Here is a non exhastive list of publications on mammals of Rwanda

Release date 13/01/2015
Contributor Djuma Nsanzimana
Geographical coverage Rwanda,
Keywords mammals,


  1. Tuyisingize, D. Kerbis-Peterhans., J.C., Bronner,N.G., and Stoinski,S.T. 2013. Small mammal community composition in the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Bonn Zoological Bulletin 62:177-185.

  2. Detwiler, K.M., Gray, J. Kaplin, B.A. (2013) A case of hybridization in guenons at Nyungwe Forest National Park, Rwanda: cercopithecus ascanius schmidti x c. progonias denti. American Journal of Primatology, 75, 78-78.

  3. Dinets, Vladimir. (2011) First sighting of the Giant Genet Genetta Victoriae in Rwanda. Small Carnivore Conservation, 44, 25-26.
  4. Nyiramana, A., Mendoza, I., Kaplin, B. A., Forget, P. M. (2011.) Evidence for seed dispersal by rodents in tropical montane forest in Africa. Biotropica, 43 (6), 654;657.
  5. Easton, J., Chao, N., Mulindahabi, F., Ntare, N., Rugyerinyange, L., & Ndikubwimana, I. (2011.) Status and conservation of the only population of the vulnerable owl-faced monkey Cercopithecus hamlyni in Rwanda. Oryx, 45 (3), 435;438.
  6. Gross-Camp, N. D., & Kaplin, B. A. (2011.) Differential seed handling by two African primates affects seed fate and establishment of large-seeded trees. Acta Oecologica, 37 (6), 578;586.
  7. Gross-Camp, N. D., Masozera, M., & Kaplin, B. A. (2009.) Chimpanzee seed dispersal quantity in a tropical montane forest of Rwanda. American Journal of Primatology, 71 (11), 901 ; 911.
  8. Gross-Camp, N. D., Mulindahabi, F., & Kaplin, B. A. (2009.) Comparing the dispersal of large-seeded tree species by frugivore assemblages in tropical montane forest in Africa. Biotropica, 41 (4), 442;451.
  9. Fashing, P. J., Mulindahabi, F., Gakima, J. B., Masozera, M., Mununura, I., Plumptre, A. J., & Nguyen, N. (2007.) Activity and ranging patterns of Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii in Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda: Possible costs of large group size. International Journal of Primatology, 28 (3), 529 ;550.
  10. Gross-Camp, N., & Kaplin, B. A. (2005.) Chimpanzee ( Pan troglodytes ) seed dispersal in an Afromontane forest: Microhabitat influences on the postdispersal fate of large seeds1. Biotropica, 37 (4), 641-649
  11. Santiago, M.L., Bibollet-Ruche, F., Gross-Camp, N., Majewski, A.C., Masozera, M., Munanura, I., Kaplin, BA, Sharp, P.M., Shaw, G.M., and BA Hahn. (2003.) Noninvasive detection of simian immunodeficiency virus infection in a wild-living l’hoest’s monkey (Cercopithecus lhoesti). Aids Research and Human Retroviruses, 19(12): 1163-1166.
  12. Kaplin, BA. (2002.) Terrestriality and the maintenance of the disjunct geographical distribution in the lhoesti group In M. Glenn, M. Cords, and A. Gautier-Hion, editors. The Guenons: Diversity and Adaptation in African Monkeys. Kluwer Academic Publishers, New York.
  13. Kaplin, BA and J.E. Lambert. (2002.) Seed dispersal effectiveness by Cercopithecus monkeys: Implications for seed input into degraded areas. In Levey, D.J., Silva, W.R., and M. Galetti, editors. Seed Dispersal and Frugivory: Ecology, Evolution and Conservation. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK.
  14. Vedder A. and Fashing P.J. (2002.) Diet of a 300-member Angolan colobus monkey (Colobus angolensis) supergroup in the Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 3:159-160 (Suppl. 34).
  15. Fimbel, Cheryl; Vedder, Amy; Dierenfeld, Ellen; Mulindahabi, Felix. (2001.) An ecological basis for large group size in Colobus angolensis in the Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda. African Journal of Ecology, 39(1):83-92.
  16. Kaplin, BA. (2001.) Ranging behavior of two species of forest guenons (Cercopithecus mitis doggetti and C. lhoesti) in the Nyungwe Forest Reserve, Rwanda. International Journal of Primatology, 22(4): 521-548.
  17. Kaplin, BA and T.C. Moermond. (2000.) Foraging ecology of the mountain monkey: implications for its evolutionary history and use of disturbed forest. American Journal of Primatology, 50(4):227-246.
  18. Vedder, A. (1990.) Conservation of Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda: primates as contributors to the science of conservation. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 81(2):311-311.
  19. Kaplin, BA and T.C. Moermond. (1998.) Variation in seed handling by two species of forest monkeys in Rwanda. American Journal of Primatology, 45:83-101.
  20. Kaplin, BA, V. Munyaligoga, and T.C. Moermond. (1998.) The influence of temporal changes in fruit availability on fruit eating and seed handling in blue monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis doggetti). Biotropica, 30:56-71.
  21. Monfort, A. (1992.) Premiere liste commentee des mammiferes du Rwanda. Journal of African zoology, 106 (2), 141-151.
  22. Vedder, A. (1990.) Conservation of Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda: Primates as contributors to the science of conservation. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 81 (2), 311.
  23. Verschuren, J. (1987.) Checklist of Mammals in the Nat. Parks of Zaire, Rwanda & Burundi Bull Inst. R Sci Nat Belg Biol 57: 17-39 [Inst. Royal Sci Nat, 29 rue Vautier 1040 Brussels – also Mt. Nimba, Liberia 86].