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Ian C Gilby, Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests:
Evolution of cooperation, primate behavioral ecology, chimpanzee behavior.

Research Summary:
Specific projects include food sharing, hunting, social relationships, dominance strategies.

Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Gilby, I. C., Emery Thompson, M., Ruane, J., Wrangham, R.W.. "No evidence of short-term exchange of meat for sex among chimpanzees." Journal of Human Evolution 59 (2010): 44-53.
  2. Crofoot, M.C., Gilby, I. C., Wikelski, M.C., & Kays, R.W.. "Interaction location outweighs the competitive advantage of numerical superiority in Cebus capucinus intergroup contests." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 105 (2008): 577-581.
  3. Gilby, I.C., & Wrangham, R.W.. "Association patterns among wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) reflect sex differences in cooperation." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62 (2008): 1831-1842.
  4. Gilby, I.C., & Wrangham, R.W.. "Risk-prone hunting by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) increases during periods of high diet quality." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61 (2007): 1771-1779.
  5. Gilby, I.C.. "Meat sharing among the Gombe chimpanzees: Harassment and reciprocal exchange." Animal Behaviour 71 (2006): 953-963.

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2004
  • BA, Carleton College, 1996

Contact Info: 

206A Biological Sciences Building | (919) 660-7282 | ian.gilby@duke.edu | http://www.duke.edu/~ig25/

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