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The branch of zoology that deals with primates.

pri′ma·to·log′i·cal (-tl-ŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
pri′ma·tol′o·gist n.


(Zoology) relating to primatology
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A history of ethnographic and primatological analogies in the study of prehistory.
It is during this trip that she meets the renowned British archeologist and naturalist Louis Leakey, and though little does she know it at the time, Fossey would eventually become the second figure in what would popularly be known as the triumvirate of Leakey's Angels, a tripartite primatological project spearheaded by Jane Goodall's research on chimpanzees in Tanzania, Fossey's on gorillas in Rwanda, and Birute Galdikas's on orangutans in Indonesia.
Bristol, United Kingdom: IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group (PSG), International Primatological Society (IPS), Conservation International (CI) and Bristol Conservation and Science Foundation.
Ethnoprimatology, the combining of primatological and anthropological practice and the viewing of humans and other primates as living in integrated and shared ecological and social spaces, is becoming an increasingly popular approach to primate studies in the twenty-first century.
Abstract] XXII Congress International Primatological Society, Edinburgh.
Chapter three deals with the argument of "orangutan copulation, orangutan motherhood and women as primatologists impose(ing) primatological narratives and interpretations in ways that engender and perpetuate dualisms related to nature/culture, masculinity/femininity, and heterosexuality/homosexuality" (pg.
Primates in Peril: The World's 25 Most Endangered Primates, 2012-2014 has been compiled by the Primate Specialist Group of IUCN's Species Survival Commission (SSC) and the International Primatological Society (IPS), in collaboration with Conservation International (CI) and the Bristol Conservation and Science Foundation (BCSF).
XVth Congress of The International Primatological Society, Bali, Indonesia, August 1994.
He criticizes Heidegger, Lacan, and Levinas, among others, for never considering the possibility of being looked at by the animal they observe and write about, or indeed integrating ethological or primatological knowledge into their thinking.
Because there is no solid evidence for purely social relationships, we're working from various types of physiological and anatomical evidence, anthropological and primatological, and so on.
We need comparable methods of data collection among researchers dealing with 2 million year old hominin sites and modern primatological assemblages," he added.