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Editor-in-Chief: Tetsuro Matsuzawa

ISSN: 0032-8332 (print version)
ISSN: 1610-7365 (electronic version)

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Highlights and Awards

Primates Social Impact Award 2016 

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2016 Award-winning article 

Jan A. R. A. M. van Hooff and Bas Lukkenaar
Captive chimpanzee takes down a drone: tool use toward a flying object
Primates 56 (4): 289-292
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Primates Most-Cited Paper Award 

2016 Award-winning articles 

Photos from the award ceremony: Goro Hanya (left) and Yamato Tsuji (right), receiving the award from Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Editor-in-Chief.
M. Firoj Jaman and Michael A. Huffman
The effect of urban and rural habitats and resource type on activity budgets of commensal rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Bangladesh
Primates 54(1):49–59
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Goro Hanya, Yamato Tsuji, and Cyril C. Grueter
Fruiting and flushing phenology in Asian tropical and temperate forests: implications for primate ecology
Primates 54(2):101–110
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Marni LaFleur, Michelle Sauther, Frank Cuozzo, Nayuta Yamashita, Ibrahim Antho Jacky Youssouf, and Richard Bender
Cathemerality in wild ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) in the spiny forest of Tsimanampetsotsa National Park: camera trap data and preliminary behavioral observations.
Primates 55(2):207–217
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2015 Award-winning article 

Goro Hanya, Yamato Tsuji, and Cyril C. Grueter
Fruiting and flushing phenology in Asian tropical and temperate forests: implications for primate ecology
Primates 54(2):101-110

2014 Award-winning article 

Goro Hanya, Nelly Ménard, Mohamed Qarro, Mohamed Ibn Tattou, Mieko Fuse, Dominique Vallet, Aya Yamada, Moe Go, Hino Takafumi, Riyou Tsujino, Naoki Agetsuma, and Kazuo Wada
Dietary adaptations of temperate primates: comparisons of Japanese and Barbary macaques
Primates 52(2):187-198

2013 Award-winning article 

Andrew J. J. MacIntosh, Alexander D. Hernandez, and Michael A. Huffman
Host age, sex, and reproductive seasonality affect nematode parasitism in wild Japanese macaques
Primates 51(4):353-364

2012 Award-winning article 

Claudia Kasper and Bernhard Voelkl
A social network analysis of primate groups
Primates 50(4):343-356

2011 Award-winning article 

Colin A. Chapman and Jessica M. Rothman
Within-species differences in primate social structure: evolution of plasticity and phylogenetic constraints
Primates 50(1):12-22

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