Publications

 

Lameira, A.R., Vicente, R., Alexandre, A., Campbell-Smith, G., Knott, C.D., Wich, S.A., Hardus, M.E. (2017) Proto-consonants were information-dense via identical bioacoustic tags to proto-vowels. Nature Human Behavior,  1 (2): 44-48. pdf

Lameira, A. R., Hardus, M. E., Nouwen, K. J. J. M., Topelberg, E., Delgado, R. A., Spruijt, B. M., Sterck, E. H. M., Knott, C. D., Wich, S. A. (2013) Population-specific use of the same tool-assisted alarm call between two wild orangutan populations (Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii) indicates functional arbitrariness. PLOS ONE, 8 (7): 1-7. pdf

Thompson, M. E., Zhou, A., Knott, C. D. (2012). Low testosterone correlates with delayed development in male orangutans. PLOS ONE, 7 (10): 1-7. pdf

Laurance, W., …Knott, C. D. et al., (2012). Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical protected areas.  Nature, 489: 290-294. pdf

Vogel, E.R., Knott, C.D., Crowley, B.E., Blakely, M.D., Larsen, M.D., & Dominy, N.J. (2012). Bornean orangutans at the brink of protein bankruptcy. Biology Letters, (8) 333-336. pdf

Vogel, E., Crowley, B.C., Knott, C., Blakely, M.D., Larsen, M., & Dominy, N.J. (2012). A non–invasive method for measuring nitrogen balance in free–ranging primates. International Journal of Primatology, 33: 567-587. pdf

Knott, C. D. and S. Kahlenberg.  (2011).  Orangutans:  understanding forced copulations.  in Primates in Perspective.  Edited by:  C. J. Campbell, A. Fuentes, K. C. MacKinnon, S. Bearder and R. M. Stumpf. Oxford University Press:  New York,  290–305. pdf

Arora, N., A. Nater, C. van Schaik, E. P. Willems, B. Goossens, N. Morf, M. Bastian, C. D. Knott, H. Morrogh–Bernard, N. Kuze, T. Kanamori, J. Pamungkas, D. Perwitasari–Farajallah, K. Warren, E. Verschoor, M. van Noordwijk and M. Krützen. (2010).  The effects of Pleistocene glaciations and rivers on the population structure of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus).  PNAS.  107: (50)  21376–21381. pdf

Knott, C. D., M. E. Thompson, R. M. Stumpf and M. H. McIntyre. (2010).  Female reproductive strategies in orangutans, evidence for female choice and counterstrategies to infanticide in a species with frequent sexual coercion.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: B.  277: (1678)  105–113. pdf

Powe, C. E., C. D. Knott and N. Conklin–Brittain. (2010).  Infant sex predicts breast milk energy content.  American Journal of Human Biology  22: (1)  50–54. pdf

Knott, C. D.  (2009). Orangutans: Sexual coercion without sexual violence.  in Sexual Coercion in Primates: An Evolutionary Perspective on Male Aggression against Females Edited by:  M. N. Muller and R. W. Wrangham. Harvard University Press:  Cambridge, MA, 81–111. pdf

Laman, T. and C. Knott.  (2009).  Face to Face with Orangutans.  National Geographic Society:  Washington D.C., 32 Pages.

Knott, C. D., M. E. Thompson and S. A. Wich.  (2009).  The ecology of reproduction in wild orangutans.  in Orangutans Compared: Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Conservation.  Edited by:  S. A. Wich, S. S. Utami, T. Mitra Setia and C. van Schaik. Oxford University Press:  Oxford,  171–188. pdf

Morrogh–Bernard, H. C., S. J. Husson, C. D. Knott, S. A. Wich, C. P. van Schaik, M. van Noordwijk, I. Lackman–Ancrenaz, A. J. Marshall, T. Kanamori, N. Kuze and R. bin Sakong.  (2009).  Orang–utan activity budgets: A comparison between species, populations and habitats.  in Orangutans Compared: Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Conservation.  Edited by:  S. A. Wich, S. S. Utami, T. Mitra Setia and C. van Schaik. Oxford University Press:  Oxford,  119–134. pdf

Hardus, M. E., A. R. Lameira, I. Singleton, H. Morrogh–Bernard, C. D. Knott, M. Ancrenaz, S. S. Utami–Atmoko and S. A. Wich.  (2009).  A description of the orangutan’s vocal and sound repertoire, with a focus on geographical variation.  in Orangutans Compared: Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Conservation.  Edited by:  S. A. Wich, S. S. Utami, T. Mitra Setia and C. van Schaik. Oxford University Press:  Oxford,  49–64. pdf

Singleton, I., C. D. Knott, H. C. Morrogh–Bernard, S. A. Wich and C. P. van Schaik.  (2009).  Ranging behavior of orangutan females and social organization in Orangutans Compared: Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Conservation.  Edited by:  S. A. Wich, S. S. Utami, T. Mitra Setia and C. van Schaik. Oxford University Press:  Oxford,  205–214. pdf

Russon, A., S. Wich, M. Ancrenaz, T. Kanamori, C. Knott, N. Kuze, H. Morrogh–Bernard, P. Pratje, H. Ramlee, P. Rodman, K. Sidiyasa, I. Singleton and C. van Schaik.  (2009).  Geographic variation in orangutan diets.  in Orangutans Compared: Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Conservation.  Edited by:  S. A. Wich, S. S. Utami, T. Mitra Setia and C. van Schaik. Oxford University Press:  Oxford. pdf

Utami Atmoko, S. S., T. Mitra Setia, B. Goossens, S. S. James, C. D. Knott, H. C. Morrogh–Bernard, C. P. van Schaik and M. A. van Noordwijk.  (2009).  Orangutan mating behavior and strategies.  in Orangutans Compared: Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Conservation.  Edited by:  S. A. Wich, S. S. Utami, T. Mitra Setia and C. van Schaik. Oxford University Press:  Oxford,  235–244. pdf

van Schaik, C., M. Ancrenaz, R. Djojoasmoro, C. D. Knott, H. Morrogh–Bernard, Nuzuar, K. Odom, S. S. Utami Atmoko and M. A. van Noordwijk.  (2009).  Orangutan cultures revisited.  in Orangutans Compared: Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Conservation.  Edited by:  S. A. Wich, S. S. Utami, T. Mitra Setia and C. van Schaik. Oxford University Press:  Oxford,  299–310. pdf

Knott, C., L. Beaudrot, T. Snaith, S. White, H. Tschauner and G. Planansky. (2008).  Female–female competition in Bornean orangutans.  International Journal of Primatology.  29: (4)  975–997. pdf

Stumpf, R. M., M. Emery Thompson and C. Knott. (2008).  A comparison of female mating strategies in Pan troglodytes and Pongo spp.  International Journal of Primatology.  29: (4)  865–884. pdf

Emery Thompson, M. and Knott, C. D.  (2008).  Urinary C–peptide of insulin as a non–invasive measure of energy balance in wild orangutans.  Hormones and Behavior.  53: 526–534. pdf

Anderson, H., M. Emery Thompson, C. Knott and L. Perkins. (2008).  Fertility and mortality patterns in captive Bornean and Sumatran orangutans:  Is there a species difference in life history?  Journal of Human Evolution.  54:34–42. pdf

Wich, S. A., E. Meijaard, A. J. Marshall, S. Husson, M. Ancrenaz, R. C. Lacy, C. P. van Schaik, J. Sugardjito, T. Simorangkir, M. Doughty, J. Supriatna, R. Dennis, M. Gumal, C. Knott and I. Singleton. (2008).  Distribution and conservation status of the orang–utan (Pongo spp.) on Borneo and Sumatra:  how many remain?  Oryx.  42: (3)  329–339. pdf

Knott, C. D. and S. Kahlenberg. (2007). Orangutans in perspective:  Forced copulations and female mating resistance. in Primates in Perspective. Edited by:S. Bearder, C. J. Campbell, A. Fuentes, K. C. MacKinnon and M. Panger. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 290–305. pdf

Conklin–Brittain, N. L., C. D. Knott and R. W. Wrangham. (2006). Energy intake by wild chimpanzees and orangutans: Methodological considerations and a preliminary comparison. in Feeding Ecology in Apes and Other Primates. Edited by:G. Hohmann, M. Robbins and C. Boesch. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, p. 445-471. pdf

Knott, C. D. (2005). Radioimmunoassay of estrone conjugates from urine dried on filter paper. American Journal of Primatology. 67: (1) 121–135. pdf

Knott, C. D. (2005). Energetic responses to food availability in the great apes:  Implications for Hominin Evolution. in Primate Seasonality:  Implications for Human Evolution. Edited by:D. K. Brockman and C. P. van Schaik. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 351–378. pdf

Johnson A, Knott C, Pamungkas B, Pasaribu M, Marshall A. (2005). A survey of the orangutan Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus population in and around Gunung Palung National Park, West Kalimantan, Indonesia based on nest counts. Biological Conservation. 121:495–507. pdf

Knott C. 2004. Orangutans:  The largest canopy dwellers. In: Lowman MD, Rinker HB, editors. Forest Canopies. Second ed. Academic Press: San Diego, p 322–324. pdf

van Schaik, C. P., M. Ancrenaz, G. Borgen, B. Galdikas, C. Knott, I. Singleton, A. Suzuki, S. Utami and M. Merrill. (2003). Orangutan cultures and the evolution of material culture. Science. 299: 102–105. pdf

Felton, A. M., L. M. Engstrom, A. Felton and C. D. Knott. (2003). Orangutan population density, forest structure and fruit availability in hand–logged and unlogged peat swamp forests in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Biological Conservation. 114: 91–101. pdf

Conklin–Brittain, N. L., C. Knott and R. Wrangham. (2001). The feeding ecology of apes. In The Apes: Challenges for the 21st Century. Brookfield Zoo, Chicago, IL. 167–174. pdf

Knott, C. D.  (2001).  Female reproductive ecology of the apes:  implications for human evolution.  in Reproductive Ecology and Human Evolution. P. Ellison. Aldine de Gruyter:  New York,  429–463. pdf

van Schaik, C. and C. D. Knott. (2001).  Geographic variation in tool use on Neesia fruits in Orangutans.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology.  11: 331–342. pdf

Knott, C.D. (2000). Book Review:  Foraging for Survival (by Stuart Altmann). Primate Science On–line.

Knott, C. D.  (1999).  Gunung Palung orangutan food list.  in Orangutan Action Plan.  Edited by:  C. Yeager. World Wildlife Fund:  Jakarta, Indonesia,  21–26.

Knott, C. D. (1999).  Reproductive, Physiological and Behavioral Responses of Orangutans in Borneo to Fluctuations in Food Availability.  Ph.D. Thesis.  Harvard University. pdf

Knott, C. D.  (1999).  Orangutan Behavior and Ecology.  in The Nonhuman Primates.  Edited by:  P. Dolhinow and A. Fuentes. Mayfield Press:  Mountain View, CA,  50–57. pdf

Knott, C. D. (1998). Changes in orangutan caloric intake, energy balance and ketones in response to fluctuating fruit availability. International Journal of Primatology. 19:(6) 1061–1079. pdf

Laman, T. G. and C. D. Knott. (1997).  An observation of leopard (Panthera pardus Linnaeus) mating behavior in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.  African Journal of Ecology.35: 165–167. pdf

Laman, T. G., J. L. Burnaford and C. D. Knott. (1997). Bornean Ground–cuckoo observations in Gunung Palung National Park, West Kalimantan. Kukila:  Bulletin of the Indonesian Ornithological Society. 9: 183–185. pdf

Knott, C. D.  (1997).  Field collection and preservation of urine in orangutans and chimpanzees.  Tropical Biodiversity. 4(1):  95–102. pdf

Setiawan, E., C. D. Knott and S. Budhi. (1996). Preliminary assessment of vigilance and predator avoidance behavior of orangutans in Gunung Palung National Park, Indonesia. Tropical Biodiversity. 3:(3) 269–279. pdf