Kate Markham


About me

I am a primatologist interested in primate diet and ecology. I also run a blog about primates, ecology, and conservation:

My info

Full name
Kate Markham
Curator level
Full Curator


740 objects curated
116 taxa curated
46 images set as exemplar
39 articles selected for Overview
1 preferred classification selected

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Curator qualifications


1. I completed my Master's of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Victoria where I did a research-based thesis on primate diet and behavior.

2. Publications

Constantino P, Markham K, Lucas P. (2012). Tooth enamel chipping as a means for estimating bite force and diet in extant primates (Pongo, Gorilla, Pan). International Journal of Primatology. 33(3):661-672.


Sharpe, D., Vratanina, T., Cudmore, B., and Markham, K. (2011, September). Parasite Prevalence in Free-Ranging Mantled Howler Monkeys (Alouatta palliata), La Suerte Biological Field Station, Costa Rica. Poster at 2011 American Society of Primatologists Meeting, Austin, TX, September 17, 2011.

Presentations at Professional Meetings

Markham, K., van Noordwijk, M. and Vogel, E. (2014) Factors Influencing Revisitation Rates to Feeding Trees in Wild, Bornean Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii) in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Presented at the American Society for Primatologists 37th Meeting, Decatur, GA, September 14, 2014.

Markham, K. and Dingess, K. (2014) Diet and behavior of a pair-bonded, South American primate, Callicebus donacophilus. Presented at the International Primatological Society XXV Congress, Hanoi, Vietnam, August 12, 2014

Markham, K. and Vogel, E. (2012). Orangutan Feeding Tree Revisitation Data at the Tuanan Research Station, Borneo Indonesia. Presented at the 11th Annual Lewis N. Cotlow Student Research Conference, Washington, DC, October 19, 2012.

Curation scope
Primarily primates but I have an interest in all things wild.