  • Grueter CC (2015). Home range overlap as a driver of intelligence in primates. American Journal of Primatology 77: 418-424.

  • Grueter CC, White DR (2014). On the emergence of large-scale human social integration and its antecedents in primates. Structure and Dynamics: eJournal of Anthropological and Related Sciences 7(1)

  • Grueter CC (2014). Primate model offers insights into male bonding in complex societies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 14645-14646.

  • Li D, Ren B. Hu J, Zhang Q, Yang Y, Grueter CC, Krzton A, Li M (2014). Geophagy of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Xiangguqing in the Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve, China. North-Western Journal of Zoology 10: 293-299.

  • Grueter CC, Deschner T, Behringer V, Robbins MM (2014). Socioecological correlates of energy balance using urinary C-peptide measurements in wild female mountain gorillas. Physiology & Behavior 127: 13-19.

  • Xiang Z, Yang B, Yu Y, Yao H, Grueter CC, Garber PA, Li M (2014). Males collectively defend their one-male units against bachelor males in a multi-level primate society American Journal of Primatology 76: 609-617.

  • Grueter CC (2013). No effect of inter-group conflict on within-group harmony in non-human primates. Communicative & Integrative Biology 6: e26801.

  • Grueter CC, Robbins MM, Ndagijimana F, Stoinski T (2013). Possible tool use in a mountain gorilla. Behavioural Processes 100: 160

  • Yu Y, Xiang Z, Yao H, Grueter CC, Li M (2013). Female snub-nosed monkeys exchange grooming for sex and infant handling. PLOS ONE 8: e74822.

 

  • Minhas RA, Ali U, Awan MS, Ahmed KB, Khan MN, Dar NI, Qamar QZ, Ali H, Grueter CC, Tsuji Y (2013). Ranging and foraging of Himalayan grey langurs (Semnopithecus ajax) in Machiara National Park, Pakistan. Primates 54: 147-152.

 

  • Hanya G, Grueter CC, Tsuji Y (2013). Preface to the special contribution ‘‘Out of the tropics: ecology of temperate primates’’. Primates 54: 99-100.

 

  • Tsuji Y, Hanya G, Grueter CC (2013). Feeding strategies of primates in temperate forests: A comparison between macaques and colobines. Primates 54: 201-215.

 

  • Hanya G, Tsuji Y, Grueter CC (2013). Fruiting and flushing phenology in temperate and tropical forests: Implications for primate ecology. Primates 54: 101-110.

 

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Li M (2013). Overwintering strategy of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys: adjustments in activity scheduling and foraging patterns. Primates 54: 125-135.

 

  • Grueter CC, Ndamiyabo F, Plumptre AJ, Abavandimwe D, Fawcett KA, Robbins MM (2013). Long-term temporal and spatial dynamics of mountain gorilla food plants in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. American Journal of Primatology 75: 267-280.

 

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Li M (2013). Substrate use and postural behavior in free-ranging snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) in Yunnan. Integrative Zoology 8: 335-345.

 

  • Li D, Grueter CC, Ren B, Li M, Peng Z, Wei F (2013). Distribution of sleeping sites of the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti) in the Samage Forest, China. Integrative Zoology 8: 327-334.

 

  • Grueter CC, Bissonnette A, Isler K, van Schaik CP (2013). Grooming and group cohesion in primates: implications for the evolution of language. Evolution and Human Behavior 34: 61-68.

 

  • Grueter CC, Matsuda I, Peng Z, Zinner D (2012). Multilevel societies in primates and other mammals: introduction to the special issue. International Journal of Primatology 33: 993-1001.

 

  • Grueter CC, Chapais B, Zinner D (2012). Evolution of multilevel societies in nonhuman primates and humans. International Journal of Primatology 33: 1002-1037.

 

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Xiang Z, Li M (2012). Food abundance is the main determinant of high-altitude range use in snub-nosed monkeys. International Journal of Zoology Volume 2012: Article ID 739419.

 

  • Grueter CC (2012). Is there anything to learn from lesser known primates about human evolution? Journal of Primatology 1: e114.

 

  • Grueter CC, van Schaik CP (2010). Evolutionary determinants of modular societies in colobines. Behavioral Ecology 21: 63-71.

 

  • Kirkpatrick RC, Grueter CC (2010). Snub-nosed monkeys: multilevel societies in varied environments. Evolutionary Anthropology 19: 98-113.

 

  • Li Y, Jiang Z, Li C, Grueter CC (2010). Effects of seasonal folivory and frugivory on ranging patterns of Rhinopithecus roxellana. International Journal of Primatology 31: 609-626.

 

  • Li D, Ren B, Grueter CC, Li B, Li M. (2010) Nocturnal sleeping habits of the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey in Xiangguqing, China. American Journal of Primatology. 72: 1092-1099.

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Feng S, Ren B (2010). Niche partitioning between sympatric Tibetan rhesus macaques and Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys at Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve, China. Zoological Research 31: 516-522.

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Wei F (2009). Choice of an analytical method can have dramatic effects on primate home range estimates. Primates 50: 81-84.

  • Xiang Z, Huo S, Xiao W, Quan R, Grueter CC (2009). Terrestrial behavior and forest strata use in a group of black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Xiaochangdu, Tibet. Current Zoology 55: 180-187.

 

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Wei F, Xiang Z, van Schaik CP (2009). Fallback foods of temperate-living primates: a case study on snub-nosed monkeys. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 140: 700-715.

  • Grueter CC, van Schaik CP (2009) Sexual size dimorphism in Asian colobines revisited. American Journal of Primatology 71: 609-616.

  • Grueter CC, Jiang X, Konrad R, Fan P, Guan Z, Geissmann T (2009). Are Hylobates lar extirpated from China? International Journal of Primatology 30: 553-567.

  • Xiang ZF, Sayers K, Grueter CC (2009). Direct paternal care in black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys. Journal of Zoology 278: 157-162.

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Wei F, van Schaik CP (2009). Dietary profile of Rhinopithecus bieti and its socioecological implications. International Journal of Primatology 30: 553-567.

  • Li D, Ren B, Grueter CC, Zhou Q, Peng Z, Wei F, Li B (2009). Seasonal selection of sleeping sites in Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Gehuaqing in Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve. Acta Theriologica Sinica 29: 389-395.

  • Ren BP, Li M, Long YC, Grueter CC & Wei FW (2008). Measuring daily ranging distances of Rhinopithecus bieti via a global positioning system collar at Jinsichang, China: a methodological consideration. International Journal of Primatology 29: 783-794.

  • Grueter CC, Li D, van Schaik CP, Ren B, Long Y, Wei F (2008). Ranging of snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at the Samage Forest, Yunnan. I. Characteristics of range use. International Journal of Primatology 29: 1121-1145.

  • Li D, Grueter CC, Ren B, Long Y, Li M, Peng Z, Wei F (2008). Ranging of snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at the Samage Forest, Yunnan. II. Use of land cover types and altitudes. International Journal of Primatology 29: 1147-1173.

  • Xiang Z-F & Grueter CC (2007). The first direct evidence of infanticide and cannibalism in wild snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). American Journal of Primatology 69: 249-254.

  • Li D, Grueter CC, Ren B, Zhou Q, Li M, Peng Z, Wei F (2007). Characteristics of night-time sleeping places selected by golden monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) in the Samage Forest, Baima Snow Mountain Nature Reserve, China. Integrative Zoology 1: 141-152.

  • Xiang Z-F, Huo S, Xiao W, Quan R-C, Grueter CC (2007). Diet and feeding behavior of Rhinopithecus bieti at Xiaochangdu, Tibet: adaptations to a marginal environment. American Journal of Primatology 69: 1141-1158,

  • Ren B-P, Liang B, Zhang S-Y, Li Q-F, Grueter CC (2007). Effects of temporary removal and replacement of the alpha male on social behavior of the captive Sichuan snub-nosed monkey Rhinopithecus roxellana. Acta Zoologica Sinica 53:755-762.

  • Liu ZH, Ding W, Grueter CC (2007). Preliminary data on the social organization of black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Tacheng, China. Acta Theriologica Sinica 27: 120-122.

  • Grueter CC & Ding W (2006). An observation of François’ langurs using caves at Mayanghe, China. Zoological Research 27: 558-560.

  • Isler K & Grüter CC (2006). Arboreal locomotion in wild black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). Folia Primatologica 77: 195-211.

  • Liu ZH, Ding W, Grüter CC (2004). Seasonal variation in ranging patterns of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). Acta Zoologica Sinica 50: 691-696.

  • Grüter CC & Zinner D (2004). Nested societies – Convergent adaptations of snub-nosed monkeys and baboons? Primate Report 70: 1-98     

  • Grüter CC (2004). Conflict and postconflict behavior in captive black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). Primates 45: 197-200.

EDITED BOOKS
  • Matsuda I, Grueter CC, Teichroeb J (in press). The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour and Ecological Diversity. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge  

CONFERENCE SUBMISSIONS
  • 66    Coutts N, Kaplin B, Grueter CC (2020). Variation in resource availability in relation to habitat fragmentation for three chimpanzee populations in Rwanda. 28th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Quito, Ecuador.

 

  • 65    Grueter CC (2020). Cold with a chance of snow: foraging strategies by black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys in a highly seasonal high-elevation forest in Yunnan, China. 28th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Quito, Ecuador.

  • 64    Feddema KL, Harrigan P, Nekaris KAI, Nijman V, Grueter CC (2019). Marketing strategies and persuasion tactics in an online wildlife marketplace. International Congress for Conservation Biology, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.

  • 63    Slocombe K, Kavanagh E, Street S, , Barton R, Lameira A, Grueter CC et al. (2019). Dominance style and vocal communication in non-human primates. EvoLang XIII, Brussels, Belgium.

  • 62    Green S, Boruff B, Grueter CC et al. (2019). Landscape influences on chimpanzee ranging. International Student Symposium on Animal Behavior & Cognition, Kyoto, Japan.

  • 61    Kavanagh E, Street S, Slocombe K, Barton R, Lameira A, Grueter CC et al. (2019). Dominance style and vocal communication in non-human primates. International Student Symposium on Animal Behavior & Cognition, Kyoto, Japan.

  • 60    Kavanagh E, Street S, Bergman TJ, Blaszczyk M, Briseño-Jaramillo M, Bolt LM, Brown M, Chen-Kraus C, Clay Z, Coye C, Estrada A, Fichtel C, Gamba M, Giacoma C, Graham KE, Green S, Grueter CC, Gupta S, Gustison ML, Hagberg L, Hedwig D, Jack KM, Kappeler P, King-Bailey G, Kubenová B, Lemasson, MacGregor Inglis D, Machanda Z, MacIntosh A, Majolo B, Marshall S, Mercier S, Micheletta J, Notman H, Othieno Angwela F, Ouattara K, Ostner K, Pavelka MSM, Peckre L, Petersdorf M, Quintero F, Ramos Fernández G, Robbins MM, Salmi R, Schülke O, Semple S, Silk J, Sosa-Lopéz JR, Strier KB, Torti V, Valente D, Ventura R, van de Waal E, Weyher AH, Wilke C, Young C, Zanoli A, Zuberbühler K, Barton R, Lameira A, Slocombe K (2019). Dominance style and vocal communication in primates. European Federation of Primatology 2019 & the Primate Society of Great Britain Winter meeting, Oxford, UK.

  • 59    Bonnell T, Barrett L, Grueter CC, Henzi SP (2019). Linking movement ecology and social dynamics: How do movement biases within a social group develop? Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Cleveland, USA

  • 58    Grueter CC, Miller A (2018). The curious socioecological convergence between Chinese black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys and Rwenzori black-and-white colobus monkeys. 6th Asian Primate Symposium, Dali, China.

  • 57    Li B, Jiang Z, Guo S, Grueter CC, Ji X, He G, Qi X, Huang Z, Yin Y, Oxnard C, Zhang P, Hou R, Garber P, Pan R (2018). Environmental change since 1960s and its impacts on biodiversity and human society in China. 6th Asian Primate Symposium, Dali, China.

  • 56    Qi X, Grueter CC, Fang G, Zhang J, Duan Y, Xiang Z, Li Y, Huang Z, Ji W, Garber PA, Li B (2018). Female extra-pair mating in a primate multilevel society eliminates the threat of infanticide. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 55    Zhao X, Ren B, Li D, Garber PA, Zhu P, Xiang Z, Grueter CC, Liu Z, Li M (2018). Effects of human activities and climate change on Yunnan snub-nosed monkey based on integrated approaches. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 54    Zhu P, Ren B, Grueter CC, Garber PA, Li M (2018). Male-male interactions of wild black and white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve, China. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 53    Mucyo JS, Derhé M, Miller M, Grueter CC, Eckardt W, Robbins MM, Nsabimana D (2018). Does the population growth of the Virunga mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) affect food biomass? 27thCongress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 52    Coutts NJ, Kaplin B, Grueter CC (2018). Socioecological effects of forest fragmentation on eastern chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in Rwanda. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 51    Mirville MO, Ridley AR, Mucyo JP, Vecellio V, Ndagijimana F, Stoinski TS, Grueter CC (2018). The collective action problem and ‘dear enemy’ effect characterise individual participation during intergroup encounters in mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 50    Miller A, Judge D, Kaplin B, Grueter CC (2018). The ‘anatomy’ of a supergroup of Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii in Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 49    Matthews JK, Muhayayezu F, Kaplin B, Grueter CC (2018). The impact of seasonality on chimpanzee feeding ecology in the montane forest of Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 48    Grueter CC, Xiang Z (2018). Inter-group tolerance and collective action in humans and a primate model. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 47    Grueter CC, Robbins AM, Abavandimwe D, Vecellio V, Ndagijimana F, Stoinski TS, Robbins MM (2018). Scramble effect of group size on daily travel distances, activity budgets, and energy intake rates of mountain gorillas in Rwanda. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 46    Furuichi T, Grueter CC, van Belle S (2018). Dynamics of inter-group relationships in primates. Part II (Symposium). 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya

  • 45    van Belle S, Grueter CC, Furuichi T (2018). Dynamics of inter-group relationships in primates (Symposium). Part I. 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya

  • 44    Grueter CC, Kaplin B (2018). Primatology in Rwanda (Symposium). 27th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Nairobi, Kenya

  • 43    Burtenshaw T, Fay N, Gignac G, Walker B, Grueter CC (2017). Individual differences predict social learning behaviour: Why some people copy more than others. 45th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Experimental Psychology, Hobart, Australia.

  • 42    Mirville M, Ridley AR, Stoinski TR, Vecellio V, Mucyo JP, Grueter CC (2017). Factors affecting individual participation during intergroup interactions in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei). 12th International Mammalogical Congress, Perth, Australia

  • 41    Qi X, Huang K, Li Y, Fang G, Grueter CC, Dunn D, Ji W, Wang X, Wang R, Garber P, Li B (2017). Kin bonds among bachelor males contribute to the evolution of a primate multilevel society. 12th International Mammalogical Congress, Perth, Australia

  • 40    Zhu P, Grueter CC, Garber PA, Ren B, Li M, Li D, Xiang Z (2017). Seasonal variation in the social network topology of a snub-nosed monkey all-male unit. Inaugural Meeting of the Chinese Primatological Society, Xi’an, China

  • 39    Grueter CC (2017) (keynote speech). The adaptive significance of secondary sexual traits in snub-nosed monkeys and other primates. Inaugural Meeting of the Chinese Primatological Society, Xi’an, China

  • 38    Grueter CC, Hale J, Jin R, Judge D, Stoinski T (2017). Infant handling in mountain gorillas: establishing its frequency, function and (ir)relevance for life history evolution. Annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, USA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl.

  • 37    Grueter CC (2017). Sexual selection and multilevel sociality in primates. Harvard-Yale Conference on Human Evolution, Cambridge MA, USA

  • 36    Akayezu P, van Duren IC, Groen TA, Grueter CC, Robbins MM (2016). Modelling the abundance and spatial distribution of mountain gorilla forage species in the Virunga massif. Conversation on Conservation, Kigali, Rwanda.

  • 35 Polla EJ, Grueter CC, Smith CL (2016). Cross-modal recognition of familiar humans by Perth Zoo’s Asian elephants

 

  • 34 Coutts NJ, Sherwan S , Grueter CC (2016). Visual monitoring by captive western gorillas: implications for captive animal welfare.

 

  • 33 Mirville MO, Mucyo Samedi JP, Abavandimwe A, Vecellio V, Stoinski TS, Ridley AR, Grueter CC (2016). The social and ecological factors that influence intergroup interactions in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) in Rwanda. Society for Conservation Biology Oceania

 

  • 32 Mirville MO, Mucyo Samedi JP, Abavandimwe A, Vecellio V, Stoinski TS, Ridley AR, Grueter CC (2016). The social and ecological factors that influence intergroup interactions in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) in Rwanda. 26th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Chicago, USA

 

  • 31 Grueter CC, Robbins MM, Abavandimwe D, Wright E, Ortmann S, Mudakikwa A, Musana A, Ndagijimana F, Vecellio V, Stoinski TS (2016). Why do mountain gorillas in Rwanda temporarily venture outside protected areas? A nutritional explanation. 26th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Chicago, USA

 

  • 30 Grueter CC, Isler K, Dixson BJ (2015). The functional significance of sexually selected ornaments in primates. 34th International Ethological Conference, Cairns, Australia

     

  • 29 Grueter CC (2015). Resource use in an endangered colobine, the black-and-white snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti) of China. 2nd International Gibbon Husbandry and Conservation Conference, Perth, Australia  

     

  • 28 Polla E, Grueter CC, Smith C (2015). Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) use visual cues to identify familiar humans and are capable of cross modal recognition. 2nd International Gibbon Husbandry and Conservation Conference, Perth, Australia

     

  • 27 Dixson BJ, Grueter CC, Isler K, Vasey PL, Brooks RC (2014). Sexual selection and the evolution of men’s secondary sexual traits. Biennial International Conference on Human Ethology, Belem, Brazil. 

     

  • 26 Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Wei F, Li M (2014). Selection of sleeping sites by snub-nosed monkeys in a temperate high-altitude habitat: the importance of minimizing energy and heat loss. 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Hanoi, Vietnam.

     

  • 25 Grueter CC, Deschner T, Behringer V, Fawcett K, Robbins MM (2014). Energy balance in female mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes is influenced by habitat use, seasonality and time of day. 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Hanoi, Vietnam.

     

  • 24 Polla E, Grueter CC, Smith C (2014). Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) can discriminate between familiar and unfamiliar humans using visual cues. Congress of Australasian Society of Zookeeping. 

     

  • 23 Polla E, Smith C, Grueter CC (2014). Cross-modal recognition of humans by Asian elephants. 51st Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society, Princeton, USA. 

     

  • 22 Richards H, Milne N, Grueter CC (2013). Investigating the relationships between sexual dimorphism, body size and mating system in Macropodidae. 27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Human Biology, Sydney.

     

  • 21 Grueter CC, Deschner T, Behringer V, Fawcett, Robbins MM (2013). Correlates of energy balance in wild female mountain gorillas: application of a C-peptide based biomarker. 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cancelled 

     

  • 20 Grueter CC, Abavandimwe D, Fawcett KA, Robbins MM (2012). Socioecological influences on energy gain and expenditure in female mountain gorillas at Karisoke. 24th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Cancun, Mexico.

     

  • 19 Tsuji Y, Grueter CC (2012). Feeding strategies of primates inhabiting Asian temperate forests: a comparison between Cercopithecinae and Colobinae. 24th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Cancun, Mexico.

     

  • 18 Grueter CC (2012). Golden monkeys, gorillas and gibbons: Examples of conservation-related research. China Primate Specialist Group Meeting, Puer/Jingdong, China. 

     

  • 17 Grueter CC, Abavandimwe D, Fawcett KA, Robbins MM (2012). Gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes: females, food, and fitness. 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Human Biology, Port Vila, Vanuatu. HOMO – Journal of Comparative Human Biology 64: 148-149

     

  • 16 Grueter CC, Ndamiyabo, Plumptre AJ, Fawcett KA, Robbins MM (2011). Long-term temporal and spatial dynamics of mountain gorilla food plants in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. IV Congress of the European Federation for Primatology, Almada, Portugal. Folia Primatologica 82: 350-251.

     

  • 15 van Schaik CP, Bissonnette A, Isler K, Jaeggi A, Grueter CC (2011). The hygienic and social functions of allogrooming in primates: a comparative analysis. IV Congress of the European Federation for Primatology, Almada, Portugal. Folia Primatologica 82: 323-324.

     

  • 14 Robbins MM, Doran-Sheehy D, Fawcett K, Grueter CC, Hedwig D, Lodwick J, Masi S, Salmi R, Todd A (2011). Geographic variation in gorilla behavior. VIII. Göttinger Freilandtage.  Göttingen, Germany. 

     

  • 13 Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Wei F (2010). Effects of a harsh environment on behavioral and ecological strategies of black snub-nosed monkeys in the Samage Forest, China. Congress of the International Primatological Society, Kyoto, Japan. Primate Research 26: Suppl., Abstract #586. 

     

  • 12 Zinner D & Grueter CC (2010). The diversity of multi-level primate social systems – patterns and evolution. Congress of the International Primatological Society, Kyoto, Japan Primate Research 26: Suppl., Abstract #735. 

     

  • 11 Hanya G, Tsuji Y, Grueter CC (2010). Ecology of temperate primates. Congress of the International Primatological Society, Kyoto, Japan. Primate Research 26: Suppl., Abstract #580-S. 

     

  • 10 Imanizabayo O, Bizuru E, Grueter CC (2010). Abundance of mountain gorilla food plants in the Karisoke area, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda: spatial and temporal comparisons. Abstracts of the NUR (National University of Rwanda) 3rd International Scientific Research Conference. 

     

  • 9 Samedi Mucyo JP, Grueter CC (2010). Factors influencing nest-to-nest distance of mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Abstracts of the NUR 3rd International Scientific Research Conference.

     

  • 8 Grueter CC, van Schaik CP (2009). Influence of social organization on sexual size dimorphism in the Colobinae. Abstracts of the 11th Conference of the Gesellschaft für Primatologie, Hannover, Germany.

     

  • 7 Grueter CC & van Schaik CP (2009). Multilevel societies in colobine monkeys. Annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Chicago, USA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl.48: 141.

     

  • 6 Grueter CC, Xiang Z (2008). Fallback foods and primate adaptability: primates in temperate environments. Annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Columbus, USA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl.46: 109.

     

  • 5 Grueter CC (2008). Home range analysis of snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at South Baima Snow Mountain Nature Reserve, China. Congress of the European Federation for Primatology, Prague, Czech Republic. Folia Primatologica 79: 333-334.

     

  • 4 Grueter CC, van Schaik CP, Ren B, Wei F (2008). Towards an understanding of the social system of black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). Congress of the International Primatological Society, Edinburgh, UK. Primate Eye 96: 317.

     

  • 3 Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B, Wei F (2008). Feeding ecology of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys Rhinopithecus bieti in the Samage Forest, Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve, China. Abstracts of the International Symposium on Conservation of Primates in Indochina, Cuc Phuong, Vietnam.

     

  • 2 Wei F, Ren B, Li M, Long Y, Grueter CC (2007). Measuring daily ranging distances of the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey by a GPS collar at Jinsichang, China: a methodological consideration. Abstracts of the Japan-China Biologging Science Symposium, Wuhan, China.

     

  • 1 Ding W, Liu ZH, Grüter CC (2004). Preliminary information on the social organisation of black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Tacheng, China. Congress of the International Primatological Society, Torino, Italy. Folia Primatologica 75 (Suppl.1): 371.

JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS –NON-REFEREED
  • Grüter CC (2000). Travelog from Rwanda. Gorilla Journal 20: 18.

 

  • Grüter CC (2001). Visit to the mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Gorilla Journal 22: 20-21.

 

  • Grüter CC (2004). Stumpfnasenaffen in China (Snub-nosed monkeys in China). Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoo 47: 59-71. 

 

  • Grüter CC & Zinner D (2004). Nested societies – Convergent adaptations of snub-nosed monkeys and baboons? Primate Report 70: 1-98

 

  • Grüter CC (2005). Der Nanguanhe-Regenwald im Südwesten Chinas: Eines der letzten Rückzugsgebiete für chinesische Gibbons (The Nanguanhe rain forest in southwest China: One of the last habitats for Chinese gibbons). Gibbon Journal 1: 13-14.

 

  • Li D, Peng Z, Ren B & Grueter CC (2006). Early autumn habitat selection by the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti) in Tacheng, Yunnan. Journal of China West Normal University (Natural Sciences) 27: 233-238 (in Chinese).

 

  • Grueter CC, Li D, Ren B & Wei F (2010). Feeding Ecology of Rhinopithecus bieti in the Samage Forest, Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve, China. In: Nadler T , Rawson BM, Thinh VN (eds.), Conservation of Primates in Indochina. Frankfurt Zoological Society, Endangered Primate Rescue Center, Cuc Phuong National Park, Hanoi, and Conservation International, Indo-Burma Program. pp. 157-169.  

 

  • Grueter CC, Fawcett KA, Robbins MM. (2011). Changing ecological conditions for the Virunga mountain gorillas. Gorilla Journal 41: 9-11.

 

  • Grueter CC & Xiao W (2015). Black-and-white snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti). In: Rowe N (ed.), All the World’s Primates. Pogonias Press.

 

  • Grueter CC (2015). Yunnan white-handed Gibbon (Hylobates lar yunnanensis). In: Rowe N (ed.), All the World’s Primates. Pogonias Press.

  • Samedi, MJP, Eckardt, W, Derhé M, Miller M, , Robbins MM, Nsabimana D (2019). Effect of mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) population growth to their key food plant biomass in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Rwanda Journal of Engineering, Science, Technology and Environment 2(1).

  • Grueter CC (2019). Rwanda’s gorillas have figured out where to find their sodium fix. But it’s dangerous. The Conversation April 3.

UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS

NEWSPAPER & MAGAZINE ARTICLES

 

 

 

 

  • Daily Mail (Dec 17, 2015): Male MONKEYS like 'lipstick' too! Lips that naturally redden during

      mating season help bizarre snub-nosed primates get the girl

 

  • Shultz D (2015). Scienceshot: Natural lipstick helps male monkeys get the girl. Science Dec 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • UWA NEWS (2014). Mate, it’s been going on for millennia! Nov 2014: 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Basler Zeitung (2004). Rote Lippen, Schwarze Zukunft

 

  • Zuercher Oberlaender (2004). Alpinisten mit Irokesenschnitt und Stupsnase

 

 

 

 

 

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