Professor Simon Bearder

Emeritus Professor


  • Journal articles
  • Book chapters

Journal articles

  • Bearder S K, Ambrose L, Harcourt C, Honess P, Perkin A, Pullen S, Pimley E & Svoboda N. (In press). Patterns of re-assembly and sleeping site choice among nocturnal primates in Africa (galagos and pottos). Folia Primatologica., 2003
  • Bearder S K (1999). Physical and social diversity among nocturnal primates: a new view based on long term research. Primates, 40: 267-282. , 2003
  • Pullen S, Bearder S K. & Dixson A F (2000). Preliminary observations on sexual behaviour and the mating system in free-ranging lesser galagos (Galago moholi). American Journal of Primatology 51: 79-88., 2000
  • Bearder S K (2000). Flood brothers: The origin of bipedalism. BBC Wildlife. 18 (6): 64-68, 2000
  • Anderson M J, Ambrose, L., Bearder S K, Dixson A F & Pullen S. (1999). Variation in the vocalisations and hand pad morphology of southern lesser galagos, Galago moholi: a comparison with G. senegalensis. International Journal of Primatology, 21 (3): 537-555., 1999
  • Bearder S K (1999). Assessing the status of Pseudopotto martini. African Primates, 3: 43-44. , 1999
  • Wickings E J, Ambrose L & Bearder S K (1998). Sympatric populations of Galagoides demidoff and G. thomasi in the Haut Ogooue Region of Gabon. Folia Primatologica, 69 (suppl 1): 389-393., 1998
  • Honess, P E & Bearder, S K (1998). Two new primate species from Tanzania: Galagoides udzungwensis and Galagoides rondoensis. African Primates, 2 (1): 11-15., 1998
  • Spruit, I & Bearder S K (1997). (Non-)human primates in the Congo basin. Bos, 16 (3): 35-41. , 1997

Book chapters

  • Bearder S K, Nekaris K A I, Curtis D J, Dew L & Setchell J M (In press). Tips from the bush. In (J M Setchell & D J Curtis, eds.), Field and Laboratory Methods for Primatologists. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., 2003
  • Bearder S K, Nekaris K A I., & Buzzell C A (2002). Dangers in the night: are some nocturnal primates afraid of the dark? In (L Miller, ed.), Eat or Be Eaten: Predator Sensitive Foraging Among Primates. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., 2002
  • Bearder S K 2001. Fact sheets on eight primate species (Galago moholi, Otolemur crassicaudatus, Euoticus elegantulus, Perodicticus potto, Arctocebus calabarensis Daubentonia madagascariensis, Propithecus vereauxi, Indri indri). Illustrated Encyclopedia of Animals. Dorling Kindersley, London, 2001
  • Bearder S K (2000). Hyaenids; Hyaenas; The Aardwolf. In, D W Macdonald and J G Bateman (eds), The Elsevier Oxford Encyclopaedia of Mammals. Elsevier: Oxford, 2000
  • Bearder S K & Pitts R S (1999). Prosimians. In Poole, T B (ed.) Seventh Edition UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory Animals. Blackwells: Oxford. Pp. 542-558. , 1999
  • Martin R D & Bearder S K (1998) Radio Bush Baby. In R Nisbett and R L Ciochon (eds.) Primate Behaviour and Ecology: A Primatology Anthology. Prentice Hall: New York. Pp. 205-210., 1998
  • Bearder S K (1998) Calls of the Wild. In R Nisbett and R L Ciochon (eds.) Primate Behaviour and Ecology: A Primatology Anthology. Prentice Hall: New York. Pp. 230-234. , 1998
  • Honess, P E & Bearder, S K (1997). The use of species-specific behavioural and ecological characteristics in bushbaby taxonomy. In C.Lees (ed.) Uses of Biotechnology in Species Management. Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland, London. , 1997
  • Bearder S K (1997). Bushbabies. In P. Apps (ed.) Land Mammals of Southern Africa. Southern Books: Pretoria. Pp. 315-320. , 1997
  • Bearder S K (1997). Bushbabies. In M G Mills (ed.) Complete Book of Southern African Mammals. Struik Publishers: Cape Town. Pp. 105-107. , 1997
  • Bearder S K, Honess P E & Ambrose L (1995). Species diversity among galagos with special reference to mate recognition. In, L Alterman, M K Izard and G A Doyle, Creatures of the Dark: The Nocturnal Prosimians. Plenum Press, New York. Pp. 331-352. , 1995