Selected Publications of Prof Anna Nekaris


  1. Estrada A, Garber P, Heymann E, Lambert J, Rovero F, Roos C, Fuentes A, Nijman V, Nekaris KAI, McKinnon K, Setchell J, Fernandez-Duque E, Boyle S, Gillespie T, Barelli C, Di Fiore A, Verde Arregoitia L, Sussman R, de Guinea M, Meyer A, Amato K, Wich S, Gouveia S, Brodorovski R, Pan R, Li B, Kone I (2017) Impending collapse of the world´s primates: why primates matter. Science Advances. DOI 10.1126/sciadv.1600946, 3(1), e1600946
  2. Nekaris KAI, McCabe S, Spaan D, Imron MA, Nijman V (2017). A novel application of cultural consensus models to evaluate conservation education programmes. Conservation Biology. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13023
  3. Nekaris KAI, Poindexter SA, Reinhardt KD, Wirdateti W, Sigaud M, Cabana F, Nijman V (2017) Coexistence between Javan Slow Lorises (Nycticebus javanicus) and Humans in a Dynamic Agroforestry Landscape in West Java, Indonesia. International Journal of Primatology. 38(2): 303–320.
  4. Nekaris KAI, Spaan D, Nijman V (2017 – in press). Non-leaping lorises – implications for flooded habitats. Primates in Flooded Habitats, Nowak K and Barnett A, eds. 00:000-000.
  5. Balestri M, Campera M, Nekaris KAI, Donati G (2017) Assessing long-term efficacy of environmental education lessons given to teachers in South-Eastern Madagascar. Journal of Applied Environmental Education and Communication. org/10.1080/1533015X.2017.1348275
  6. Cabana F, Dierenfeld ES, Donati G, Wirdateti, Nekaris KAI (2017). The seasonal feeding ecology of the Javan slow loris. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23168
  7. Cabana F, Dierenfeld ES, Donati G, Wirdateti, Nekaris KAI (2017) Exploiting a readily available but hard to digest resource: A review of exudativorous mammals identified thus far and how they cope in captivity
    Integrative Zoology. DOI: 1111/1749-4877.12264
  8. Cabana F, Dierenfeld ES, Donati G, Wirdateti, Nekaris KAI (2017). Trialing nutrient recommendation for slow lorises (Nycticebus) based on wild feeding ecology. Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition doi: 10.1111/jpn.12694
  9. Cabana F, Dierenfeld ES, Donati G, Wirdateti W, Nekaris KAI (2017). Slow lorises (Nycticebus ) really are slow: A study into food passage rates. International Journal of Primatology. doi:10.1007/s10764-017-9986-5.
  10. Campbell N, Shanee S, Nekaris KAI. (2017) A new technique for conservation assessment of nocturnal mammals: a comparative case study of occupancy of night monkeys in Peru. Primate Conservation. In press
  11. Donati G, Arrigo-Nelson SJ, Balestri M, Boinski S, Bollen A, Bridgemane L, Campera M, Derby A, Eppley TM, Hohmann G, Kinnaird MF, Kowalewski M, Lahann P, McLennan MR, Nekaris KAI, Nijman V, Ostner J, Polowinsky SY, Schülke O, Schwitzer C, Stevenson PR, Talebi MG, Tan C, Vogel E, Wright PC, Ganzhorn JU (In press – 2017). Fruit Nitrogen Effect on Primate Radiations. Scientific Reports.
  12. Fuller G, Eggen WF, Wirdateti W, Nekaris KAI (2017). Welfare impacts of the illegal wildlife trade in a cohort of confiscated greater slow lorises, Nycticebus coucang. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. In press
  13. Kappeler PM, Cuozzo FP, Fichtel C, Ganzhorn JU, Gursky-Doyen S, Irwin MT, Ichino S, Lawler R, Nekaris KAI, Ramanamanjato J, Radespiel U, Sauther ML, Wright PC, Zimmermann E (2017) Long-term field studies of lemurs, lorises and tarsiers. Journal of Mammalogy. 98(3):661–669
  14. Kitson H, Nekaris KAI (2017). Instragram fueled slow loris trade uncovered in Marmaris, Turkey. Oryx. doi:10.1017/S0030605317000692
  15. Miard P, Ramlee H, Nekaris KAI (2017). Hiding in the dark: Local ecological knowledge about slow loris in Sarawak to understand conservation relationships between human populations and wild animals. Human Ecology. 45(6):823-831.
  16. Nijman V, Nekaris KAI (2017). The Harry Potter Effect: the rise in trade of owls as pets in Java and Bali, Indonesia. Global Ecology and Conservation.
  17. Nijman V, Listina SS, Siriwat P, Sigaud M, Nekaris KAI (2017). Observation of four Critically Endangered songbirds in the markets of Java suggests domestic trade as a major impediment to their conservation. Birding Asia. 27:20-25.
  18. Poindexter SA, Nekaris KAI (2017) Ontogeny of locomotor behaviour and body size in the Javan slow loris. Journal of Mammalian Biology. 87:40-49.
  19. Poindexter S, Khoa DD, Nekaris KAI (2017) Ranging patterns of reintroduced pygmy slow lorises (Nycticebus pygmaeus) in Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam. Vietnamese Journal of Primatology 2(5): 37-79
  20. Svensson MS, Bersecola E, Mills MSL, Munds RA, Nijman V, Perkin A, Masters JC, Couette S, Nekaris KAI, Bearder SK (2017). A giant among dwarfs: a new species of galago (Primates: Galagidae) from Angola. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. DOI 10.1002/ajpa.23175


  1. Nekaris KAI (2016). The Little Fireface Project – Community conservation of Asia’s slow lorises via ecology, education and empowerment. In Waller M (ed) Ethnoprimatology in the 21st Springer. Pp 259-272
  2. Nekaris KAI, Musing L, Vazquez AG, Donati G (2016) Is tickling torture? Content and public perceptions of animal cruelty within Web 2.0 videos of slow lorises (Nycticebus ). Folia Primatologica. 86:534-551 
  3. Campbell G, Head J, Junker J, Nekaris KAI (2016) Primate abundance and distribution: background concepts and methods. An Introduction to Primate Conservation (eds SA Wich, AJ Marshell). Oxford University Press.
  4. Das N, Biswas J, Bhattacharya K, Nekaris KAI (2016) Observations on the Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) in Pakke Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Asian Primates. 6(1):27-32.
  5. DeGroot B, Nekaris KAI (2016) Ecology of the Germain’s silvered langur (Trachypithecus germaini) in a pre-release environment and the implications for its conservation. Asian Primates. 6(1): 2-14.
  6. Fuller G, Wirdateti, Nijman V, Nekaris KAI (2016) Eagles’ responses to a venomous mammal – do chemical cues in the venom of slow lorises repel avian predators?
  7. Gil Vázquez A, Musing L, Nekaris KAI (2016) Mono veo, mono quiero: el efecto de los vídeos de YouTube en la percepción de especies exóticas como mascotas potenciales. Chronica naturae 6:13-23
  8. Nijman V, Nekaris KAI (2016) Provide context when reporting on the use of protected and endangered wildlife in ethnopharmacological surveys. Journal of Ethnopharmacology194, 577-579.
  9. Nijman V, Spaan D, Nekaris KAI (2016). Addressing the open illegal trade in large marine mollusc shells in Pangandaran, Indonesia. Indonesian Journal of Natural History. 4(1): 12-18.
  10. Reinhardt KD, Wirdateti, Nekaris KAI (2016) Climate-mediated activity of the Javan slow loris, Nycticebus javanicus. AIMS Environmental Science. 3(2)249-260
  11. Rode-Margono EJ, Schwitzer C, Nekaris KAI (2016) Morphology, behaviour, ranging patterns and habitat use of the northern giant mouse lemur Mirza zaza in Sahamalaza, northwestern Madagascar. In: The Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs of Madagascar: Biology, Behavior and Conservation Biogeography of the Cheirogaleidae, 73, p.235
  12. Svensson MS, Bannister F, Cervera L, Donati G, Huck M, Jerusalinsky L, Juarez CP, Maldonado A, Martinez Mollinedo J, Méndez-Carvajal PG, Molina Argandoña MA, Mollo Vino AD, Nekaris KAI, Peck M, Rey-Goyeneche J, Shanee N, Shanee S, Spaan D, Nijman V (2016). Disappearing in the night: an overview on trade and legislation of night monkeys in South and Central America. Folia Primatologica. 87:332-348


  1. Nekaris KAI, Starr CR (2015). Conservation and ecology of the neglected slow loris: priorities and prospectsESR 28:87-95
  2. Nekaris KAI, Svensson M, Arnell A (2015) Selecting a conservation surrogate species for small fragmented habitats using ecological niche modelling Animals 5:27-40
  3. Cabana, F., & Nekaris, K.A.I. (2015).Diets high in fruits and low in gum exudates promote the occurrence and development of dental disease in pygmy slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus) Zoo Biology, DOI: 10.1002/zoo.21245
  4. Das N, Nekaris KAI, Biswas J, Das J, & Bhattacharjee PC. (2015). Persistence and protection of the Vulnerable Bengal slow loris Nycticebus bengalensis in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, north-east India.Oryx49, 127-132.
  5. Gray A, Wirdateti, Nekaris KAI. (2015). Use of exudate-based enrichment to improve the welfare of captive slow lorises (Nycticebus ) rescued from the illegal pet trade in Indonesia. Endangered Species Research. 27:21-29.
  6. Grow NB, Nekaris KAI (2015). Does toxic defence in Nycticebus spp. relate to ectoparasites? The lethal effects of slow loris venom on arthropods. Toxicon,95, 1-5.
  7. Kandel K, Huettmann F, Suwal MK, Regmi GR, Nijman V, Nekaris KAI, … & Subedi TR (2015) Rapid multi-nation distribution assessment of a charismatic conservation species using open access ensemble model GIS predictions: Red panda (Ailurus fulgens) in the Hindu-Kush Himalaya region. Biological Conservation, 181, 150-161.
  8. Moore RS, Cabana F, Nekaris KAI (2015). Factors influencing stereotypic behaviours of animals rescued from Asian animal markets: A slow loris case study.Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 166, 131-136.
  9. Nijman V, Spaan D, Rode-Margono EJ, Roberts PD, Wirdateti, Nekaris KAI (2015) Trade in common palm civets Paradoxurus hermaphroditus in Javan and Balinese markets. Small Carnivore Conservation. Online First.
  10. Nijman V, Spaan D, Nekaris KAI (2015) Large-scale trade in protected marine mollusc shells from Java and Bali, Indonesia. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0140593. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140593
  11. Nijman V, Nekaris KAI, Das N, Zhang M (2015) Slow loris arm key-rings. Oryx49(03), 391-391
  12. Nijman V, Spaan D, Rode-Margono EJ, Roberts PD, Wirdateti, Nekaris KAI (2015) Trade in common palm civets Paradoxurus hermaphroditus in Javan and Balinese markets. Small Carnivore Conservation. 50: 1-11
  13. Nijman V, Spaan D, Rode-Margono EJ, Wirdateti, Nekaris KAI (2015) Changes in the primate trade in Indonesian wildlife markets over a 25-Year period: less apes and langurs, more macaques and slow lorises. American Journal of Primatology DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22517
  14. Osterberg P, Nekaris KAI (2015). The use of animals as photo props to attract tourists in Thailand: A Case Study of the Slow Loris Nycticebus spp. Traffic Bulletin: seizures and prosecutions27(1), 13.
  15. Pozzi L, Nekaris KAI, Perkin A, Bearder SK, Pimley ER, Schulze H, Streicher U, Nadler T, Kitchener A, Zischler H, Zinner D, Roos C (2015). Remarkable ancient divergences amongst neglected lorisiform primates. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.
  16. Rode-Margono, E.J., & Nekaris, K.A.I. (2015). Cabinet of Curiosities: Venom Systems and Their Ecological Function in Mammals, with a Focus on Primates. Toxins, 7, 2639-2658.
  17. Rode-Margono, E.J., Albers, M., Wiradeti & Nekaris, K.A.I. (2015). Gastrointestinal parasites and ectoparasites in wild Javan slow loris (Nycticebus javanicus), and implications for captivity and animal rescue.Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 3, 80-86.
  18. Rode-Margono EJ, Rademaker M, Wirdateti, Strijkstra A, Nekaris KAI. (2015). Effects of environmental conditions on the abundance of arthropod prey of the venomous Javan slow loris (Nycticebus javanicus) in a West- Javan volcanic agricultural system.Journal of Natural History
  19. Rode‐Margono, E. J., Nekaris, K., Kappeler, P. M., & Schwitzer, C. (2015). The Largest Relative Testis Size Among Primates and Aseasonal Reproduction in a Nocturnal Lemur, Mirza zaza. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
  20. Svensson S, Ingram DJ, Nekaris KAI, Nijman V (2015) Trade and ethnozoological use of African lorisiforms in the last 20 years. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 26(2): 153-161
  21. Williams E, Cabana F, Nekaris KAI (2015).  Improving diet and activity of insectivorous primates in captivity: Naturalizing the diet of Northern Ceylon gray slender loris, Loris lydekkerianus nordicus Zoo Biology DOI: 10.1002/zoo.21231


  1. Nekaris KAI (2014) Extreme primates: Ecology and evolution of Asian lorises. Evolutionary Anthropology 23(5):177-187
  2. Nekaris KAI, Arisona Aji Pambudi J, Achmed D, Nijman V (2014) Densities, distribution and detectability of a small nocturnal primate (Javan slow loris Nycticebus javanicus) in a montane rainforest. Endangered Species Research.  24: 95–103
  3. Das N, Nekaris KAI, Bhattacharjee PC (2014). Medicinal plant exudativory by the Bengal slow loris Nycticebus bengalensis ESR 23:149-15
  4. Das N, Nekaris KAI,  Biswas J, Das J, Bhattacharjee PC (2014) Persistence and protection of the Vulnerable Bengal slow loris Nycticebus bengalensis in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, north-east India. Oryx. Online View
  5. Madani G & Nekaris KAI (2014) Anaphylactic shock following the bite of a wild Kayan slow loris (Nycticebus kayan): implications for slow loris conservation. Journal of venomous animals and toxins including tropical diseases, 20(1), 43.
  6. Mittermeier R, Rylands A. et al, Nekaris KAI. (2014). Handbook of The Mammals of the World Vol 2. Primates. Conservation International and Lynx.
  7. Moore RS, Wihermanto, Nekaris KAI (2014) Compassionate conservation, rehabilitation and translocation of Indonesian slow lorisesESR 26:93-102
  8. Morrogh-Bernard HC, Stitt JM, Yeen Z, Nekaris KAI & Cheyne SM (2014) Interactions between a wild Bornean orang-utan and a Philippine slow loris in a peat-swamp forest. Primates, 1-4.
  9. Nijman V & Nekaris KAI (2014) Traditions, taboos and trade in slow lorises in Sundanese communities in southern Java, Indonesia. Endang Species Res, 25(1), 79-88.
  10. Nijman V & Nekaris KAI (2014). Trade in Wildlife in Bali, Indonesia, for Medicinal and Decorative Purposes. TRAFFIC Bulletin, 26(1), 31.
  11. Nijman V, Nekaris KAI, Bickford M (2012). Asian medicine: small species at risk. Nature 481: 265.
  12. Nijman V, Shepherd CR, & Nekaris KAI (2014) Trade in Bengal Slow Lorises in Mong La, Myanmar, on the China Border. Asian Primates
  13. Rode-Margono, EJ, & Nekaris KAI (2014) Impact of climate and moonlight on a venomous mammal, the Javan slow loris (Nycticebus javanicus Geoffroy, 1812). Contributions to Zoology, 83(4), 217-225.
  14. Rode-Margono EJ, Nijman V, Wirdateti, Nekaris KAI (2014) Ethology of the Critically Endangered Javan slow loris Nycticebus javanicus É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire in West JavaAsian Primates 4(2): 27-41
  15. Rode-Margono EJ, Voskamp A, Spaan D, Lehtinen J, Roberts P, Nijman V, & Nekaris KAI (2014) Records of small carnivores and of medium-sized nocturnal mammals on Java, Indonesia. Small Carnivore Conservation, 50, 1-11.
  16. Voskamp A, Rode EJ, Coudrat CNZ, Wirdateti, Nawanto A, Wilson R, Nekaris KAI (2014) Habitat preferences and distribution of the Critically Endangered Javan slow loris (Nycticebus javanicus). Endangered Species Research. 23:277-286


  1. Nekaris KAI, Campbell N, Coggins TG, Rode EJ, Nijman V (2013) Tickled to Death: Analysing Public Perceptions of ‘Cute’ Videos of Threatened Species (Slow Lorises – Nycticebus spp.) on Web 2.0 Sites. PLoS ONE 8(7): e69215.
  2. Nekaris KAI, Moore RS, Rode EJ, & Fry BG (2013) Mad, bad and dangerous to know: the biochemistry, ecology and evolution of slow loris venom. Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases,19.
  3. Nekaris KAI and Stengel C. (2013) Where are they? Quantification, distribution and microhabitat use of fragments by the red slender loris in Sri Lanka. In Marsh L and Chapman C (ed.): Primates in Fragments II. Oxford University Press: Oxford.
  4. Nekaris KAI, Boulton A, Nijman V. (2013) An ethnoprimatological approach to assessing levels of tolerance between human and commensal non-human primates in Sri Lanka. Journal of Anthropological Sciences. 91:1-14.
  5. Coudrat CNZ, Nanthavong C, Nekaris KAI (2013). Conservation of the red-shanked douc Pygathrix nemaeus in Lao People’s Democratic Republic: density estimates based on distance sampling and habitat suitability modelling. Oryx.
  6. Coudrat CNZ and Nekaris KAI. (2013) Modelling Niche Differentiation of Co-Existing, Elusive and Morphologically Similar Species: A Case Study of Four Macaque Species in Nakai-Nam Theun National Protected Area, Laos. Animals. 3:45-62.
  7. Munds RA, Ali R, Roatch N, Nijman V, Nekaris KAI, Goossens B. (2013). Living together in the night: abundance and habitat use of sympatric and allopatric populations of slow lorises and tarsiers (Nycticebus and Tarsius). Endangered Species Research. 22:269-277
  8. Munds RA, Nekaris KAI, Ford SM (2013). Taxonomy of the Bornean slow loris, with new species Nycticebus kayan (Primates, Lorisidae). American Journal of Primatology, 75: 46-56.
  9. Neilson E, Nijman V, Nekaris KAI. (2013) A novel method for making conservation assessments of arboreal mammals in difficult terrain: occupancy modeling of the pileated gibbon, Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia. International Journal of Primatology. 34:823-835.
  10. Regmi GR, Nekaris KAI, Kandel K, Nijman V. (2013) Crop-raiding by Assamese macaques in Nepal. Endangered Species Research. 20:217-226.
  11. Rode EJ, Nekaris KAI, Markolf M, Schliehe-Diecks S, Seiler M, Radespiel U, Schwitzer C (2013). Social organisation of the northern giant mouse lemur Mirza zaza in Sahamalaza, north western Madagascar, inferred from nest group composition and genetic relatedness. Contributions to Zoology. 82-71-83.
  12. Starr C & Nekaris K A I (2013) Obligate exudativory characterizes the diet of the pygmy slow loris Nycticebus pygmaeusAmerican journal of primatology,75(10): 1054-1061.


  1. Nekaris KAI, Campbell N (2012) Media attention promotes conservation of threatened Asian slow lorises. Oryx. 46(2): 169-170.
  2. Nekaris KAI, Jaffe S, Donati G. (2012) Forest fragmentation imperils red slender lorises (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) in South-Western Sri Lanka. In (Masters J, Genin F, Crompton R): Leaping Ahead: Advances in Prosimian Biology, Springer: New York.
  3. Nekaris KAI. 2012. Bite for Survival BBC Knowledge. May June Issue. Pp. 74-78
  4. Nekaris KAI. 2012. Lethal Loris. BBC Wildlife. February pp. 52-56.
  5. Nekaris KAI. 2012. Saving the world’s cutest animal. Wanderlust. January. Pp. 1-2.
  6. Starr CR, Nekaris KAI, Leung L (2012). Why are pygmy slow lorises afraid of the light? Moonlight and temperature affect pygmy slow loris activity in a mixed deciduous forest in Cambodia. PlosOne.7(4): e36396. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0036396
  7. Starr CR, Nekaris KAI, Leung, L (2012). A comparison of three survey methods for detecting the elusive pygmy slow loris in Eastern Cambodia. Journal of Cambodian Natural History. 123-130.
  8. Streicher U, Collins R, Navarro-Montes A, Nekaris KAI.  (2012).Exudates and animal prey characterize slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus, N. coucang and N. javanicus) diet in captivity and after release into the wild. In (Masters J, Genin F, Crompton R): Leaping Ahead: Advances in Prosimian Biology, Springer: New York.


  1. Nekaris KAI, Nijman V, Godfrey LR (2011). Anthropology: follow field primatologists. Nature 471:448.
  2. Coudrat CNZ, Rogers LD, Nekaris KAI (2011). Abundance of primates reveals Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cardamom Mountains, southwest Cambodia as a priority area for their conservation. Oryx 45(3): 427-434.
  3. Nijman V, Nekaris KAI, Donati G, Bruford M, Fa J (2011). Primate conservation: measuring and mitigating trade in primates. Endangered Species Research.13:159-161
  4. Rode J, Nekaris KAI, Rode EJ (2011). Preliminary conservation status assessment for the Data Deficient northern giant mouse lemur Mirza zaza. Lemur News. 11-12.
  5. Rogers LD and Nekaris KAI (2011). Behaviour and habitat use of the Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) in grasslands of Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cambodia. Cambodia Journal of Natural History. (2) 104-113.
  6.  Schwitzer C, Glatt L, Nekaris KAI, Ganzhorn JU. (2011) Responses of animals to habitat alteration: An introduction focusing on primates. Endangered Species Research.14:31-38.
  7. Starr CR, Nekaris KAI, Streicher U, Leung L (2011).  Field Surveys of the threatened pygmy slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus) using local knowledge in Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia. Oryx 45:135-142.

2010 and earlier

  1. Nekaris KAI, Bearder SK. (2007). The strepsirrhine primates of Asia and Mainland Africa: diversity shrouded in darkness. Pp 24-45 in Campbell C, Fuentes A, MacKinnon K, Panger M, Bearder SK, editors. Primates in Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2. Nekaris KAI, Shepherd CS, Starr CS, Nijman V. (2010).Exploring cultural drivers for trade via an ethnoprimatological approach: a case study of slow and slender lorises (Nycticebus and Loris) in South and Southeast Asia. American Journal of Primatology. 71:1-10.
  3. Nekaris KAI & Munds R. (2010) Using facial markings to unmask diversity: the slow lorises (Primates: Lorisidae: Nycticebus) of Indonesia. In (Gursky S & Supriatna J, eds) The Primates of Indonesia. Springer: New York. Pp. 383-396.
  4. Nekaris KAI, Starr C, Collins RL, Navarro-Montes, A. (2010) Comparative ecology of exudate feeding by Asian slow lorises (Nycticebus). In (Burrows A &Nash L, eds) The Evolution of Exudativory in Primates. Springer: New York. Pp: 155-168.
  5. Nekaris, KAI and Gursky, SG. (2007). Theoretical perspectives of primate anti-predator behaviour. In (Gursky SG and Nekaris KAI, eds). Primate Anti-predator Strategies. Springer Press: New York, pp. VI-XIII.
  6. Nekaris KAI & Nijman V (2008) Attention for Sri Lankan monkey paints a bleak picture yet gives a glimmer of hope. Oryx. 42(4): 487-488.
  7. Nekaris KAI, Blackham G, Nijman V (2008). Conservation implications of low encounter rates of five nocturnal primate species (Nycticebus spp.) in Asia. Biodiversity and Conservation. 17(4): 733-747.
  8. Nekaris, KAI & Jaffe, S. (2007). Unexpected diversity of slow lorises (Nycticebus spp.) within the Javan pet trade: implications for slow loris taxonomy. Contributions to Zoology 76(3):187-196.
  9. Nekaris KAI, Pimley ER and Ablard K. (2007). Anti-predator behaviour of lorises and pottos. In (eds. Gursky SG and Nekaris KAI). Primate Anti-predator Strategies. Springer Press: New York. Pp. 220-238.
  10. Nekaris KAI & Stephens NJ (2007). All lorises are not slow: rapid arboreal locomotion in the newly recognised red slender loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) of southwestern Sri Lanka. American Journal of Primatology 69:112-120
  11. Nekaris, KAI (2006). The social lives of Mysore slender lorises. American Journal of Primatology 68:1-12.
  12. Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI & Curtis D (2006). A re-evaluation of the role of vision for the activity rhythms of nocturnal primates, Folia Primatologica 77(1-2):50-71.
  13. Nekaris KAI. (2005). Foraging behaviour of the slender loris: implications for theories of primate origins.  Journal of Human Evolution 49:289-300. – cited 13 times
  14. Nekaris KAI, Liyanage WKDD & Gamage S (2005).  Relationship between forest structure and floristic composition and population density of the Southwestern Ceylon slender loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) in Masmullah Forest, Sri Lanka.  Mammalia 69(2):1-10.
  15. Nekaris KAI & Jayewardene J (2004). Distribution of slender lorises in four ecological zones in Sri Lanka.  Journal of Zoology 262:1-12.
  16. Nekaris KAI (2003). Observations on mating, birthing and parental care in three taxa of slender loris in India and Sri Lanka (Loris tardigradus and Loris lydekkerianus). Folia Primatologica, supp. (eds. S. Gursky and KAI Nekaris) 74:312-336.
  17. Nekaris KAI (2003). Spacing system of the Mysore slender loris (Loris lydekkerianus lydekkerianus). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 121:86-96.
  18. Nekaris KAI (2003). Rediscovery of the slender loris in Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka. Asian Primates 8(03):1-7.
  19. Nekaris KAI & Jayewardene J (2003). Pilot study and conservation status of the slender loris (Loris tardigradus and Loris lydekkerianus) in Sri Lanka. Primate Conservation 19: 83-90.
  20. Nekaris, KAI & Rasmussen DT (2003). Diet of the slender loris. International Journal of Primatology 24(1):33-46.
  21. Nekaris KAI (2003).  Notes on the distribution and behaviour of three small wild cats in Sri Lanka. Cat News – Journal of the IUCN Cats Specialist Group 38:30-31.
  22. Nekaris KAI (2002).  Slender in the night. Natural History.  2(02): 54-59.
  23. Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI & Buzzell CA (2002).  Dangers in the night: are some nocturnal primates afraid of the dark?  In (L Miller, ed.): Eat or Be Eaten: Predator Sensitive Foraging in Primates, Cambridge University Press. Pp. 21-40.
  24. Nekaris KAI (2001).  Activity budget and positional behaviour of the Mysore slender loris: implications for slow climbing locomotion. Folia Primatologica. 72: 228-241.
  25. Aldrich BC, Molleson L, Nekaris KAI (2008). Vocalisations as a conservation tool: an auditory survey of the Andean titi monkey Callicebus oenanthe Thomas, 1924 (Mammalia: Primates: Cebidae) at Tarangue, Northern Peru. Contributions to Zoology 77(1):1-6.
  26. De Jong Y, Butynski T, and Nekaris KAI (2008). Survey of patas monkey in Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 97(1):83-102.
  27. Eschmann C, Moore R, Nekaris KAI (2008).  Calling patterns of Western purple-faced langurs (Mammalia: Primates: Cercopithecidea: Trachypithecus vetulus nestor) in a severely degraded human landscape in Sri Lanka. Contributions to Zoology 77(2):57-65.
  28. Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI & Lloyd J (2003).  Tips from the bush. In (D. Curtis and J. Setchell, eds.): Handbook of Primate Field Methods. Cambridge University Press. Pp. 309-323.
  29. Biebouw K, Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI. (2009). Tree hole utilisation by the hairy-eared dwarf lemur (Allocebus trichotis) in Analamazaotra Special Reserve. Folia Primatologica. 80(2): 89-103.
  30. Buckley C, Nekaris KAI & Husson S. (2006) Survey of Hylobates albibarbis in peat swamp, Central Kalimantan, Borneo. Primates 47(4):327-335.
  31. Collins R, Nekaris KAI. (2008). Release of greater slow lorises (Nycticebus coucang), confiscated from the pet trade, to Batutegi Protected Forest, Sumatra, Indonesia. IUCN Global Re-introduction Perspectives: re-introduction case studies from around the globe. Ed. P.S. Soorae. IUCN/SSC Reintroduction Specialist Group: Abu Dabhi, UAE, pp. 192-195.
  32. Gursky SG & Nekaris KAI (2003). Patterns of mating, birthing and rearing in nocturnal prosimians: an historical perspectiveFolia Primatologica Supp. 74:241-245.
  33. Moore RS,  Nekaris KAI, Eschmann C (2010). Habitat use by western purple-faced langurs (Colobinae: Trachypithecus vetulus nestor) in a fragmented suburban landscape. Endangered Species Research.12:227-234.
  34. Navarro-Montes A, Nekaris KAI. Parish T.  2009. Trade in Asian slow lorises (Nycticebus): using education workshops to counter an increase in illegal trade. Living Forests. 15:19-22
  35. Nijman V & Nekaris KAI. (2010) Changes in levels of tolerance towards commensal primates in relation to deforestation in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Pest Management 56 (2): 153-158.
  36. Nijman V & Nekaris KAI (2010) Testing susceptibility of crop-raiding by primates by assessing the usefulness of crop- and farm-specific risk values. Journal of Applied Animal Science. 127:125-129.
  37. Nijman V & Nekaris KAI. (2010) Checkerboard patterns, interspecific competition and extinction: lessons from distribution patterns of tarsiers and slow lorises in insular Southeast Asia. International Journal of Primatology. 31:1147-1160.
  38. Parker L, Nijman, V, Nekaris KAI (2008). When there is no forest left: fragmentation, local extinction, and small population sizes in the Sri Lankan western purple-faced langur. Endangered Species Research.  5:29-36.
  39. Rasmussen DT & Nekaris KAI (1998). The evolutionary history of the lorisiform primates. Folia Primatologica. 69 (sup. 1): 250-287.
  40. Starr CR, Nekaris KAI, Streicher U, Leung L (2010). Widespread use of slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis and N. pygmaeus) in traditional medicines in Cambodia as an impediment for their conservation. Endangered Species Research.12:17-23.
  41. Starr CR, Nekaris KAI, Rogers LD, Streicher U. (2010). Surveys and preliminary field observations of the northern slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) in Cambodia. pp. 43-52. In Nadler T, Rawson B (ed): Conservation of Primates of Indochina. Springer: New York.
  42. Svensson MS, Samudio R, Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI. (2010) Density estimates of Panamanian owl monkeys Aotus zonalis in three habitat types. American Journal of Primatology. 72(2):187-192.
  43. Thorn JS, Nijman V, Smith D, Nekaris KAI (2009). Ecological niche modelling as a technique for assessing threats and setting conservation priorities for Asian slow lorises (Primates: Nycticebus). Diversity and Distributions. 15(2). Pgs: 289-298