Swedell Publications

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Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

Amann, A., Pines, M., & Swedell, L. (2017) Contexts and consequences of takeovers in hamadryas baboons: female parity, reproductive state, and observational evidence of pregnancy loss. American Journal of Primatology (DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22649). 

Städele, V., Pines, M., Swedell, L., & Vigilant, L. (2016) The ties that bind: maternal kin bias in a multilevel primate society despite natal dispersal by both sexes. American Journal of Primatology (DOI:10.1002/ajp.22537).

Chowdhury, S., Pines, M., Saunders, J., & Swedell, L. (2015) The adaptive value of secondary males in the polygynous multi-level society of hamadryas baboons. Americal Journal of Physical Anthropology 158: 501-513 (DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22804).

Pines, M., Chowdhury, S., Saunders, J., & Swedell, L. (2015) The rise and fall of leader males in a multi-level society: takeovers and tenures of male hamadryas baboons. American Journal of Primatology 77: 44-55 (DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22309).

Städele, V., Van Doren, V., Pines, M., Swedell, L., & Vigilant, L. (2015) Fine-scale genetic assessment of sex-specific dispersal patterns in a multilevel primate society. Journal of Human Evolution 78: 103-113 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2014.10.019).

Swedell, L., Leedom, L., Saunders, J., & Pines, M. (2014) Sexual Conflict in a Polygynous Primate: Costs and Benefits of a Male-Imposed Mating System. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68: 263-273 (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00265-013-1641-3).

Johnson, C.A., Raubenheimer, D., Rothman, J.M., Clarke, D, & Swedell, L. (2013) 30 Days in the Life: Daily Nutrient Balancing in a Wild Chacma Baboon. PLOS ONE 8(7): e70383 (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070383).

Swedell, L. & Plummer, T. (2012) A Papionin Multilevel Society as a Model for Hominin Social Evolution. International Journal of Primatology 33: 1165-1193 (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10764-012-9600-9).

Schreier, A. & Swedell, L. (2012) The Socioecology of Network Scaling Ratios in the Multilevel Society of Hamadryas Baboons. International Journal of Primatology 33: 1069-1080 (DOI: 10.1007/s10764-011-9572-1).

Matsuda, I., Zhang, P., Swedell, L., Mori, U., Tuuga, A., Bernard, H., & Sueur, C. (2012) Comparisons of Inter-Individual Relationships among Nonhuman Primates Living in Multilevel Societies. International Journal of Primatology 33: 1038-1053 (DOI: 10.1007/s10764-012-9616-1).

Johnson, C., Swedell, L., & Rothman, J. (2012) Feeding Ecology of Olive Baboons (Papio anubis) in the Kibale Forest, Uganda: Preliminary Results on Diet and Food Selection. African Journal of Ecology 50: 367-370 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2011.01316.x).

Schreier, A., & Swedell, L. (2012) Ecology and Sociality in a Multilevel Society: Ecological Determinants of Social Cohesion in Hamadryas Baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 148: 580-588 (DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22076).

Pines, M., Saunders, J., & Swedell, L. (2011) Alternative Routes to the Leader Male Role: Follower versus Solitary Male Strategies and Outcomes in Hamadryas Baboons.  American Journal of Primatology 73: 679-691 (DOI: 10.1002/ajp.20951).

Pines, M. & Swedell, L.  (2011) Not without a Fair Fight: Failed Abductions of Females in Wild Hamadryas Baboons.  Primates 52: 249-252 (DOI: 10.1007/s10329-011-0242-x).

Swedell, L., Saunders, J., Schreier, A., Davis, B., Tesfaye, T., & Pines, M. (2011) Female “Dispersal” in Hamadryas Baboons: Transfer among Social Units in a Multilevel Society. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 145: 360-370 (DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.21504).

Swedell, L. (2011) African Papionins: Diversity of Social Organization and Ecological Flexibility.  IN Primates in Perspective, Second Edition, edited by C. Campbell, A. Fuentes, K. MacKinnon, S. Bearder, & R. Stumpf.  New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 241-277.

van Doorn, A., O’Riain, M.J., & Swedell, L. (2010) The Effects of Extreme Seasonality of Climate and Day Length on the Activity Budget and Diet of Semi-Commensal Chacma Baboons (Papio ursinus) in the Cape Peninsula of South Africa. American Journal of Primatology 72: 104-112.

Schreier, A. & Swedell, L. (2009) The Fourth Level of Social Structure in a Multi-Level Society: Ecological and Social Functions of Clans in Hamadryas Baboons. American Journal of Primatology 71: 948-955.

Swedell, L. & Schreier, A. (2009) Male Aggression Towards Females in Hamadryas Baboons: Conditioning, Coercion, and Control. IN Sexual Coercion in Primates: An Evolutionary Perspective on Male Aggression Against Females, edited by M. Muller and R. Wrangham.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, pp. 244-268.

Swedell, L., Hailemeskel, G., & Schreier, A. (2008) Composition and Seasonality of Diet in Wild Hamadryas Baboons: Preliminary Findings from Filoha. Folia Primatologica 79: 476-490.

Schreier, A. & Swedell, L. (2008) Use of Palm Trees as a Sleeping Site by Hamadryas Baboons in Ethiopia.  American Journal of Primatology 70: 107-113.

Swedell, L. & Leigh, S. (2006) Perspectives on Reproduction and Life History in Baboons. IN Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons: Behavioral, Ecological, and Life History Perspectives, edited by L. Swedell & S. Leigh. New York: Springer, pp. 1-15.

Swedell, L. & Saunders, J. (2006) Infant Mortality, Paternity Certainty, and Female Reproductive Strategies in Hamadryas Baboons. IN Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons: Behavioral, Ecological, and Life History Perspectives, edited by L. Swedell & S. Leigh.  New York: Springer, pp. 19-51.

Swedell, L. & Tesfaye, T. (2003) Infant Mortality After Takeovers in Wild Ethiopian Hamadryas Baboons. American Journal of Primatology 60: 113-118.

Swedell, L. (2002a) Affiliation Among Females in Wild Hamadryas Baboons (Papio hamadryas hamadryas). International Journal of Primatology 23: 1205-1226.

Swedell, L. (2002b) Ranging Behavior, Group Size, and Behavioral Flexibility in Ethiopian Hamadryas Baboons (Papio hamadryas hamadryas).  Folia Primatologica 73: 95-103.

Swedell, L. (2000) Two Takeovers in Wild Hamadryas Baboons. Folia Primatologica 71: 169-172.

Swedell, L. (1997) Patterns of Reconciliation Among Captive Gelada Baboons (Theropithecus gelada).  Primates 38: 327-332.

 

Books:

Swedell, L. (2006) Strategies of Sex and Survival in Hamadryas Baboons: Through a Female Lens, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.

Swedell, L. & Leigh, S., editors. (2006)  Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons: Behavioral, Ecological, and Life History Perspectives.  Springer, New York.

 

Abstracts of Conference Presentations:

Chowdhury, S., Pines, M., Saunders, J., Swedell, L. (2013) To commit or play the field: costs and benefits of male mating strategies in hamadryas versus chacma baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 56: 98-99.

Britton, G.A.O., Yeoman, C.J., Fashing, P.J., Nguyen, N., Swedell, L., White, B.A., Wilson, B.A., Stumpf, R.M., Nelson, K.E., Torralba, M., Gillis, M., Leigh, S.R., Dominy, N.J. (2013) Microbial adaptations facilitate non-ruminant Theropithecus gelada grazing behavior in northern Ethiopia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 56: 88-89.

Chowdhury, S., & Swedell, L. (2012) Social stability in the face of environmental and social instability: social network analysis of a small troop of raiding chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) in the Cape Peninsula of South Africa and implications for wildlife management. Proceedings of the XXIVth Congress of the International Primatological Society.

Matsuda, I., Zhang, P., Swedell, L., Mori, U., Tuuga, A., Bernard, H., & Sueur, C. (2012) A comparison of intra-unit relationships between colobines and the cercopithecines with multi-level social systems: Effects of female dispersal patterns. Proceedings of the XXIVth Congress of the International Primatological Society.

Johnson, C.A., Clarke, D., Rebeiro, B., Rothman, J. M., & Swedell, L. (2012) Nutritional composition of foods eaten by chacma baboons in the Tokai Forest of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 54: 175.

Chowdhury, S. & Swedell, L. (2011) Intertroop dynamics and sociality of suburban chacma baboons in the Cape Peninsula. Abstract available at http://www.peggweb.com (talk at 2011 Annual Meeting of South African Primate Ecology and Genetics Group).

Johnson, C., Swedell, L., & Rothman, J. (2011) Feeding ecology of olive baboons in the Kibale forest: preliminary results on diet and food selection. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 52: 179.

van Doorn, A.C., O’Riain, M.J., Swedell, L. (2010) Behaving, but at what cost?  The effects of a management technique on a chacma baboon troop in South Africa. Proceedings of the XXIIIth Congress of the International Primatological Society.

Schreier, A.L., Swedell, L. (2010) Food distribution and social cohesion in hamadryas baboons: Testing the assumptions behind the evolution of hamadryas social structure. Proceedings of the XXIIIth Congress of the International Primatological Society.

Schreier, A.L., Swedell, L.  (2010) Resource availability and social structure in wild hamadryas baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 50: 209.

Swedell, L., Plummer, T. (2009) Hamadryas baboons as an analog for social evolution in Homo erectusAmerican Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 48: 362.

Stephenson, J., Swedell, L., O’Riain, M.J. (2008)  Behavioral indicators of stress in female chacma baboons: Social structure, female reproductive state, and human impact.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 46: 200.

Steiper, M., Swedell, L., Chowdhury, S., & Garrett, E. (2008) A comparison of inexpensive methods for obtaining DNA from feces in baboons.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 46: 200.

Swedell, L., Saunders, J., Pines, M., Schreier, A., & Davis, B. (2008)  Alternative reproductive strategies in male hamadryas baboons: Leaders, followers, and solitary males.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 46: 203.

Schreier, A. & Swedell, L. (2007) Evidence for Clans in a Population of Wild Hamadryas Baboons.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 44: 209-210.

Swedell, L. & Schreier, A. (2006) Male Aggression Towards Females in Hamadryas Baboons.  Proceedings of the XXIth Congress of the International Primatological Society.

Swedell, L. (2005) Dispersal by Force: Residence Patterns of Wild Female Hamadryas Baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 40: 202.

Swedell, L. & Saunders, J. (2003) Female Reproductive Strategies in Hamadryas Baboons: Paternity Certainty, Infanticide Avoidance, and Copulation Calls. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 36: 204.

Swedell, L. (2002) Reproductive Parameters and Asynchronous Reproduction in Wild Hamadryas Baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 34: 152.

Nystrom, P., Swedell, L., Phillips-Conroy, J., & Jolly, C. (2002) Dental Microwear Patterns in Hamadryas and Anubis Baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 34: 119.

Swedell, L. & Woolley-Barker, T. (2001) Dispersal and Philopatry in Hamadryas Baboons: A Re-Evaluation Based on Behavioral and Genetic Evidence. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 32: 146.

Swedell, L. (2000) Social Interactions Among Female Hamadryas Baboons: Implications for the Evolution of Hamadryas Baboon Social Organization. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 30: 297-298.

Swedell, L. (1999) Female Friendships in a Non-Female-Bonded Species: Social Relationships Between Females in Wild Hamadryas Baboons, Papio hamadryas hamadryas. American Journal of Primatology 49: 106-107.

Swedell, L. (1999) Two Takeovers in Wild Hamadryas Baboons (Papio hamadryas hamadryas) and the Subsequent Re-Acquisition of a Female by a Deposed Leader Male. American Journal of Primatology 49: 107.

Keane, B., Valderrama, X., Swedell, L., Dittus, W., & Melnick, D. (1994) Paternity Exclusion in Wild Toque Macaques Using Genetic Markers. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 18: 120.