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Publications

Surbeck M, Hohmann G. 2013. Intersexual dominance relationships and the influence of leverage on the outcome of conflicts in wild bonobos (Pan paniscus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67(11), 1767-1780 [pdf]

Beaune D, Bretagnolle F, Bollache L, Hohmann G, Surbeck M, Fruth B. 2013. Seed dispersal strategies and the threat of defaunation in a Congo forest. Biodiversity and Conservation 22(1), 225-238. [pdf]

Beaune D, Bretagnolle F, Bollache L, Hohmann G, Surbeck M, Bourcon C, Fruth B. 2013. The Bonobo–Dialium Positive Interactions: Seed Dispersal Mutualism. American Journal of Primatology 75(4), 394–403. [pdf]

Surbeck M, Deschner T,  Weltring A, Hohmann G. 2012. Social correlates of variation in urinary cortisol in wild male bonobos (Pan paniscus). Hormones and Behaviour 62(1), 27-35. [pdf]

Surbeck M, Deschner T, Schubert G, Weltring A, Hohmann G. 2012. Mate competition, testosterone and intersexual relationships in bonobos, Pan paniscus. Animal Behaviour 83(3), 659-669. [pdf]

Oelze V, Fuller B, Richards M, Fruth B, Surbeck M, Hublin JJ and Hohmann G. 2011. Exploring the contribution and significance of animalprotein in the diet of bonobos by stable isotope ratio analysis of hair. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 108 (24) 9792-9797. [pdf]

Surbeck M, Mundry R, and Hohmann G. 2011. Mothers matter! Maternal support, dominance status and mating success in male bonobos (Pan paniscus) Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2011; 278 590-598 [pdf]

Surbeck M, Fowler A, Deimel C, and Hohmann G. 2009. First evidence for consumption of monkeys by bonobos (Pan paniscus). American Journal of Primatology 71(2): 171 – 174. [pdf]

Surbeck M, and Hohmann G. 2008. Primate hunting by bonobo at LuiKotale, Salonga National Park. Current Biology 18(19): R906-R907. [pdf]

Deshpande SA, Sumana A, Surbeck M, and Gadagkar R. 2006. Wasp who would be queen: A comparative study of two primitively eusocial species. Current Science 91(3):332-336. [pdf]

Van Buskirk J, Muller C, Portmann A, and Surbeck M. 2002. A test of the risk allocation hypothesis: Tadpole responses to temporal change in predation risk. Behavioral Ecology 13(4):526-530. [pdf]