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Publications

Thurston C. Hicks, Sandra Tranquilli, Hjalmar Kuehl, Geneviève Campbell, Jeroen Swinkels, Laura Darby, Christophe Boesch, John Hart, Steph B.J. Menken. 2014. Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence: Discovery of a large, continuous population of Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii in the Central Uele region of northern DRC. Biological Conservation, 05.02.2014, DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.01.002

Hicks, Thurston C., Peter Roessingh, and Steph BJ Menken (2013). "Impact of Humans on Long-Distance Communication Behaviour of Eastern Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in the Northern Democratic Republic of the Congo." Folia Primatologica 84.3: 135-156.

Maisels, F., Strindberg, S., Blake, S., Wittemyer, G., Hart, J., Williamson, E.,Rostand Aba'a, R., Abitsi, G., Ambahe, R.D., Amsini, F., Parfait C. Bakabana, P.C., Hicks, T.C., Bayogo, R.E., Bechem, M., Rene, R., Bezangoye, A.N., Boudjan, P., Bout, N., Akou, M.E., Bene, L.B., Fosso, B., Greengrass, E., Grossmann, F.,Ikamba-Nkulu, C., Ilambu, O., Inogwabini, B.-I., Iyenguet, F., Kiminou, F., Kokangoye, M., Kujirakwinja, D., Latour, S., Liengola, I., Mackaya, Q., Madidi, J., Madzoke, B., Makoumbou, C., Malanda, G.-A., Malonga, R., Mbani, O., Mbendzo, V., Ambassa, E., Ekinde, A., Mihindou, Y., Morgan, B.J., Motsaba, P., Moukala, G., Mounguengui, A., Mowawa, B.S., Ndzai, C., Nixon, S., Nkumu, P., Nzolani, F., Pintea, L., Plumptre, A., Rainey, H., De Semboli, B., Serckx, A., Stokes, E., Turkalo, A., Vanleeuwe, H., Vosper, A., Warren, Y. (2013). Devastating decline of forest elephants in Central Africa. PLoS ONE 8 (3): e59469. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059469. [link]

Junker, J., Blake, S., Boesch, C., Campbell, G., du Toit, L., Duvall, C., Ekobo, A., Etoga, G., Galat-Luong, A., Gamys, J., Ganas-Swaray, J., Gatti, S., Ghiurghi, A., Granier, N., Hart, J., Head, J., Herbinger, I., Hicks, T.C., Huijbregts, B., Imong, I.S., Kumpel, N., Lahm, S., Lindsell, J., Maisels, F., McLennan, M., Martinez, L., Morgan, B., Morgan, D., Mulindahabi, F., Mundry, R., N'Goran K.P., Normand, E., Ntongho, A., Okon, D.T., Petre, C.A., Plumptre, A., Rainey, H., Regnaut, S., Sanz, C., Stokes, E., Tondossama, A., Tranquilli, S., Sunderland-Groves, J., Walsh, P., Warren Y., Williamson, E.A. & Kuehl, H. (2012). Recent decline in suitable environmental conditions for African great apes. Diversity and Distributions 18: 1077–1091. [link]

Hicks, Thurston C, Roessingh, P, & Menken, S.B.J. 2012. Reactions of Bili-Uele Chimpanzees to Humans in Relation to Their Distance From Roads and Villages. American Journal of Primatology. [Link]

Hicks, T. C. ( 2011). Encounters with Bili chimpanzees in the undisturbed Gangu Forest. In Among African apes: Stories and photos from the field. Editors Martha M. Robbins and Christophe Boesch. University of California Press. [Link]

Tranquilli, S., Abedi-Lartey, M., Amsini, F., Arranz, L., Asamoah, A., Babafemi, O., Barakabuye, N., Campbell, G., Chancellor, R., Davenport, T.R.B., Dunn, A., Dupain, J., Ellis, C., Etoga, G., Furuichi, T., Gatti, S., Ghiurghi, A., Greengrass, E., Hashimoto, C., Hart, J., Herbinger, I., Hicks, T.C., Holbech, L.H., Huijbregts, B., Imong, I., Kumpel, N., Maisels, F., Marshall, P., Nixon, S., Normand, E., Nziguyimpa, L., Nzooh-Dogmo, Z., Tiku Okon, D., Plumptre, A., Rundus, A. Sunderland-Groves, J., Todd, A., Warren, Y., Mundry, R., Boesch, C., Kuehl, H. (2011) Lack of Conservation effort rapidly increases African great ape extinction risk. Conservation Letters doi: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2011.00211.x [pdf]

Hicks T.C, Darby L, Hart J, Swinkels J, January N, Menken S (2010). Trade in orphans and bushmeat threatens one of The Democratic Republic of the Congo's most important populations of Eastern Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii). African Primates 7(1): 1-18. [Link] [PDF]

Plumptre A, Rose R, Nagnendo G, Williamson E, Didier K, Hart J, Mulindahabi F, Hicks C, Griffin B, Ogawa H, Nixon S, Pintea L, Vosper A, McLennan M, Amsini F, McNeilage A, Makana J. R, Kanamori M, Hernandez A, Piel A, Stewart F, Moore J, Zamma K, Nakamura M, Kamenya S, Idani G, Saka T, Yoshikawa M, Greer D, Tranquilli S., Beyers R, & Bennett, E. (2010). Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan for the Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii), 2010-2020. IUCN, Gland, Witzerland. [PDF]

Hicks T. C, Fouts R & Fouts D. (2009). A survey of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) and gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in the selectively-logged Ngotto Forest, The Central African Republic. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 2: 165-188. [PDF]

Hicks T. C, Fouts R & Fouts D. (2005). Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) tool use in the Ngotto Forest, Central African Republic. American Journal of Primatology 65:221-237. [PDF]