Room: Building 52, Campus Nord, 3rd floor
University of Würzburg
Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology
Biocenter - Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg, Germany
Primatology, Ecology, Chimpanzee behavior and evolution.
Currently, I’m studying the distribution, ecology and behavior of wild chimpanzees in Comoé National Park, focusing in tool use, ecological adaptations, social and cultural behavior.
2014-ongoing PhD-Student Graduate School of Life Sciences, University of Würzburg, Germany
2012-2014 Field Research Manager of 3 wild chimpanzee groups study sites in Tai N. P. Ivory Coast. PanAf Programme, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
2005-2012 Management & coordination of Fuendeverde Nature Centre and Fuendeverde project in Fuendetodos, Spain.
2002-2004 Coordinator of Spanish Distance University (UNED) in Bata, Equatorial Guinea. Biology teacher at UNED Centre in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Africa.
2002-2004 Research, in collaboration with Durrell Foundation, on Forest Meat Crisis impact on Equatoguinean fauna species. Equatorial Guinea.
2001-2002 Management and coordination of the project “Integral Development of Kogo District, Equatorial Guinea” with AAMI (NGO), Kogo, Equatorial Guinea.
2000 Analysis of time budgets in reintroduced chimpanzees at Conkouati Natural Reserve, Republic of Congo.
1996-2000 Research on several ecology projects at Ecology Department of Basque Country University (UPV-EHU), Leioa, Spain.
1996 Research on compared behaviour of Chimpanzees and bonobos at Wilhelma Zoo, Stuttgart, Germany.
1996 B. Sc. Biology. University of Basque Country, UPV-EHU. Spain
John E. Fa, Paul J. Johnson, Jef Dupain, Juan Lapuente, Pamela Köster, David W. Macdonald Sampling effort and dynamics of bushmeat markets. Animal Conservation, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 409-416, 2004
Kühl, H. S., Kalan, A. K., Arandjelovic, M., Aubert, F., D'Auvergne, L., Goedmakers, A., . . ., Boesch, C. (2016). Chimpanzee accumulative stonethrowing. Scientific Reports, 6, 22219.
Juan Lapuente, Thurston C. Hicks, K. Eduard Linsenmair (2016). "Fluid dipping technology of chimpanzees in Comoé National Park, Ivory Coast". American Journal of Primatology; 9999:e22628 DOI:10.1002/ajp.22628