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A roadmap for high-throughput sequencing studies of wild animal populations using noninvasive samples and hybridization capture

White, L. C., Fontsere, C., Lizano, E., Hughes, D. A., Angedakin, S., Arandjelovic, M., Granjon, A. C., Hans, J. B., Lester, J. D., Rabanus-Wallace, M. T., Rowney, C., Städele, V., Marques-Bonet, T., Langergraber, K. & Vigilant, L., May 1 2019, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 19, 3, p. 609-622 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wild Animals
wild animals
hybridization
DNA
Population

Dorothy L. Cheney (1950-2018)

Beehner, J., Bergman, T., Fischer, J. & Silk, J., Feb 1 2019, In : Nature ecology & evolution. 3, 2, p. 147-148 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Male–female relationships in olive baboons (Papio anubis): Parenting or mating effort?

Städele, V., Roberts, E. R., Barrett, B. J., Strum, S. C., Vigilant, L. & Silk, J., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 127, p. 81-92 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papio anubis
parenting
infant
friendship
Papio ursinus
1 Citation (Scopus)

Moralizing gods, impartiality and religious parochialism across 15 societies

Lang, M., Purzycki, B. G., Apicella, C. L., Atkinson, Q. D., Bolyanatz, A., Cohen, E., Handley, C., Kundtová Klocová, E., Lesorogol, C., Mathew, S., McNamara, R. A., Moya, C., Placek, C. D., Soler, M., Vardy, T., Weigel, J. L., Willard, A. K., Xygalatas, D., Norenzayan, A. & Henrich, J., Mar 13 2019, In : Proceedings. Biological sciences. 286, 1898, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cooperative behavior
Cooperative Behavior
Hinduism
Buddhism
Christianity

Origins of the human predatory pattern: The transition to large-animal exploitation by early hominins

Thompson, J. C., Carvalho, S., Marean, C. & Alemseged, Z., Feb 1 2019, In : Current anthropology. 60, 1, p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

exploitation
animal
eating behavior
brain
scenario
1 Citation (Scopus)
phytoliths
phytolith
marine isotope stage
paleoenvironment
habitat

Quaternary history of the Lake Magadi Basin, southern Kenya Rift: Tectonic and climatic controls

Bernhart Owen, R., Renaut, R. W., Muiruri, V. M., Rabideaux, N. M., Lowenstein, T. K., McNulty, E. P., Leet, K., Deocampo, D., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Cohen, A., Sier, M. J., Campisano, C., Shen, C. C., Billingsley, A., Mbuthia, A. & Stockhecke, M., Mar 15 2019, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 518, p. 97-118 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dry environmental conditions
tectonics
aridity
Kenya
basins

Seasonal scheduling of shellfish collection in the Middle and Later Stone Ages of southern Africa

Loftus, E., Lee-Thorp, J., Leng, M., Marean, C. & Sealy, J., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 128, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stone Age
hunter-gatherer
shell (molluscs)
Southern Africa
shellfish

Simultaneous outbreaks of respiratory disease in wild chimpanzees caused by distinct viruses of human origin

Negrey, J. D., Reddy, R. B., Scully, E. J., Phillips-Garcia, S., Owens, L. A., Langergraber, K., Mitani, J. C., Emery Thompson, M., Wrangham, R. W., Muller, M. N., Otali, E., Machanda, Z., Hyeroba, D., Grindle, K. A., Pappas, T. E., Palmenberg, A. C., Gern, J. E. & Goldberg, T. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Emerging microbes & infections. 8, 1, p. 139-149 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pan troglodytes
Disease Outbreaks
Viruses
Respirovirus
Metapneumovirus
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

A New Pleistocene Hominin Tracksite from the Cape South Coast, South Africa

Helm, C. W., McCrea, R. T., Cawthra, H. C., Lockley, M. G., Cowling, R. M., Marean, C., Thesen, G. H. H., Pigeon, T. S. & Hattingh, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 3772.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedding plane
Pleistocene
coast
cave
dune
9 Citations (Scopus)

Annual cycles are the most common reproductive strategy in African tropical tree communities

Adamescu, G. S., Plumptre, A. J., Abernethy, K. A., Polansky, L., Bush, E. R., Chapman, C. A., Shoo, L. P., Fayolle, A., Janmaat, K. R. L., Robbins, M. M., Ndangalasi, H. J., Cordeiro, N. J., Gilby, I., Wittig, R. M., Breuer, T., Hockemba, M. B. N., Sanz, C. M., Morgan, D. B., Pusey, A. E., Mugerwa, B. & 19 othersGilagiza, B., Tutin, C., Ewango, C. E. N., Sheil, D., Dimoto, E., Baya, F., Bujo, F., Ssali, F., Dikangadissi, J. T., Jeffery, K., Valenta, K., White, L., Masozera, M., Wilson, M. L., Bitariho, R., Ndolo Ebika, S. T., Gourlet-Fleury, S., Mulindahabi, F. & Beale, C. M., May 1 2018, In : Biotropica. 50, 3, p. 418-430 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fruiting
annual cycle
reproductive strategy
flowering
phenology
7 Citations (Scopus)

Depositional and sea-level history from MIS 6 (Termination II) to MIS 3 on the southern continental shelf of South Africa

Cawthra, H. C., Jacobs, Z., Compton, J. S., Fisher, E. C., Karkanas, P. & Marean, C., Feb 1 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 181, p. 156-172 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

marine isotope stage
sea level
continental shelf
isotopes
South Africa
15 Citations (Scopus)

Differentiating between cutting actions on bone using 3D geometric morphometrics and Bayesian analyses with implications to human evolution

Otárola-Castillo, E., Torquato, M. G., Hawkins, H. C., James, E., Harris, J. A., Marean, C., McPherron, S. P. & Thompson, J. C., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 89, p. 56-67 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

confidence
paradigm
lack
Human Evolution
Cut Marks
5 Citations (Scopus)
Cultural Evolution
fragmentation
multicultural diversity
Cultural Diversity
Population
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evo-devo models of tooth development and the origin of hominoid molar diversity

Ortiz, A., Bailey, S. E., Schwartz, G., Hublin, J. J. & Skinner, M. M., Apr 11 2018, In : Science advances. 4, 4, eaar2334.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fossils
Dental Enamel
Tooth
Tooth Crown
Hominidae

Fossil Suidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from Lee Adoyta, Ledi-Geraru, lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia: Implications for late Pliocene turnover and paleoecology

Lazagabaster, I. A., Souron, A., Rowan, J., Robinson, J. R., Campisano, C. & Reed, K., Sep 1 2018, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 504, p. 186-200 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suidae
Artiodactyla
paleoecology
Mammalia
Ethiopia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Genetic analysis suggests dispersal among chimpanzees in a fragmented forest landscape in Uganda

McCarthy, M. S., Lester, J. D., Langergraber, K., Stanford, C. B. & Vigilant, L., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Primatology. 80, 9, e22902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

genetic analysis
Uganda
Pan troglodytes
habitat fragmentation
genetic techniques and protocols
4 Citations (Scopus)

Humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba eruption about 74,000 years ago

Smith, E. I., Jacobs, Z., Johnsen, R., Ren, M., Fisher, E. C., Oestmo, S., Wilkins, J., Harris, J. A., Karkanas, P., Fitch, S., Ciravolo, A., Keenan, D., Cleghorn, N., Lane, C. S., Matthews, T. & Marean, C., Mar 22 2018, In : Nature. 555, 7697, p. 511-515 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Africa
Glass
Indonesia
Climate
1 Citation (Scopus)

INSIGHTS

Boyd, R., Richerson, P. J., Meinzen-Dick, R., De Moor, T., Jackson, M. O., Gjerde, K. M., Harden-Davies, H., Frischmann, B. M., Madison, M. J., Strandburg, K. J., McLean, A. R. & Dye, C., Dec 14 2018, In : Science. 362, 6420, p. 1236-1241 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

governance approach
social participation
academic research
environmental planning
collective action
1 Citation (Scopus)

Meat Eating by Wild Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): Effects of Prey Age on Carcass Consumption Sequence

Gilby, I. & Wawrzyniak, D., Feb 9 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Primatology. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pan troglodytes
meat
brain
ingestion
skull
2 Citations (Scopus)

Middle and later stone age chronology of kisese II rockshelter (UNESCO World Heritage Kondoa Rock-Art Sites), Tanzania

Tryon, C. A., Lewis, J. E., Ranhorn, K. L., Kwekason, A., Alex, B., Laird, M. F., Marean, C., Niespolo, E., Nivens, J. & Mabulla, A. Z. P., Feb 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 2, e0192029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronology
Tanzania
United Nations
arts
Struthioniformes
5 Citations (Scopus)

Nocturnal activity in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Evidence for flexible sleeping patterns and insights into human evolution

Tagg, N., McCarthy, M., Dieguez, P., Bocksberger, G., Willie, J., Mundry, R., Stewart, F., Arandjelovic, M., Widness, J., Landsmann, A., Agbor, A., Angedakin, S., Ayimisin, A. E., Bessone, M., Brazzola, G., Corogenes, K., Deschner, T., Dilambaka, E., Eno-Nku, M., Eshuis, H. & 32 othersGoedmakers, A., Granjon, A. C., Head, J., Hermans, V., Jones, S., Kadam, P., Kambi, M., Langergraber, K., Lapeyre, V., Lapuente, J., Lee, K., Leinert, V., Maretti, G., Marrocoli, S., Meier, A., Nicholl, S., Normand, E., Ormsby, L. J., Piel, A., Robinson, O., Sommer, V., ter Heegde, M., Tickle, A., Ton, E., van Schijndel, J., Vanleeuwe, H., Vergnes, V., Wessling, E., Wittig, R. M., Zuberbuehler, K., Kuehl, H. & Boesch, C., Jul 1 2018, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 166, 3, p. 510-529 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pan troglodytes
Human Activities
evidence
Lighting
Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimizing syndromic health surveillance in free ranging great apes: The case of Gombe National Park

Wolf, T. M., Wang, W. A., Lonsdorf, E. V., Gillespie, T. R., Pusey, A., Gilby, I., Travis, D. A. & Singer, R. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

national park
disease transmission
respiratory disease
sampling
health
2 Citations (Scopus)

Palaeoecology of giraffe tracks in Late Pleistocene aeolianites on the Cape south coast

Helm, C., Cawthra, H., Cowling, R., De Vynck, J., Marean, C., McCrea, R. & Rust, R., Jan 1 2018, In : South African Journal of Science. 114, 1-2, 2017-0266.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Giraffa camelopardalis
paleoecology
Rivers
savanna
Ecosystem
3 Citations (Scopus)

Phytoliths as an indicator of early modern humans plant gathering strategies, fire fuel and site occupation intensity during the Middle Stone Age at Pinnacle Point 5-6 (south coast, South Africa)

Esteban, I., Marean, C., Fisher, E. C., Karkanas, P., Cabanes, D. & Albert, R. M., Jun 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 6, e0198558.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phytoliths
South Africa
Occupations
Coastal zones
Fires
3 Citations (Scopus)

Quality versus quantity: do weak bonds enhance the fitness of female baboons?

Silk, J., Seyfarth, R. M. & Cheney, D. L., Jun 1 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 140, p. 207-211 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papio
fitness
Papio ursinus
female fertility
fertility

Social information can potentiate understanding despite inhibiting cognitive effort

Derex, M. & Boyd, R., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 9980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social learning
ability
cognitive ability
laboratory experiment
experiment
3 Citations (Scopus)

Social tipping points in animal societies

Pruitt, J. N., Berdahl, A., Riehl, C., Pinter-Wollman, N., Moeller, H. V., Pringle, E. G., Aplin, L. M., Robinson, E. J. H., Grilli, J., Yeh, P., Savage, V. M., Price, M. H., Garland, J., Gilby, I., Crofoot, M. C., Doering, G. N. & Hobson, E. A., Sep 26 2018, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 285, 1887, 20181282.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animals
Ecology
Ecosystem
animal
Ecosystems

The efficacy of whole human genome capture on ancient dental calculus and dentin

Ziesemer, K. A., Ramos-Madrigal, J., Mann, A. E., Brandt, B. W., Sankaranarayanan, K., Ozga, A. T., Hoogland, M., Hofman, C. A., Salazar-García, D. C., Frohlich, B., Milner, G. R., Stone, A., Aldenderfer, M., Lewis, C. M., Hofman, C. L., Warinner, C. & Schroeder, H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental Calculus
Human Genome
Dentin
Calculi
DNA

The Needs of the Many Do Not Outweigh the Needs of the Few: The Limits of Individual Sacrifice across Diverse Cultures

Sheskin, M., Chevallier, C., Adachi, K., Berniunas, R., Castelain, T., Hulín, M., Lenfesty, H., Regnier, D., Sebestény, A. & Baumard, N., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Cognition and Culture. 18, 1-2, p. 205-223 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

welfare
Mongolia
Guatemala
Madagascar
Serbia
North America
guild
niches
Nutrition
competitive displacement
1 Citation (Scopus)

The timing and causes of a unique chimpanzee community fission preceding Gombe's "Four-Year War"

Feldblum, J. T., Manfredi, S., Gilby, I. & Pusey, A. E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pan troglodytes
Grooming
cause
community
Sex Ratio

To grunt or not to grunt: Factors governing call production in female olive baboons, Papio anubis

Silk, J., Roberts, E. R., Städele, V. & Strum, S. C., Nov 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 11, e0204601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papio anubis
Haemulidae
Papio ursinus
Interpersonal Relations
Conflict of Interest
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Archaeology: Early signs of human presence in Australia

Marean, C., Jul 19 2017, In : Nature. 547, 7663, p. 285-287 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiometric Dating
Neanderthals
Archaeology
9 Citations (Scopus)
cranium
Homo
holotypes
evidence
death
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cetopirus complanatus (Cirripedia: Coronulidae) from the late Middle Pleistocene human settlement of Pinnacle Point 13B (Mossel Bay, South Africa)

Collareta, A., Marean, C., Jerardino, A. & Bosselaers, M., Feb 28 2017, In : Zootaxa. 4237, 2, p. 393-400 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human settlements
human settlement
Cirripedia
whales
whale
6 Citations (Scopus)

Chronometric investigations of the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition in the Zagros Mountains using AMS radiocarbon dating and Bayesian age modelling

Becerra-Valdivia, L., Douka, K., Comeskey, D., Bazgir, B., Conard, N. J., Marean, C., Ollé, A., Otte, M., Tumung, L., Zeidi, M. & Higham, T. F. G., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 109, p. 57-69 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mountain region
radiocarbon dating
Paleolithic
accelerator mass spectrometry
caves

Data visualization

Fisher, E. C. & Marean, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series. p. 173-180 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

visualization
2 Citations (Scopus)

Determining the population affinity of an unprovenienced human skull for repatriation

Watkins, J. K., Blatt, S. H., Bradbury, C. A., Alanko, G. A., Kohn, M. J., Lytle, M. L., Taylor, J., Lacroix, D., Nieves-Colón, M. A., Stone, A. & Butt, D. P., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 12, p. 384-394 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

remigration
adulthood
energy
present
resources
3 Citations (Scopus)

Female–male relationships influence the form of female–female relationships in olive baboons, Papio anubis

Silk, J., Roberts, E. R., Barrett, B. J., Patterson, S. K. & Strum, S. C., Sep 1 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 131, p. 89-98 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papio anubis
Papio ursinus
Papio cynocephalus
ecological theory
social organization

Further human fossils from the Middle Stone Age deposits of Die Kelders Cave 1, Western Cape Province, South Africa

Grine, F. E., Marean, C., Faith, J. T., Black, W., Mongle, C. S., Trinkaus, E., le Roux, S. G. & du Plessis, A., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 109, p. 70-78 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stone Age
human evolution
Mesolithic
deciduous tree
caves
1 Citation (Scopus)

How does the evolution of the mammalian autonomic nervous system help to explain religious prosociality?

Lenfesty, H. & Fikes, T. G., Oct 2 2017, In : Religion, Brain and Behavior. 7, 4, p. 305-308 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autonomic Nervous System
Religion
Physiological Adaptation
Punishment
Fear
4 Citations (Scopus)

How the second-order free rider problem is solved in a small-scale society

Mathew, S., May 1 2017, In : American Economic Review. 107, 5, p. 578-581 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Innovation: An emerging focus from cells to societies

Hochberg, M. E., Marquet, P. A., Boyd, R. & Wagner, A., Dec 5 2017, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 372, 1735, 20160414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cultural Evolution
Ecology
Ecosystem
innovation
Innovation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Late Pliocene Bovidae from Ledi-Geraru (Lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia) and their implications for Afar paleoecology

Bibi, F., Rowan, J. & Reed, K., Jul 25 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paleoecology
Pliocene
fossil
valley
habitat
9 Citations (Scopus)

Late Pliocene environmental change during the transition from Australopithecus to Homo

Robinson, J. R., Rowan, J., Campisano, C., Wynn, J. G. & Reed, K., May 15 2017, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 1, 6, 0159.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homo
environmental change
Pliocene
valleys
valley
10 Citations (Scopus)

Lithic technological responses to Late Pleistocene glacial cycling at Pinnacle Point Site 5-6, South Africa

Wilkins, J., Brown, K. S., Oestmo, S., Pereira, T., Ranhorn, K. L., Schoville, B. J. & Marean, C., Mar 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 3, 0174051.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Africa
Isotopes
isotopes
raw materials
Raw materials
3 Citations (Scopus)

New sivaladapid primate from Lower Siwalik deposits surrounding Ramnagar (Jammu and Kashmir State), India

Gilbert, C. C., Patel, B. A., Singh, N. P., Campisano, C., Fleagle, J. G., Rust, K. L. & Patnaik, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 102, p. 21-41 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

primate
Primates
fossils
fossil
India
3 Citations (Scopus)

Paléoanthropologie d'Hadar, Éthiopie

Johanson, D., Mar 1 2017, In : Comptes Rendus - Palevol. 16, 2, p. 140-154 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fossil
common ancestry
new species