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Geographic variation in orangutan behavior and biology: Its functional interpretation and its mechanistic basis

Carel P. van Schaik, Andrew J. Marshall, and Serge A. Wich

in Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213276
eISBN:
9780191707568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213276.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Extensive field data are available for three (out of four) Pongo taxa: the Sumatran P. abelii and the Bornean P. pygmaeus wurmbii of west and central Kalimantan and P. p. morio of east Kalimantan and ... More


From the Halls of Montezuma to the Shores of Tripoli (New York): Populations, Subspecies, and Geographic Variation in Ornamental Coloration

Geoffrey E. Hill

in A Red Bird in a Brown Bag: The Function and Evolution of Colorful Plumage in the House Finch

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195148480
eISBN:
9780199893683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148480.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents the biogeography of the House Finches, which has an extensive range across North America. House Finches were accidentally established by people on the east coast in the mid-20th ... More


Meeting the Tiger and the Other Big Cats

Peter Boomgaard

in Frontiers of Fear: Tigers and People in the Malay World, 1600-1950

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085396
eISBN:
9780300127591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085396.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents the details about nomenclature, subspecies, physical characteristics, and numbers of tigers. The scientific name, Panthera tigris is based on a classification of all Felidae, ... More


Race Science

David Livingstone Smith

in On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190923006
eISBN:
9780190092566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923006.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explains why science cannot underwrite ideas about race. It argues that old, prescientific beliefs about the fabric of reality often evolve into newer, scientific ones. The chapter first ... More


Genetics and the Reconstruction of African Population History

Francesc Calafell and David Comas

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the possibility of subspecific divergence in Plio-Pleistocene hominins. The fossil record is patchy and hence it is notoriously difficult to assess adequately whether structured ... More


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