Katherine T. HansonUniversity of Texas at San Antonio | UTSA · Department of Anthropology
Katherine T. Hanson
Master of Arts
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The island of Sulawesi, Indonesia is renowned as a birder and diver’s paradise, attracting tourists from around the globe who seek to encounter rare bird species or abundant and unusual marine life. In contrast to other areas of Indonesia (e.g., Bali and Kalimantan), Sulawesi is less known for its primate tourism opportunities, despite being home t...
Ethnoprimatology explores the ecological, social, and cultural interconnections between humans and other primates. Since the field’s emergence, researchers have examined overlapping human–primate resource use and conflict, human–primate disease transmission, primate folklore and its influence on conservation status, and primate tourism. One facet o...
Habituation, a process by which wild animals learn to accept human observers as neutral elements in their environment, has long been considered a fundamental feature of field primatology. Successful habituation is generally defined by increased researcher–primate contact duration, significant decreases in flight, avoidance, and display behaviors, a...
Ethnoprimatology is the study of the ecological and cultural interconnections between human and nonhuman primates. Since the field’s emergence, ethnoprimatologists have examined overlapping human-primate resource use and conflict, human-primate disease transmission, primate folklore and its impact on conservation status, and primate tourism. In ord...