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Christensen et al. 2023

Sueur et al. 2011


Morgan et al. 2023

King & Sueur 2011

Christensen et al. 2022

King & Cowlishaw 2009


Jolles et al. 2020

King et al. 2019

Walker et al. 2017

King et al. 2009

King & Cowlishaw 2009

Current Biology

King et al. 2008

This is a publication list for PI Andrew, with SHOAL authors in bold textFor individual publication lists, follow links provided in our members page. All accessible data and code or media coverage and videos are also provided with publications. Publications are either open access (click on the journal link) or can be accessed via Swansea University's Research Repository.



[94] Christensen, C., Bracken, A. M., O’Riain, M. J., Heistermann, M., King, A. J., Fürtbauer, I. (under revision) More allogrooming is followed by higher physiological stress in wild female baboons

[93] Fürtbauer, I., Shergold, C., Christensen, C., Bracken, A. M., Heistermann, M., Papadopoulou, M., O’Riain, M. J., King, A. J. (under revision) Linking energy availability, movement, and sociality in a wild primate (Papio ursinus)

[92] Bousquet, C., Cédric, S., King, A. J., O'Bryan, L. (2024) Individual and ecological heterogeneity promote complex communication in social vertebrate group decisions. Philosophical Transactions B


[91] Bracken, A. M.Christensen, C., O’Riain, M. J., Fürtbauer, I., King, A. J. (in press) Intrinsic and extrinsic factors combine to effect baboon movements across natural and urban environments. Animal Behaviour


[90] Occhiuto, F., Vázquez-Diosdado, J. A., King, A. J., Kaler, J. (2023) Evidence of personality-dependent plasticity in dairy calf movement behaviours derived from automated data collection. Scientific Reports 

[89] Fehlmann, G., O’Riain, M. J., Kerr-Smith, C., Hopkins, P., Holton, M.,, King, A. J. (2023) Using behavioural studies to adapt management decisions and reduce negative interactions between humans and baboons in Cape Town, South Africa. Conservation Science and Practice

[88] Morgan, A., Christensen, C., Bracken, A. M., O’Riain, M. J., King, A. J., Fürtbauer, I., (2023) Effects of accelerometry-derived physical activity energy expenditure on urinary C-peptide levels in a wild primate (Papio ursinus) Hormones and Behaviour 

[87] Bracken, A. M., Christensen, C., O'Riain, M. J., Fürtabuer, I., King, A. J. (2023) Postpartum cessation of urban space use by a female baboon at the edge of the City of Cape Town. Ecology & Evolution [Dryad - data] [Mirage News Australia (Australia)] [] [South Africa - Knowledia News (South Africa)] [Nature World News (USA)] [Terra Daily (USA)] [ (India)] [GPS Daily (USA)]

[86] Christensen, C., Bracken, A. M., O’Riain, M. J., Fehlmann, G., Holton, M. D., Hopkins, P. W., King, A. J., Fürtbauer, I. (2023) Quantifying allo-grooming in chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) using tri-axial acceleration data and machine learning. Royal Society Open Science [Data and Supp Material]

[85] Papadopoulou, M., Fürtbauer, I., O’Bryan, L.R., Garnier, S., Georgopoulou, D. G., Bracken, A.M., Christensen, C., King, A. J. (2023) Dynamics of collective motion across time and species. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, series B. [Data: zenodo, Code: GitHub]

[84] King, A. J., Portugal, S. J., Strömbom, S., Mann, R. P., Carrillo, J., Kalise, D., de Croon, G., Barnett, H., Scerri, P., Gross, R., Chadwick, D. Papadopolou, M. (2023) Biologically inspired herding of animal groups by robots. Methods in Ecology and Evolution


[83] Jarvis, D. M., Pope, E. C., Duteil, M., Fürtbauer, I., Brown, M. R., Davis, R. J., King, A. J. (2022) Elevated CO2 does not alter behavioural lateralization in free-swimming juvenile European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) tested in groups Journal of Fish Biology 

[Fish positional data; Turning data]

[82] Papadopoulou, M., Fürtbauer, I., King, A.J. (2022) Animals Are Not Particles: Towards a Second Generation of ‘Hetero-Swarm’ Robotics; in: Swarm Intelligence: 13th International Conference, ANTS 2022, Málaga, Spain, November 2–4, 2022, Proceedings


[81] King, A. J., Marshall, H. M. (2022) Optimal Foraging. Current Biology 32(12) R680-R683 

[80] Christensen, C., Bracken, A. M., O’Riain, M. J., Heistermann, M., King, A. J., Fürtbauer, I., (2022) Simultaneous investigation of urinary and faecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentrations reveals short- versus long-term drivers of HPA-axis activity in a wild primate (Papio ursinusGeneral and Comparative Endocrinology


[79] Bracken A. M., Christensen, C., O’Riain, M. J., Fürtbauer, I., King, A. J. (2022) Flexible group cohesion and coordination, but robust leader-follower roles, in a wild social primate using urban space. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences  [Supplemental Information (.docx)] [R Scripts] [Data] [Movie.mp4] [The Conversation] [] [ radio interview]

[78] Collet, J., Pettorelli, N., Baniel, A., Carter, A. J., Huchard, E., King, A. J., Lee, A. Marshall, H., Cowlishaw, G. (2022) Immigrant males’ knowledge acts to reduce ranging overlap and mating competition in wild baboons. Behavioral Ecology arab145 

[Supplementary_Information (.doc)] [Supplementary_Appendix (.xls)]


[77] Georgopoulou, D, G., King, A. J., Brown, M. R., Fürtbauer, I. (2021) Emergence and repeatability of leadership and coordinated motion in fish shoals. Behavioral Ecology arab108.  [Supplementary_Material - docx file] [Supplementary_Movie_S1 - avi file] [Dryad - data]

[76] Bracken, A. M., Christensen, C., O’Riain, M. J., Fehlmann, G., Holton, M. D., Hopkins, P. W., Fürtbauer, I., King, A. J. (2021) Socioecology explains individual variation in urban space-use in response to management in Cape chacma baboons (Papio ursinus). International Journal of Primatology. [Data (.xls)] [Supplemental Information (.doc)] [Movie 1 (.mpeg)] [Movie 2 (.mpeg)]

[75] Marsden, K. A., Lush, L., Holmberg, J. A., Harris, I. M., Whelan, M. J., Webb, S., King, A. J., Wilson, R. P., Jones, D. L, Charteris, A.F., Cardenas, L. M., Chadwick, D. R. (2021) Quantifying the frequency and volume of urine deposition by grazing sheep using tri-axial accelerometers. Animal [Supplemental data (.pdf)]

[74] McCann, R., Bracken, A. M., Christensen, C., Fürtbauer, I., King, A. J. (2021) The relationship between GPS sampling interval and estimated daily travel distances in chacma baboons (Papio ursinus). International Journal of Primatology [Movie of data (mp4)] [Collar design and extra analyses (.doc)] [GPS data (.xls)]

[73] Rafiq, K., Pitcher, B. J., Cornelsen, K., Hansen, W. K., King, A. J., Appleby, R. G., Abrahms, B., Jordan, N. R. (2021) Animal-borne technologies in wildlife research and conservation. In: Conservation Technology, Piel, A., Wich, S (Eds). 

[72] Bailey, J. D.*, King, A. J.*, Codling, E. A., Short, A. M., Johns, G., Fürtbauer, I. (2021) ‘Micropersonality’ traits and their implications for behavioural and movement ecology research. Ecology and Evolution *joint first and corresponding authors. 

[Supplementary Information (.doc)] [Data (.csv)] [The Weather Channel (India)] [Ebiotrade (China)] [thepoetryofscience - 'Fishy Traits' poem!]

[71] Sankey, D. W. E., O’Bryan, L. R., Garnier, S., Cowlishaw, G., Hopkins, P., Holton, M., Fürtbauer, I., King, A. J. (2021) Consensus of travel direction is achieved by simple copying, not voting, in free-ranging goats. Royal Society Open Science [supplemental material] [supplemental video] [data - Dryad] some of the news: [New York Times] [GPB Sports Blog] [WEKU (USA)] [Nevada Public Radio (USA)]


[70] Fürtbauer, I., Christensen, C., Bracken, A. M., O'Riain, M.J., Heistermann, M., King, A. J. (2020) Energetics at the urban edge: Environmental and individual predictors of urinary C-peptide levels in wild chacma baboons (Papio ursinus). Hormones and Behavior 126: 104846.

[69]  Fehlmann, G., O’Riain, M. J., Fürtbauer, I., King, A. J. (2020) Behavioural causes, ecological consequences, and management challenges associated with wildlife foraging in human-modified landscapes. BioScience biaa129

[68] Marsden, K. A., Lush, L., Holmberg, J. A., Charteris, A., Cardenas, L., King, A. J., Wilson, R. P., Jones, D. L., Chadwick, D. R. (2020) Sheep urination frequency, volume, N excretion and chemical composition: implications for subsequent agricultural N losses. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 302: 107073 

[67] Zhang, J. King, A. J., Fürtbauer, I., Wang, Y-W., He, Y-Q., Zhang, Z-W., Wan, D-M., Yin, Y-X. (2020) Facilitative effects of social partners on Java sparrow activity. Animal Behaviour 161: 33-38



[66] Jolles, J. W., King, A. J., Killen, S. (2019) The role of individual heterogeneity in collective animal behaviour. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 35: 278-291


[65] Tuci, E., Trianni, V., King, A. J., Garnier, S. (2019) Editorial: Novel technological and methodological tools for the understanding of collective behaviours. Frontiers in Robotics and AI  6:139 


[64] de la O, C., Fürtbauer, I., King, A. J., Valenzuela-Galván, D. (2019) A resident-nepotistic-tolerant dominance style in wild white-nosed coatis (Nasua narica)? Behaviour 156(9)

[63] O'Bryan, L. R., Abaid, N., Nakayama, S., Dey, T., King, A. J., Cowlishaw, G., Rubenstein, D., Garnier, S. (2019) Contact calls facilitate group contraction in free-ranging goats (Capra aegagrus hircus). Frontiers Ecology and Evolution 7(Article 73) [data]



[62] Williams, H. J., King, A. J., Duriez, O., Börger, L., Shepard, E. L. C. (2018) Social eavesdropping allows for a more risky gliding strategy by thermal-soaring birds. Journal of the Royal Society Interface  15: 20180578 [Data - Figshare] [Data - Movebank 'Gyps Vultures']

[61] Ramos-Fernandez, G., King, A. J., Beehner, J. C., Bergman, T. J., Crofoot, M. C., Di Fiore, A., Lehmann, J. Schafner, C. M., Snyder-Mackler, N., Zuberbühler, K., Aureli, F., Boyer, D. (2018) Quantifying uncertainty due to fission-fusion dynamics as a component of social complexity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285: 1879[Data - Dryad]   

[60] Lush, L., Chadwick, D.,  Hopkins, P., Marsden, K., Holton, M., Wilson, R. P., King, A. J. (2018) Classification of sheep urination events using accelerometers to aid improved measurements of livestock contributions to nitrous oxide emissions.  Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 150: 170–177. 

[59] Strömbom, D. , King, A. J. (2018) Robot collection and transport of objects: a biomimetic process. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, section Evolutionary Robotics 5: 48 [The Conversation] [Video: robot trials]

[58] King, A. J., Fehlmann, G., Biro, D. Ward, A.J., Fürtbauer, I. (2018) Re-wilding collective behaviour: an ecological perspective.  Trends in Ecology & Evolution 33: 349-359 [Cover image] [Electronics360] [Science News Online]


[57] Fehlmann, G., O’Riain, M. J., Kerr-Smith, C., Hailes, S., Luckman, A., Shepard, E. L. C., King, A. J. (2017) Extreme behavioural shifts by baboons exploiting risky, resource-rich, human-modified environments. Scientific Reports 7:15057 [Supplementary material & R code] [Data - Dryad] [Video: summary] [TimesLive - South Africa] [Newsweek - US] [Der Standard - Austria] [Telegraph - India]

[56] Walker, R. H., King A. J., McNutt, J. W., Jordan, N. R. (2017) Sneeze to leave:  African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) use variable quorum thresholds facilitated by sneezes in collective decisions Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences  284: 20170347  [Data - Dryad]. [Cover Image] Some(!) of the news: [ITV News] [BBC News] [Earth Times] [Seeker] [Cosmos] [New Atlas] [International Business Times] [National Geographic] [The Times] [New York Times] [Freakanomics

[55] King, A. J., Kosfeld, M., Dall, S. R. X., Greiner, B., Kameda, T., Khalmetski, K., Leininger, W., Wedekind, C., & Winterhalder, B. (2017). Exploitative Strategies: Consequences for Individual Behavior, Social Structure, and Design of Institutions. In: Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and Economics: Principles and Applications. Eds. L-A. Giraldeau, P. Heeb, M. Kosfeld. MIT Press.

[54] King, A. J. & Fürtbauer, I. (2017). Collective decision-making. In: International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley-Liss. 

[53] King, A. J. & Fürtbauer, I. (2017). Social networks. In: International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley-Liss.

[52] Fehlmann, G., O’Riain, M. J., Hopkins, P. W., O’Sullivan, J., Holton, M. D., Shepard, E. L. C., King, A. J. (2017) Identification of behaviours from accelerometer data in a wild social primate. Animal Biotelemetry 5:6. [R code] [Collar build guide] [Random forest workflow] [Trees and error rate] [Acceleration metrics] [BBC News] [Science Daily] [Cosmos] [IOL South Africa] [Discovery Channel Canada] 

[51] Couzin, I. D. & King, A. J. (2017) Group Movement, In: Reference Module in Life Sciences, Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-809633-8.

[50] Fehlmann, G., O'Riain, J., Kerr-Smith, C.King, A. J. (2017) Adaptive space use by baboons (Papio ursnius) in response to management interventions in a human-changed landscape. Animal Conservation 20: 101–109. [Supplemental information/code]


[49] Duteil, M., Pope, E. C., Pérez-Escudero, A., de Polavieja, G. G., Fürtbauer, I., Brown, M. R., King, A. J. (2016) 

European sea bass show behavioural resilience to near-future ocean acidification. Royal Society Open Science 3(11), 160656 [Data] [Supplementary Material]

[48] Al Nahdi, A., Garcia De Leaniz, C., King, A. J. (2016) Spatio-temporal variation in length-weight relationships and condition of the ribbonfish Trichiurus lepturus (Linnaeus, 1758): Implications for fisheries management. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0161989. 

[47] Fehlmann, G.King, A. J. (2016) Bio-logging. Current Biology 26(18): pR830–R831.


[46] Al Nahdi, A., Garcia De Leaniz, C., King, A. J. (2016) Two distinct hyperostosis shapes in ribbonfish, Trichiurus lepturus (Linnaeus, 1758). Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists 36(3) 128-132.


[45] Hansen, M. J., Ward, A. J. W., Fürtbauer, I.*, King, A. J.* (2016) Environmental quality determines finder-joiner dynamics in socially foraging three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatusBehavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 70: 889-899 *equal contribution



[44] King, A. J., Myatt, J. P., Fürtbauer, I., Oesch, N., Dunbar, R. I. M., Sumner, S., Usherwood, J. R., Brown, M. R. (2015) Social density processes regulate the functioning and performance of foraging human teams. Scientific Reports 5: 18260 [Video: summary]

[43] Johnson, C. J., Piel, A. K., Forman, D. W., Stewart, F. A., King, A. J. (2015) The ecological determinants of baboon troop movements at local and continental scales. Movement Ecology 3:14 [Additional file 1] [Additional file 2] [Additional file 3] [Additional file 4]

[42] Fürtbauer, I., King A. J., Heistermann, M. (2015) Visible Implant Elastomer (VIE) tagging and simulated predation risk elicit similar physiological stress responses in three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Journal of Fish Biology 86: 1644–1649  


[41] Fürtbauer, I., Pond, A., Heistermann, M., King A. J. (2015) Personality, plasticity, and predation: linking endocrine and behavioural reaction norms in stickleback fish. Functional Ecology 29: 931-940. [Video: example]

[40] King, A. J.*, Williams, L. J.*, & Mettke-Hofman, C. (2015) The effects of social conformity on Gouldian finch personality. Animal Behaviour 99: 25-31. *equal contribution  []


[39] Mamuneas, D., Spence, A. J., Manica, A., King, A. J. (2015) Bolder stickleback fish make faster decisions, but they are not less accurate. Behavioral Ecology 6: 91-96. [Data] [Video: example[BBC News Wales] [BEEP! podcast]



[38] Wilson, R. P., Richards, R., Hartnell, A., King, A. J., Piasecka, J., Gaihre, Y. K., Butt, T. (2014) A new approach to quantify semiochemical effects on insects based on energy landscapes. PLoS ONE 9(8): e106276   


[37] Strömbom. D., Mann, R. P., Wilson, A. M., Hailes, S., Morton, A. J., Sumpter, D. J. T., King, A. J. (2014) Solving the shepherding problem: Heuristics for herding autonomous, interacting agents. Journal of the Royal Society Interface (Top 10 most downloaded in 2014) 11: 20140719   [Movie 1] [Movie 2] [Movie 3[SUMMARY OF NEWS] e.g. [Time Magazine] [The Telegraph] [The Independent] [BBC News] [The Sydney Morning Herald] [Daily News] [Spiegel] Plus interviews on >15 Radio and TV shows



[36] King, A. J., Fürtbauer, I., Mamuneas, D.James, C., Manica, A. (2013). Sex-differences and temporal consistency in stickleback fish boldness. PLoS ONE 8(12): e81116  [Dataset] [Planet Earth] [Wales Online] [WIRED]


[35] Jolles, J. W., King, A. J., Manica, A., Thornton, A. (2013) Heterogeneous structure in mixed-species corvid flocks in flight. Animal Behaviour 85: 743–750.  [Planet Earth]

[34] Huchard, E., Charpentier, M. J. E., Marshall, H. H., King, A. J., Knapp, L. G., Cowlishaw, G. (2013) Paternal effects on access to resources in a promiscuous primate society. Behavioral Ecology 24: 229-236.  [Supplementary Information] [BBC Nature] [Planet Earth]


[33] Sueur, C., King, A. J., Pelé, M. Petit, O. (2013) Fast and accurate decisions as a result of scale-free network properties in two primate species. Springer Proceedings in Complexity 2013: 579-584. [New Scientist]

[32] King, A. J., Wilson, A. M., Wilshin, S. D., Lowe, J., Haddadi, H., Hailes, S., Morton, A. J. (2012). Selfish-herd behaviour of sheep under threat. Current Biology 22: R561-R562.  [Supplementary Model & Information] [Movie S1] [Movie S2] [Movie S3] widely reported by media, e.g. [Science] [BBC] [Scientific American] [Daily Telegraph] [Planet Earth] [ABC Science] [BBC Radio 4 - 23 mins]



[31] King, A. J., Cheng, L., Starke, S. D., Myatt, J. P. (2012) Is the true “wisdom of the crowd” to copy successful individuals? Biology Letters 8: 197-200.  [Sup.Figure.pdf] [] [Discover Magazine] [ScienceNews]


[30] Williams, L. J.King, A. J. & Mettke-Hofman, C. (2012) Colourful characters: Head colour reflects personality in a social bird, the Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae). Animal Behaviour 84: 159-165.  [Planet Earth] [BBC Nature] [Daily Mail] [Cosmos Magazine] [Financial Times]


[29] Stevens, J. R. & King, A. J. (2012) The lives of others: Social rationality in animals. In: Simple heuristics in a social world. Edited by Ralph Hertwig, Ulrich Hoffrage, ABC Research Group. Oxford University Press


[28] Clark, F. E., Fitzpatrick, M., Hartley, A., King, A. J., Lee, T., Routh, A., Walker, S., & George, K. (2012). The relationship between behavior, adrenal activity and environment in zoo-housed Western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Zoo Biology 31: 306-321. 


[27] Hobbs-Chell, H.King, A. J.Sharratt, H., Haddadi, H., Rudiger, S. R., Hailes, S., Morton, A. J., Wilson, A. M. (2012) Data-loggers carried on a harness do not adversely affect sheep locomotion. Research in Veterinary Science 93: 549–552. 


[26] King, A. J. & Sumpter, D. J. T. (2012) Murmurations. Current Biology 22: R112-R114. [The Huffington Post]


[25] Benavides, J., Huchard, E., Pettorelli, N., King, A. J., Brown, M. E., Archer, C. E., Appleton, C. C., Raymond, M., Cowlishaw, G. (2012) From parasite encounter to infection: multiple-scale drivers of parasite richness in a wild social primate population. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147: 52-63. 



[24] King, A. J., Sueur, C., Huchard, E., Cowlishaw. G. (2011) A rule-of-thumb based on social affiliation explains collective movements in desert baboons. Animal Behaviour 82: 1337-1345.  [Basic model: NetLogo] [Planet Earth] [Earth Times] [EarthSky] [AskWhy!]


[23] Kaplan, B. S., O'Riain, J., van Eeden, R. & King A. J. (2011) A low-cost manipulation of food resources reduces spatial overlap between baboons (Papio ursinus) and humans in conflict. International Journal of Primatology 32: 1397-1412.  [Planet Earth]


[22] Pyritz, L. W., King A. J., Sueur, C. & Fichtel, C. F. (2011) Reaching a consensus: terminology and concepts used in coordination and decision-making research. International Journal of Primatology 32: 1268-1278. 


[21] King, A. J. & Sueur, C. (2011). Where next? Group coordination and collective decision-making by primates. International Journal of Primatology 32: 1245-1267. [Top cited paper in 2011-12


[20] Sueur, C. King, A. J., Conradt, L., Kerth, G., Lusseau, D., Mettke-Hoffmann, C., Schaffner, C.M., Williams, L. J., Zinner, D., Aureli, F. (2011) Collective decision-making and fission-fusion dynamics: a conceptual framework. Oikos 120: 1608-1617. 


[19] Sumner, S. & King, A. J. (2011). Actions speak louder than words in socially foraging human groups. Communicative & Integrative Biology 6: 755-757. 

[18] Haddadi, H., King, A. J., Wills, A. P., Fay, D., Lowe, J., Morton, A. J., Hailes, S. & Wilson, A. M. (2011) Determining association networks in social animals: choosing spatial-temporal criteria and sampling rates. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 65: 1659-1668.  


[17] Sueur, C., Jacobs, A., Petit, O, Amblard, F. & King, A. J. (2011) How can social network analysis improve the study of primate behavior? American Journal of Primatology 73: 703-719. (Front cover).  

[16] King, A. J., Clark, F. E. & Cowlishaw, G. (2011) The dining etiquette of desert baboons: the roles of social bonds, kinship, and dominance in co-feeding networks. American Journal of Primatology 73: 768-774. [Planet Earth] [BBC Nature] 

[15] King, A. J.Narraway, C., Hodgson, L., Weatherill, A., Sommer, V. & Sumner, S. (2011) Performance of human groups in social foraging: the role of communication in consensus decision-making. Biology Letters 7: 237-240.  [The Economist]


[14] Katsikopoulos, K. & King, A. J. (2010) Swarm intelligence in animal groups: When can a collective out-perform an expert? PLoS ONE 5: e15505.   [Output of Model 1. xls] [Output of Model 3. xls]

[13] Couzin, I. D. & King, A. J. (2010) Animal group movement. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior  Michael D. Breed and Janice Moore (Eds). Pages 25-32. Elsevier: Academic Press.


[12] King, A. J. (2010) Follow me! I'm a leader if you do; I'm a failed initiator if you don't? Behavioural Processes 84: 671-674.   


[11] King, A. J., Johnson, D. D. P. & Van Vugt, M. (2009) The origins and evolution of leadership. Current Biology 19: R911-R916.  [Science Daily]

[10] King, A. J., Isaac, N. J. B. & Cowlishaw, G. (2009) Ecological, social, and reproductive factors shape producer-scrounger dynamics in baboons. Behavioral Ecology 20: 1039-1049. (Cover image).  [Planet Earth]

[9] Huchard, E., Benavides, J., Setchell, J. M., Charpentier, M. J. E., Alvergne, A., King, A. J., Knapp, L. G., Cowlishaw, G., & Raymond, M. (2009) Studying shape in sexual signals: the case of primate sexual swellings. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 63: 1231-1242.  


[8] King, A. J. & Cowlishaw, G. (2009c) All together now: behavioural synchrony in baboons. Animal Behaviour 78: 1381-1387.  [BBC Radio World Service] [BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme] [BBC Radio Wales]


[7] King, A. J. & Cowlishaw, G. (2009b) Leaders, followers and group decision-making. Communicative & Integrative Biology 2: 147-150. (Cover image).  

[6] King, A. J. & Cowlishaw, G. (2009a) Foraging opportunities drive interspecific associations between rock kestrels and desert baboons. Journal of Zoology 277: 111-118. (Cover image).  [Podcast]



[5] King, A. J. (2008) Leadership, coordinated behaviour, and information use in a social primate. PhD Thesis, UCL: London. [Abstract]


[4] King, A. J., Douglas, C. M. S., Isaac, N. J. B., Huchard, E. & Cowlishaw, G. (2008) Dominance and affiliation mediate despotism in a social primate. Current Biology 18: 1833-1838. (Cover image).  [Commentary] [Science Daily] [New Scientist]

[3] Clark, F. E. & King, A. J. (2008) A critical review of zoo-based olfactory enrichment. In: Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 11 Hurst, J. L., Beynon, R. J., Roberts, C. S. & Wyatt, T. D. (Eds), Springer.


[2] King, A. J. (2008) Dictators of the Desert. BBC Wildlife Magazine 26, 50-55. This article was also translated for Elethyrotipia magazine (Greece), and WWF Eko magazine (Sweden).


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