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Nov 09, 2018 The 9th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evolution

【場所】京都大学北部キャンパス 理学研究科セミナーハウス

Date & Time: November 20th, 2018 12:30-18:30
Venue: Science Seminar House, North Campus of Yoshida Campus, Kyoto University
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Oct 12, 2018 New Article: How snakes find prey underwater: sea snakes use visual and chemical cues for foraging.

Kutsuma R, Sasai T, Kishida T(2018) Zoological Science, in press.


Oct 11, 2018 Spatial positioning of individuals in a group of feral horses: a case study using drone technology.

Inoue, S., Yamamoto, S., Ringhofer, M. et al. Mamm Res (2018). doi: 10.1007/s13364-018-0400-2


Sep 18, 2018 The 14th International Conference on Environmental Enrichment (ICEE 2019)

Tickets sales and abstract submission for ICEE 2019 are now open. Please refer to the detailed explanation given in the following site:


Aug 20, 2018 Elephants crossing - Roads most travelled

WRC student Nachiketha Sharma contributed an article to an online-magzine called Saeuvs

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Aug 09, 2018 [New Article] Conservation conundrum: Endangered predators eating endangered prey.

Fred B. Bercovitch (2018) African Journal of Ecology Volume 56, Issue 3 Pages 434-435. doi: 10.1111/aje.12545


Aug 09, 2018 [New Article] Movement patterns and herd dynamics among South African giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa)

Francois Deacon, Fred B. Bercovitch (2018) African Journal of Ecology Volume 56, Issue 3 Pages 620-628. doi: 10.1111/aje.12514


Jul 13, 2018 In Celebration of the First Ever World Chimpanzee Day

"Tanabata" themed celebration of the first ever World Chimpanzee Day at Kumamoto Sanctuary, the only sanctuary for chimpanzees in Japan.

Jul 04, 2018 [New Article] Estimation of chimpanzee age based on DNA methylation.

Ito H, Udono T, Hirata S, Inoue-Murayama M (2018)
Scientific Reports, 8:9998 doi


Jun 27, 2018 [New Article] Cutting-edge infrared thermography as a new tool to explore animal emotions

Sato Y, Kano F, Hirata S (2018) Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, Volume 68, Issue 1 Pages 1-15. 10.2502/janip.68.1.7


May 28, 2018 The 8th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evolution

The 8th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evolution: Wildlife Science by Environmental DNA Analysis
Date: June 05, 2018 / Venue: Science Seminar House, Kyoto University
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Apr 06, 2018 [New Publication] Beneficial effect of hot spring bathing on stress levels in Japanese macaques.

Takeshita, R.S.C., Bercovitch, F.B., Kinoshita, K. et al. Primates (2018). doi: 10.1007/s10329-018-0655-x


Mar 12, 2018 [New Publication] Modeling habitat suitability for chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) in the Greater Nimba Landscape, Guinea, West Africa

Fitzgerald M, Coulson R, Lawing A, Matsuzawa T, Koops K (2018) Primates, doi: 10.1007/s10329-018-0657-8


Mar 11, 2018 [New Publication] Is Hair Cortisol Useful for Animal Welfare Assessment? Review of Studies in Captive Chimpanzees

Yamanashi Y (2018) Aquatic Mammals, 44(2):201-210, doi: 10.1578/AM.44.2.2018.201


Mar 04, 2018 Presentation Award

Our Students Win Presentation Award at the 9th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science


Feb 19, 2018 Zoouniversity 8 in Hiroshima

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018 / Venue:Asa Zoological Park Now Accepting Poster Submissions (Deadline: Feb 28)


Feb 08, 2018 WRC 10th Anniversary Symposium

On Monday, June 11, 2018 / At Kyoto University Shiran Kaikan