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WILDLIFE HUNTING IN AFRICA:
A Working Bibliography on Bushmeat Commerce
Compiled by A. Rose, K. Ammann, J. Linder, & M. Conant
The Biosynergy Institute, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

You are invited to use and contribute to our bibliography. Please describing the materials and how to access them. Ideas for expanding or modifying the topics are also welcome. This is an open collaborative effort -- every relevant input will be considered and included.

Section 1: HUNTING WILDLIFE

Theory and Evolution

Boehm, C., in press, The impact of egalitarian behavior on Darwinian selection mechanics. Paper in American Naturalist (In press).

Cartmill, M., 1983, Four legs good, two legs bad: Manís place (if any) in nature, Natural History, 92(11) 64-79.

Cartmill, M., 1993, A View to a Death in the Morning: Hunting & Nature through History, Harvard U. Press, Cambridge.

Cartmill, M., The changing image of the hunt in western thought, 237-260.

Dart, R. A., 1953, The predatory transition from ape to man, International Anthropological and Linguistic Review, 1: 210-208.

Le Gros Clark, W.E., 1967, Man-Apes or Ape-Men? The Story of Discoveries in Africa, New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

MacDonald, D., 1987, Hunting -- an exercise in pluralistic democracy, Wildlife Society Bulletin, 15: 463-65.

McIntyre, T., 1988, The Way of the Hunter: The Art and the Spirit of Modern Hunting, New York, E.P. Cutton.

Ortega y Gasset, J., 1943, Meditations on Hunting, 1976 English translation (H.B. Wescott, trans.), New York, Charles Scribnerís Sons.

Rose, M. D., 1978, The roots of primate predatory behavior, Journal of Human Evolution, 7: 179-189.

Russell, F., 1984, The Hunting Animal, London, Hutchinson.

Suzuki, A., 1975, The origin of hominid hunting: a primatological perspective. Pp. 259-278 in Socioecology and Psychology of Primates, Tuttle, R. H., (ed.), The Hague, Mouton.

Szalay, F. S., 1975, Hunting-scavenging protohominids: A model for hominid origins, Man 10: 420-429.

Teleki, G., 1975, Primate subsistence patterns: collector-predators and gatherer-hunters, Journal of Human Evolution 4: 125-184.

Washburn, S. L. and Lancaster, J. B., 1968, The evolution of hunting. Pp. 293-303 in Man the Hunter, Lee, R. B. and de Vore, I., (eds.), Chicago, Aldine.

Wrangham, R. & Peterson, D., 1996, Demonic Males, New York, Houghton-Mifflin.


Hunting Among Non-human Primates

Boesch, C. and Boesch, H., 1989, Hunting behavior of wild chimpanzees in the Tai National Park, Am. J. Physical Anthropol., 78: 547-73.

Busse, C. D., 1977, Chimpanzee predation as a possible factor in the evolution of red colobus monkey social organization, Evolution, 31: 907-11.

Butynski, T. M., 1982, Vertebrate predation by primates: a review of hunting patterns and prey, Journal of Human Evolution, 11: 421-430.

McGrew, W. C., Tutin, C. E. G., Baldwin, P. J., Sharman, M. J., and Whiten, A., 1978, Primates preying upon vertebrates: new records from west Africa, Carnivore 1: 41-45.

Stanford, C.B., The hunting ecology of wild chimpanzees: implications for the evolutionary ecology of Pliocene hominids, Department of Anthropology, University of Southern California.

Stanford, C.B., in press, Primates as predators and as prey. Pp. 16-62 in The Colobus and the Chimpanzee, Harvard University Press, in press.

Stanford, C.B., Wallis, J., Matama, H., and Goodall, J., in press, Patterns of predation by chimpanzees on red colobus monkets in Gombe National Park, 1982-1991, Amer. J. Physical Anthropology.

Stanford, C.B., Wallis, J., Mpongo, E., and Goodall, J., Hunting decisions in wild chimpanzees, Dept. of Anthropology, Univ. Southern California.

Teleki, G., 1973, The Predatory Behavior of Wild Chimpanzees, New Jersey, Associated University Presses, Inc.

Traditional Hunting Practices


Bailey, R.C., Head, G., Jenike, M., Owen, B., Rechtman, R., and Zechenter, E., 1989, Hunting and gathering in the tropical rain forest: Is it possible?, American Anthropologist, 91: 59-82.

Ballantyne, R.M., 1904, The gorilla hunters: a tale of the wilds of Africa. Campbell, A., 1980, Some aspects of traditional wildlife utilization in Botswana. Pp. 151-61 in Proceedings of the Fifth Regional Wildlife Conference for Eastern and Central Africa, Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Gaborone, South Africa.

Durham, W.H., 1991, Neutrality and opposition: from cultural reason to cannibalism. Pp. 361-418 in Co-evolution: Genes Culture and Human Diversity, Durham, W.H., Stanford, California, Stanford University Press.

Gajdusek, D.C., 1986, Kuru: Lessons from a plague in a primitive New Guinea people, Lecture 2 of the 1986 Prather Lectures in Biology, Harvard University, March 1986, Video, Harvard University Archives.

Gajdusek, D.C., Gibbs, C.J. Jr., and Alpers, M., 1967, Transmission and passage of experimental "kuru" to chimpanzees, Science 155: 212-14.

Harako, R., 1982, The cultural ecology of hunting behavior among Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri Forest, Zaire. Pp. 499-555, in Omnivorous Primates, Harding, R.S.O. and Teleki, G. (eds.), New York, Columbia University Press.

Merfield, F.G. and Miller, H., 1956, Gorilla Hunter, New York, Farrar, Straus, and Cudahy.

Mitchell, A. H., and Tilson, R. L., 1986, Restoring the balance: traditional hunting and primate conservation in the Mentawai islands, Indonesia. Pp. 249-260 in Primate Ecology and Conservation, Else, J. G. and Lee, P. C. (eds.), Cambridge University Press, London.

Mitchell, J.G., 1980, The Hunt, New York, Knopf.

Sagan, E., 1974, Cannibalism: Human Aggression and Social Form,

Sartore, 1994, Humans eating humans: the dark shadow of cannibalism,

Sato, H., 1983, Hunting of the Boyela, slash-and-burn agriculturalists, in the Central Zaire Forest, Afr. Study Monogr., 4: 1-54.

Impact of Hunting on Wildlife


Box, H.O., 1991, Primate Responses to Environmental Change, Chapman and Hall.

Caldecott, J.O., 1987, Hunting and Wildlife Management in Sarawak, IUCN, Gland and Cambridge.

Gadsby, E. L., and Jenkins, P. D., 1992, Wildlife and hunting in the proposed Etinde Forest Reserve, Consultant report to the government of Cameroon, Ministry of Agriculture, Cameroon.

Johnson, K., unpublished manuscript, Hunting in the Budongo Forest, Uganda

Kano, T. and Asato, R., 1994, Hunting pressure on chimpanzees and gorillas in the Motaba River area, northeastern Congo, African Study Monographs, 15 (3): 143-162.

Kavanagh, M., Eudey, A.A., and Mack, D., 1987, The effects of live trapping and trade on primate populations. Pp. 147-77, in Primate Conservation in the Tropical Rain Forest, Marsh, C.W. and Mittermeier, R.A. (eds.), Alan R. Liss, New York.

King, S., 1994, Utilization of Wildlife in Bakossiland, West Cameroon, with particular reference to primates, TRAFFIC Bulletin, 14: 63-73.

Lahm, S., 1993, Utilization of forest resources and local variation of wildlife populations in northeastern Gabon. In Tropical Forests, People and Food, Hladik, C.M., Hladik, A., Linares, O.F., Pagezy, H., Semple, A., Hadley, M. (eds.), Man and the Biosphere Series, volume 13, Paris, UNESCO and Parthenon Publishing Group.

Lahm, S.,1995, Gabon's village hunting: Assessing it's impact, African Wildlife Update, May-June.

Mittermeier, R. A., 1987, Effects of hunting on rain forest primates. Pp. 109-146 in Primate Conservation in the Tropical Rain Forest, New York, Alan R. Liss.

Muchaal, Pia K. and Germain Ngandjui. 1999. Impact of Village Hunting on Wildlife Populations in the Western Dja Reserve, Cameroon. Conservation Biology 13, No. 2: 385-396.

Muchaal, P.K. and Germain, N., 1995, Wildlife populations in the western Dja reserve (Cameroon): an assessment of the impact of village hunting and alternatives for sustainable utilization, Final report to the Ministry of Environment and Forests of the Republic of Cameroon.

Oates, J.F., 1996, Habitat Alteration, hunting, and the conservation of folivorous primates in African forests, Australian Journal of Ecology, 21:1-9.

Peres, C. A., 1990, Effects of hunting on western Amazonian primate communities, Biol. Cons., 54: 47-59.


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