Nicholas Ellwanger


Advisor: Dr. Thad Bartlett

Dissertation/Thesis Topic: Foraging strategies and habitat use of chacma baboons (Papio hamadryas ursinus) in an anthropogenic habitat in Western Cape, South Africa.

Research Interests: Primate behavioral ecology, human and non-human dietary and nutritional strategies, reproductive ecology, primate conservation, human-primate interface.

Publications: Ellwanger N and Gould L. 2011. “Variations in behavioral patterns between Lemur catta groups living in different forest types: Implications for Lemur conservation in Southern Madagascar”. Endangered Species Research 14: 259-270.

Gould L, Power M, Ellwanger N, and Rambeloarivony H. 2011. “Feeding behavior and nutrient intake in spiny forest-dwelling ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) during early gestation and early to mid-lactation periods: Compensating in a harsh environment. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 145: 469-479.




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