The Twenty-sixth ASP Meeting Scientific Program

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2003 : Pre-Conference
    09:00 AM-04:00 PM: Session 1: ALL ABOUT PRIMATES! A WORKSHOP FOR K-12 TEACHERS (SPONSORED BY THE ASP EDUCATION COMMITTEE AND THE CALGARY ZOO): Susan Howell, Organizer (Calgary Zoo)
Pre-Conference Workshop  [1]
      Wednesday, July 30, 2003 : Day One
    09:00 AM-12:00 PM: ALL ABOUT PRIMATES! A WORKSHOP FOR K-12 TEACHERS (SPONSORED BY THE ASP EDUCATION COMMITTEE AND THE CALGARY ZOO): Susan Howell, Organizer (Calgary Zoo)
Pre-Conference Workshop  [2]
    09:00 AM-12:00 PM: Session 2: Managing Behavioral Health and Environmental Enrichment of Laboratory Primates: Jim Weed, Kate Baker, & Carolyn Crockett, Organizers (Science Theatres 129)
Pre-Conference Workshop  [3]
    11:00 AM-06:00 PM: Conference Registration (Science Theatres Foyer)
    11:00 AM-06:00 PM: Exhibit and Silent Auction Set-up (Science Theatres TBA)
    01:00 PM-04:00 PM: Membership and Finance (Science Theatres 131)
Committee Meeting
    01:00 PM-05:00 PM: Research and Development (Science Theatres 129)
    01:00 PM-05:00 PM: Conservation (Science Theatres 133)
Committee Meeting
    01:00 PM-05:00 PM: Awards and Recognition (Science Theatres 141)
Committee Meeting
    02:00 PM-05:00 PM: Program Committee (Science Theatres 135)
Committee Meeting
    02:00 PM-05:00 PM: Publications (Science Theatres 143)
Committee Meeting
    03:00 PM-05:00 PM: Education (Science Theatres 147)
Committee Meeting
    07:00 PM-09:00 PM: Opening Reception (Alberta Room West)
      Thursday, July 31, 2003 : Day Two
    06:30 AM-08:00 AM: Past President's Breakfast (Science Theatres TBA)
    07:00 AM-08:30 AM: Breakfast (Lot 21)
    08:00 AM-08:30 AM: Opening Remarks (Science Theatres 148)
Marilyn Norconk, ASP Program Chair; James Paterson, ASP Local Hosts' Chair; University of Calgary President: Harvey P. Weingarten, UC Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Steven J. Randall; Jeffrey French, ASP President.
    08:30 AM-09:30 AM: RESTORING MONKEYS TO TROPICAL HABITATS: LESSONS FROM A COSTA RICAN DRY FOREST: Linda M. Fedigan (Science Theatres 148)
2003 ASP Keynote Address  [4]
    09:30 AM-09:45 AM: Break (Science Theatres Foyer)
  + 09:45 AM-12:00 PM: Session 3: Contributed Papers: Infant Development; Carol Berman, Moderator (Science Theatres 141)
  + 09:45 AM-11:45 AM: Session 4: Contributed Papers: Ecology; Shawn Lehman, Moderator (Science Theatres 143)
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Poster Set-up (The "Pit", Science Theatres)
    12:00 PM-01:30 PM: Lunch (South Lawn of MacEwan Student Centre)
    01:30 PM-02:30 PM: EARLY PREGNANCY: SUCCESSES AND FAILURES: Andrew G. Hendrickx (Science Theatres 148)
ASP Distinguished Primatologist, 2002  [22]
    02:30 PM-02:45 PM: Break (Science Theatres Foyer)
  + 02:45 PM-05:15 PM: Session 5: Contributed Papers: Learning, Cognition and Language; Michael Owren, Moderator (Science Theatres 141)
  + 02:45 PM-05:00 PM: Session 6: Graduate Student Invited Symposium on Primate Sexual Selection - Current Research: Joyce A. Parga, Symposium Organizer and Moderator (Science Theatres 143)  [view]
    05:00 PM-07:00 PM: Executive Committee Meeting (Science Theatres TBA)
  - 07:00 PM-09:30 PM: Session 7: University of Calgary Poster Session and Contributed Posters. Session Chair: Mary Pavelka. (The "Pit", Science Theatres)
            Colony Management/Enrichment
    ACCOMODATIONS IN LABORATORY HUSBANDRY TO MEET SPECIFIC NEEDS OF OWL MONKEYS (Aotus spp.)

S. V. Gibson, B. Naylor, G. Tustin[79]
    Sniffing their Way Around: Observations on Captive Owl Monkeys

C. M. Chambers, S. Evans[80]
    USE OF SPACE, CAGE FEATURES, AND MANIPULABLE OBJECTS BY LABORATORY PRIMATES: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND SPECIES VARIABILITY

K. Smith, M. St. Claire, R. Byrum, S. Harbaugh, J. Harbaugh, J. Erwin[81]
    A RAPID HOME CAGE PROCEDURE FOR ASSESSING INDIVIDUAL, SPECIES, AND SEX DIFFERENCES IN BEHAVIORAL REACTIVITY OF MONKEYS

K. L. Bentson, C. M. Crockett, J. C. Ha[82]
    USING POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT TRAINING TECHNIQUES TO FACILITATE THE COLLECTION OF SEMEN IN CHIMPANZEES (Pan troglodytes).

J. E. Perlman, T. R. Bowsher, S. N. Braccini, T. J. Kuehl, S. J. Schapiro[83]
    MACRO- AND MICRO-NUTRIENT CONTENT OF THE DIET OF SOCIALLY-HOUSED CHIMPANZEES (Pan troglodytes) AT THE PRIMATE FOUNDATION OF ARIZONA

R. Callahan, C. Scarry, S. Howell, M. Schwandt, J. Fritz[84]
    ‘NESTING’ OR BED-BUILDING IN CAPTIVE CHIMPANZEES (PAN TROGLODYTES)

E. Videan, W. C. McGrew[85]
    SEX DIFFERENCES IN ACTIVITY LEVELS AMONG CAPTIVE CHIMPANZEES (Pan troglodytes)

C. Scarry, R. Callahan, S. Howell, M. Schwandt, J. Fritz[86]
    USE OF SPACE AND MANIPULABLE OBJECTS IN CHIMPANZEES: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL ENRICHMENT

K. Smith, T. Tobery, J. Erwin[87]
    THE EFFECT OF FOUR ENRICHMENT CONDITIONS ON ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR IN SEVEN SINGLY CAGED BABOONS (Papio hamadryas anubis)

S. Bourgeois, L. Brent[88]
    Space-Use by a Captive Group of Juvenile Olive Baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis)

D. Hartley[89]
    Effects of Cage Mounted Enrichment on Behavior of a Group of Juvenile Baboons (Papio anubis)

J. Mikels, J. Wallis[90]
    THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GROUP DENSITY AND BEHAVIOR IN GROUP-HOUSED RHESUS MACAQUES (Macaca mulatta)

A. Maier, J. L. McMillan, S. Poerstel, K. Coleman[91]
    SUCCESSFUL INTRODUCTIONS OF Macaca nemestrina INFANTS TO THEIR MOTHERS FOLLOWING CESAREAN DELIVERY

R. U. Bellanca, D. R. Koberstein[92]
    Pair- and Singly-housed Adult Male M. fascicularis' Behavioral Response to Varying Video Tape Subject Matter

L. Watson[93]
            Conservation
    PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF THE FOREST FRAGMENTS IN MASINDI DISTRICT, UGANDA

T. Weldon, J. Wallis[54]
    GREAT APES LIVING IN UNESCO'S BIOSPHERE RESERVES

L. Spini, S. Mankoto Ma Mbaelele, P. Bridgewater[55]
            Demography/Population Studies
    A DEMOGRAPHIC COMPARISON OF WILD CHIMPANZEES FROM GOMBE AND A MANAGED POPULATION FROM NORTH AMERICAN ZOOS

J. M. Earnhardt, S. R. Ross, E. V. Lonsdorf, A. E. Pusey[56]
    DEMOGRAPHY IN A GROUP OF WOOLLY MONKEYS, Lagothrix lagotricha, AT LA MACARENA, COLOMBIA

A. Nishimura[57]
    SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE IN PHAYRE'S LEAF MONKEYS

C. Borries, E. Larney, A. M. Derby, A. Koenig[58]
    THE PRIMATE COMMUNITY OF PHU KHIEO WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, NORTHEAST THAILAND

A. Koenig, E. Larney, K. Kreetiyutanont, C. Borries[59]
    DISTRIBUTION AND CONSERVATION STATUS OF WILD PRIMATES IN THE YUCATÁN PENINSULA

J. Serio-Silva, v. Rico-Gray, G. Ramos-Fernandez[60]
    LOCOMOTION AND FEEDING ON THE GROUND BY BLACK HOWLER MONKEYS (Alouatta pigra) IN A VERY FRAGMENTED HABITAT OF RANCHERIA LEONA VICARIO, BALANCAN TABASCO, MEXICO

G. Pozo-Montuy, J. C. Serio-Silva[61]
            Ecology
    SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND ORGANIZATION OF COMMON SQUIRREL MONKEYS (Saimiri sciureus): CAPTIVE VS. NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS

P. Barnes, J. Paterson[39]
    SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENRICHMENT IN A CAPTIVE TROOP OF WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLAS (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)

C. Sendall, A. Melin, J. Paterson[40]
    EVALUATING SOCIAL INFLUENCES ON FOOD PROCESSING BEHAVIOR IN WHITE-FACED CAPUCHINS (Cebus capucinus)

R. C. O'Malley, L. M. Fedigan[41]
    DIET AND ACTIVITY IN CENTRAL AMERICAN BLACK HOWLERS (Alouatta pigra) IN MONKEY RIVER, BELIZE

M. Pavelka, K. Knopff[42]
    THE EFFECT OF GROUP SIZE AND FOOD ABUNDANCE ON CONTEST AND SCRAMBLE COMPETITION IN Alouatta palliata

F. LaRose[43]
    HORMONAL AND BEHAVIORAL EVIDENCE OF NON-CONCEPTIVE MATING IN WILD FEMALE WHITE-FACED CAPUCHINS (Cebus capucinus), SANTA ROSA NATIONAL PARK, COSTA RICA

S. D. Carnegie, L. M. Fedigan, T. E. Ziegler[44]
    FUNCTION AND MECHANISMS OF ALARM CALLS, LOST CALLS AND CONTACT CALLS IN WHITE-FACED CAPUCHINS

S. Digweed, L. M. Fedigan[45]
    THE EFFECTS OF FOREST FRAGMENT SIZE AND ISOLATION ON MONKEY DENSITY IN A COSTA RICAN TROPICAL DRY FOREST

H. DeGama-Blanchet, L. M. Fedigan[46]
    USING GIS (ARCVIEW) TO CALCULATE HOME RANGE FOR BELIZEAN HOWLER MONKEYS BEFORE AND AFTER A MAJOR HABITAT DISTURBANCE

T. Wyman, M. Pavelka[47]
    THE EFFECT OF HURRICANE IRIS ON THE ACTIVITY BUDGETS AND DIET OF A POPULATION OF CENTRAL AMERICAN BLACK HOWLERS

A. Behie, M. Pavelka[48]
    POPULATION SIZE AND COMPOSITION IN Alouatta pigra IN SOUTHERN BELIZE BEFORE AND AFTER A HURRICANE

M. Pavelka, L. McKenzie[49]
    CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF HURRICANE IRIS (2001) ON HOWLER MONKEY (Alouatta pigra) HABITAT CONNECTIVITY IN BELIZE

S. Alexander, N. Bywater, M. Pavelka[53]
    Insect Predation Techniques Suggest Predator-Sensitive Foraging in a Group of White-Faced Sakis (Pithecia pithecia)

A. L. Harrison-Levine, M. A. Norconk, E. P. Cunningham[62]
    The use of visual, acoustic and olfactory information during embedded invertebrate foraging in brown capuchins (Cebus apella)

K. A. Phillips, L. M. Shauver Goodchild, M. E. Haas, M. J. Ulyan, S. Petro[63]
    FEEDING ECOLOGY OF THE BLACK HOWLER MONKEY (Alouatta pigra) IN CALAKMUL, MEXICO.

A. Rivera, S. Calmé[64]
    Ranging in a group of red-handed howlers (Alouatta belzebul discolor) in southern Amazonia

L. P. Pinto, E. Z. Setz[65]
    HABITAT SURVEY OF TINJIL ISLAND NATURAL HABITAT BREEDING FACILITY

J. A. McNulty, R. C. Kyes, E. Iskandar[70]
    ASSESSING PRODUCTION SPECIFICITY OF FREE RANGING SILKY SIFAKA (Propithecus DIADEMA CANDIDUS) "ANTIPREDATOR" VOCALIZATIONS: WEAK EVIDENCE FOR "AERIAL PREDATOR" BUT NOT "TERRESTRIAL PREDATOR" CALLS

E. R. Patel, C. S. Coke, A. Ritchie, C. Santorelli[72]
    Do age, rank, interaction with females and number of males in a group affect physiological stress in adult male ring-tailed lemurs?

L. Gould[73]
    MIXED-SPECIES ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN WILD GOLDEN-HEADED LION TAMARINS AND THE BIRD COMMUNITY AT UNA BIOLOGICAL RESERVE

S. E. Hankerson, J. M. Dietz, B. E. Raboy[76]
    AN ECOLOGICAL STUDY OF ERITREAN GRIVET MONKEYS (Cercopithecus aethiops aethiops): PRELIMINARY FINDINGS

C. Mowry[77]
    Seasonal variations in group encounter locations in free-ranging golden-lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia)

M. V. Rakhovskaya, A. G. Bush, J. Dietz[78]
            Feeding/Nutrition
    INCIDENCE OF VOMITING IN TWO WILD GROUPS OF BONNET MACAQUES (Macaca radiata).

E. Johnson, M. Cooper, E. Hill[66]
    NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF FREE-RANGING MEXICAN HOWLER MONKEYS (Alouatta palliata mexicana) IN VERACRUZ, MEXICO: SERUM CHEMISTRY, LIPOPROTEIN PROFILE, VITAMINS D, A, & E, CAROTENOIDS, AND MINERALS

S. D. Crissey, J. C. Serio-Silva, T. Meehan, K. A. Slifka, P. E. Bowen, M. Stacewicz-Sapuntzakis, M. F. Holick, T. C. Chen, J. Mathieu, G. Meerdink[67]
    The effect of dominance, reproductive state, and group size on body weight in bonnet macaques (Macaca radiata)

M. Cooper, M. S. Chaitra, M. Singh[69]
            Infant Development/Maternal Behavior
    ALLOPARENTAL CARE (INCLUDING ALLONURSING) IN FREE-RANGING SILKY SIFAKAS (Propithecus DIADEMA CANDIDUS) IN A PRIMARY NORTHEASTERN MONTANE RAINFOREST IN MADAGASCAR

E. R. Patel, C. S. Coke, A. Ritchie, C. Santorelli[71]
    The Secure Base Attachment / Exploration Security Scale (SBAESS): A simple measure of secure base use in free-ranging infant rhesus monkeys.

J. J. Warfield[74]
            Research Methods
    Does dye-marking influence individual behaviour? A case study in Colobus vellerosus

J. A. Teichroeb, P. Sicotte[50]
            Social Behavior
    AFFILIATION IN THE URSINE Colobus (Colobus vellerosus)

S. C. Marteinson, P. Sicotte[51]
    The Context of an Observed Infant-Killing Event in Cebus capucinus at Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica

K. C. MacKinnon[52]
    The Influence of Food Size and Distance on Communication by Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

D. A. Leavens, W. D. Hopkins[68]
    Adult male visibility and presence of other age/sex classes in a group of free-ranging patas monkeys (Erythrocebus patas) at La Parguera, Puerto Rico

E. L. Zucker[75]
      Friday, August 1, 2003 : Day Three
    07:00 AM-08:30 AM: Breakfast (Lot 21)
    08:00 AM-12:00 PM: Poster Set-up (The "Pit", Science Theatres)
  + 08:15 AM-11:45 AM: Session 8: Conservation of African Monkeys (Part I): Lindsay Magnuson & Mary Glenn, Symposium Organizers and Moderators (Science Theatres 141)  [94]
  + 08:15 AM-10:15 AM: Session 9: Ketamine: The Good, The Bad, And The Alternatives for Physiological and Behavioral Data Collection in Nonhuman Primates: Allyson J. Bennett, Organizer & Moderator (Science Theatres 143)  [105]
  + 10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Session 10: Contributed Papers: Colony Management & Enrichment. Lawrence Williams, Moderator. (Science Theatres 143) [113]
    12:00 PM-01:30 PM: Lunch (South Lawn of MacEwan Student Centre)
    12:00 PM-01:30 PM: Editorial Board Meeting (University Club, Jasper Room)
    01:30 PM-02:30 PM: IN THE KINGDOM OF GORILLAS: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION IN RWANDA, 1978-PRESENT: Amy Vedder (Science Theatres 148)  [120]
    02:30 PM-02:45 PM: Break (Science Theatres Foyer)
  + 02:45 PM-04:45 PM: Session 11: Conservation of African Monkeys (Part II): Mary Glenn & Lindsay Magnuson, Symposium Organizers and Moderators (Science Theatres 141)  [121]
  + 02:45 PM-04:30 PM: Session 12: Contributed Papers: Physiology, Immunology, Neuroscience, & Genetics. Larry Mai, Moderator. (Science Theatres 143)
    05:00 PM-06:30 PM: Board of Directors Meeting (Science Theatres TBA) [136]
  + 07:00 PM-09:30 PM: Session 13: Contributed Posters. Session Chair, Richard Harrison. (The "Pit", Science Theatres) [137]
    09:00 PM-11:30 PM: Bright at Night: Softball Extravaganza. Education Committee (Sue Howell, Chair), Organizers (Science Theatres TBA) [187]
      Saturday, August 2, 2003 : Day Four
    07:30 AM-08:30 AM: Breakfast (Science Theatres Foyer)
  + 08:15 AM-09:15 AM: Session 14: Contributed Papers: Primate Biology and Social Behavior. Evan Zucker, Moderator (Science Theatres 141)
  + 08:15 AM-10:45 AM: Session 15: Contributed Papers: Ecology and Social Organization. Janice Chism, Moderator (Science Theatres 143) [198]
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM: WHAT MARMOSETS HAVE TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE: Suzette D. Tardif (Science Theatres 148)  [208]
    12:00 PM-01:30 PM: Lunch (South Lawn of MacEwan Student Centre)
    01:30 PM-02:00 PM: Silent Auction Closing (Science Theatres TBA)
    02:00 PM-04:30 PM: Session 17: SURVIVING GRADUATE SCHOOL - A WORKSHOP THAT FOCUSES ON 'NAVIGATING IN A GENDERED WORLD': Deborah Overdorff (Science Theatres 141)  [210]
  + 02:00 PM-04:15 PM: Session 18: Contributed Papers: Social Behavior & Conservation. Carolyn Ehardt, moderator (Science Theatres 143)
    04:30 PM-06:00 PM: Business Meeting (Science Theatres 148) [219]
    07:00 PM-12:00 AM: Closing Banquet (Science Theatres TBA) [220]