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Professor Russell Hill - all publications

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  • Hill, R.A. (2017). Dunbar, R.I.M. (Robin Ian MacDonald). In The International Encyclopaedia of Primatology. Fuentes, A. Chichester, UK Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Nowak, K., Hill, R.A., Wimberger, K. & le Roux, A. (2016). Risk-taking in samango monkeys in relation to human observers at two sites in South Africa. In Ethnoprimatology: Primate Conservation in the 21st Century. Waller, M. Springer. 301-314.
  • Maier, M.A., Hill, R.A., Elliot, A.J. & Barton, R.A. (2015). Color in achievement contexts in humans. In Handbook of color psychology. Elliot, A.J., Fairchild, M.D. & Franklin, A. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 568-584.
  • Hill, R.A., Sellers, W.I., Logan, B. & Zapala, J. (2012). An agent-based model of group decision-making in baboons. In Modelling Natural Action Selection. Seth, A., Prescott, T. & Bryson, J. Cambridge University Press. 454-476.
  • Wiedemann, D., Barton, R.A. & Hill, R.A. (2012). Evolutionary approaches to sport. In Applied Evolutionary Psychology. Roberts, S.C. Oxford University Press. 290-307.
  • Hill, R.A. (2008). Nonhuman primate approaches to landscapes. In Handbook of Landscape Archaeology. David, B. & Thomas, J. Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press, Inc. 95-101.
  • Hill, R.A. (2006). Predation risk and habitat use in chacma baboons (Papio hamadryas ursinus). In Primates and their predators. Gursky, S. & Nekaris K.A.I. New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 339-354.
  • Sellers, W.I., Hill, R.A. & Logan, B. (2005). Biorealistic simulation of baboon foraging using agent-based modelling. In Modelling natural action selection: Proceedings of an international workshop. Bryson, J.J., Prescott, T.J. & Seth, A.K. AISB Press. 127-134.
  • Hill, R.A. (2005). Day length seasonality and the thermal environment. In Primate seasonality: implications for human evolution. Brockman, D.K. & van Schaik, C.P. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 197-213.
  • Hill, R.A. & Cowlishaw, G. (2002). Foraging female baboons exhibit similar patterns of antipredator vigilance across two populations. In Eat or be eaten: predator sensitive foraging among primates. Miller, L.E. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 187-204.

Journal Article

  • Allan, A.T.L. & Hill, R.A. (2018). What have we been looking at? A call for consistency in studies of primate vigilance. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 165(S65): 4-22.
  • Atickem, A., Simeneh, G., Bekele, A., Mekonnen, T., Sillero-Zubiri, C., Hill, R.A. & Stenseth, N.C. (2017). African wolf diet, predation on livestock and conflict in the Guassa Mountains of Ethiopia. African Journal of Ecology 55(4): 632-639.
  • Howlett, C. & Hill, R.A. (2017). Can zoo enclosures inform exclosure design for crop-raiding primates? A preliminary assessment. African Journal of Ecology 55(4): 727-730.
  • Pitman, R.T., Fattebert, J., Williams, S.T., Williams, K.S., Hill, R.A., Hunter, L.T.B., Robinson, H., Power, J., Swanepoel, L.H., Slotow, R. & Balme, G. (2017). Cats, connectivity and conservation: incorporating datasets and integrating scales for wildlife management. Journal of Applied Ecology 54(6): 1687-1698.
  • Chase Grey, J.N., Bell, S. & Hill, R.A. (2017). Leopard diets and landowner perceptions of human wildlife conflict in the Soutpansberg Mountains, South Africa. Journal for Nature Conservation 37: 56-65.
  • Williams, S.T., William, K.S., Lewis, B.P. & Hill, R.A. (2017). Population dynamics and threats to an apex predator outside protected areas: Implications for carnivore management. Royal Society Open Science 4(4): 161090.
  • Wimberger, K., Nowak, K. & Hill, R.A. (2017). Reliance on exotic plants by two groups of threatened samango monkeys, Cercopithecus albogularis labiatus, at their southern range limit. International Journal of Primatology 38(2): 151-171.
  • Nowak, K., Wimberger, K., Richards, S.A., Hill, R.A. & le Roux, A. (2017). Samango monkeys (Cercopithecus albogularis labiatus) manage risk in a highly seasonal, human-modified landscape in Amathole Mountains, South Africa. International Journal of Primatology 38(2): 194-206.
  • Pitman, R.T., Fattebert, J., Williams, S.T., Williams, K.S., Hill, R.A., Hunter, L.T.B., Slotow, R. & Balme, G.A. (2017). The conservation costs of game ranching. Conservation Letters 10(4): 402-412.
  • Williams, S.T., Williams, K.S., Joubert, C.J. & Hill, R.A. (2016). The impact of land reform on the status of large carnivores in Zimbabwe. PeerJ 4: e1537.
  • Nowak, K., Richards, S., le Roux, A. & Hill, R. A. (2016). The influence of live-capture on the risk perceptions of habituated samango monkeys. Journal of Mammalogy 97(5): 1461-1468.
  • Wiedemann, D., Burt, D.M., Hill, R.A. & Barton, R.A. (2015). Red clothing increases perceived dominance, aggression and anger. Biology Letters 11(5): 20150166.
  • Howlett, C., Setchell, J.M., Hill, R.A. & Barton, R.A. (2015). The 2D:4D digit ratio and social behaviour in wild female chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) in relation to dominance, aggression, interest in infants, affiliation and heritability. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69(1): 61-74.
  • Constant, N.L., Bell, S. & Hill, R.A. (2015). The impacts, characterisation and management of human-leopard conflict in a multi-use land system in South Africa. Biodiversity and Conservation 24(12): 2967-2989.
  • Lawson, J.F., James, C., Jannson, A.-U.C., Koyama, N.F. & Hill, R.A. (2014). A comparison of heterosexual and homosexual mating preferences in personal advertisements. Evolution and Human Behavior 35(5): 408-414.
  • Coleman, B.T. & Hill, R.A. (2014). Biogeographic Variation in the Diet and Behaviour of Cercopithecus mitis. Folia Primatologica 85(5): 319-334.
  • Nowak, K., le Roux, A., Richards, S.A., Scheijen, C. & Hill, R.A. (2014). Human observers impact habituated samango monkeys’ perceived landscape of fear. Behavioral Ecology 25(5): 1199-1204.
  • Coleman, B.T. & Hill, R.A. (2014). Living in a landscape of fear: the impact of predation, resource availability and habitat structure on primate range use. Animal Behaviour 88: 165-173.
  • Chase Grey, J.N., Kent, V.T. & Hill, R.A. (2013). Evidence of a high density population of harvested leopards in a montane environment. PLOS ONE 8(12): e82832.
  • Kent, V.T. & Hill, R.A. (2013). The importance of farmland for the conservation of the brown hyaena Parahyaena brunnea. Oryx: The International Journal of Conservation 47(03): 431-440.
  • Smith, R.K., Ryan, E., Morley, E. & Hill, R.A. (2011). Resolving management conflicts: could agricultural land provide the answer for an endangered species in a habitat classified as a World Heritage Site? Environmental Conservation 38(3): 325-333.
  • Willems, E.P. & Hill, R.A. (2009). A critical assessment of two species distribution models: a case study of the vervet monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops). Journal of Biogeography 36(12): 2300-2312
  • Hill, R.A (2009). Is isolation the major genetic concern for endangered equids? Animal Conservation 12(6): 518-519
  • Willems, E.P. & Hill, R.A. (2009). Predator-specific landscapes of fear and resource distribution: effects on spatial range use. Ecology 90(2): 546–555.
  • Willems, E.P., Barton, R.A. & Hill, R.A. (2009). Remotely sensed productivity, home range selection and local range use by an omnivorous primate. Behavioral Ecology 20(5): 985-992.
  • Smith, R.K., Marais, A., Chadwick, P., Lloyd, P.H. & Hill, R.A. (2008). Monitoring and management of the endangered Cape mountain zebra Equus zebra zebra in the Western Cape, South Africa. African Journal of Ecology 46(2): 207-213.
  • Hill, R.A., Bentley, R.A. & Dunbar, R.I.M. (2008). Network scaling reveals consistent fractal pattern in hierarchical mammalian societies. Biology Letters 4(6): 748-751.
  • Atrill, M., Gresty, K., Hill R.A. & Barton, R.A. (2008). Red shirt colour is associated with long-term team success in English football. Journal of Sports Sciences 26(6): 577-582.
  • Little, A.C & Hill, R.A. (2007). Attribution to red suggests special role in dominance signalling. Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology 5: 87-94.
  • Sellers, W.I., Hill, R.A. & Logan B. (2007). Simulating group decision making in baboons using agent-based modelling. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London 362: 1699-1710.
  • Hill, R.A. (2006). Thermal constraints on activity scheduling and habitat choice in baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 129(2): 242-249.
  • Hill, R.A. (2006). Why be diurnal? Or, why not be cathemeral? Folia Primatologica 77: 72-86.
  • Zhou, W.X., Sornette, D., Hill, R.A. & Dunbar, R.I.M. (2005). Discrete hierarchical organization of social group sizes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272(1561): 439-444.
  • Hill, R.A., Donovan, S. & Koyama, N.F. (2005). Female sexual advertisement reflects resource availability in 20th Century UK society. Human Nature 16: 266-277.
  • Hill, R.A. & Barton, R.A. (2005). Red enhances human performance in contests. Nature 435(7040): 293.
  • Barton, R.A. & Hill, R.A (2005). Sporting contests: Seeing red? Putting sportswear in context (reply). Nature 437: E10-E11.
  • Hill, R.A., Barrett L., Gaynor D., Weingrill T., Dixon P., Payne H. & Henzi S.P. (2004). Day length variation and seasonal analyses of behaviour. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 34: 39-44.
  • Hill, R.A., Weingrill T., Barrett L. & Henzi, S.P. (2004). Indices of environmental temperatures for primates in open habitats. Primates 45: 7-13.
  • Koyama, N.F., McGain, A. & Hill, R.A. (2004). Self-reported mate preferences and 'femimst' attitudes regarding marital relations. Evolution and Human Behavior 25(5): 327-335.
  • Rae, T.C., Hill, R., Hamada, Y. & Koppe, T. (2003). Clinal variation of maxillary sinus volume in Japanese macaques (_Macaca fuscata_). American Journal of Primatology 59(4): 153-158.
  • Hill, R.A., Barrett L., Gaynor D., Weingrill T., Dixon P., Payne H. & Henzi S.P. (2003). Day length, latitude and behavioural (in)flexibility in baboons (Papio cynocephalus ursinus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 53(5): 278-286.
  • Henzi, S.P., Barrett, L., Gaynor, D., Greeff, J., Weingrill, T. & Hill, R.A. (2003). Effect of resource competition on the long-term allocation of grooming by female baboons: evaluating Seyfarth's model. Animal Behaviour 66(5): 931-938.
  • Weingrill, T., Lycett, J.E., Barrett, L., Hill, R.A. & Henzi, S.P. (2003). Male consortship behaviour in chacma baboons: The role of demographic factors and female conceptive probabilities. Behaviour 140: 405-427.
  • Hill, R.A. & Dunbar, R.I.M. (2003). Social network size in humans. Human Nature 14(1): 53-72.
  • Hill, R.A. & Dunbar, R.I.M. (2002). Climatic determinants of diet and foraging behaviour in baboons. Evolutionary Ecology 16(6): 579-593.
  • Hill, R.A., Lycett, J.E. & Dunbar, R.I.M. (2000). Ecological and social determinants of birth intervals in baboons. Behavioral Ecology 11(5): 560-564.
  • Barrett, L., Henzi, S.P., Weingrill, T., Lycett, J.E. & Hill, R.A. (2000). Female baboons do not raise the stakes but they give as good as they get. Animal Behaviour 59: 763-770.
  • Henzi, S.P., Barrett, L., Weingrill, A., Dixon, P. & Hill, R.A. (2000). Ruths amid the alien corn: males and the translocation of female chacma baboons. South African Journal of Science 96(2): 61-62.
  • Hill, R.A. (1999). Size dependent tortoise predation by baboons at De Hoop Nature Reserve, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 95(3): 123-124.
  • Hill, R.A. & Dunbar, R.I.M. (1998). An evaluation of the roles of predation rate and predation risk as selective pressures on primate grouping behaviour. Behaviour 135: 411-430.
  • Hill, R.A. & Lee, P.C. (1998). Predation risk as an influence on group size in cercopithecoid primates: implications for social structure. Journal of Zoology 245: 447-456.