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1.     Cheyne SM. (in press). Status of the Otter Civet Cynogale bennettii on Borneo. IUCN/SCC Otter Specialist Group Bulletin.

2.     Cheyne SM, Gilhooly LJ, Hamard MC, Höing A, Hoiluhan PJ, Kursani, Limin SH, Loken B, Phillips A, Rayadin Y, Ripoll Capilla B, Rowland D, Sastramidjaja WJ, Spehar S, Thompson CJH and Zrust M (In prep.) Population mapping of gibbons Kalimantan, Indonesia: Correlates of Gibbon Density and Vegetation across the species range.

3.     Cheyne SM. (In prep). Reproductive patterns and dispersal in gibbons (Hylobates albibarbis) in the Sabangau peat-swamp forest, Indonesia.

4.     Cheyne SM, Augeri DM, Macdonald DW. (In prep). Movement, activity, abundance and threats for sun bears (Helarctos malayanus) in the Sabangau peat-swamp forest, Indonesian Borneo.

5.      Cheyne SM, Harrison ME, Morrogh-Bernard H, Husson SJ, Lucas PW. (In prep). Comparative properties of sympatric gibbon and orangutan foods. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

6.     Cheyne, SM., Quinten, M., Hodges, JK. (in review). Primates of the Peat-Swamp in Borneo and Sumatra. In A. Barnett, I. Matsuda, & K. Nowak (Eds.), Primates in Flooded Habitats: Ecology and Conservation. Chicago Univeristy Press.

7.     Hilser HB, Ehlers Smith DA, Morrogh-Bernard H, C, Cheyne SM. (in review). Creating Connections: Integrating Health Monitoring Into Primate Conservation Management. Biological Conservation.

8.     Husson S, Dragiewicz ML, Posa MR, Allinson T, Cheyne SM, Page SE, Smith DA, Harrison ME. (In prep). The Peat-swamp Forests of southern Borneo: A Crucial Habitat for Bird Conservation

9.     Husson SJ, Morrogh-Bernard H, D'Arcy LJ, Cheyne SM, Harrison ME, Dragiewicz M. (In prep). The importance of ecological monitoring for habitat management - a case study in the Sabangau Forest, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

10.  Loffeld TC, Cheyne SM. (In prep). Staff Training at Great Ape Habituation Sites: Is there a Need for Universal Guidelines? Primate Conservation.

11.  Quiroga Pacheco C, Moise KL, Astaras C, Cheyne SM. (In prep). Behavioural ecology of non-adult white-bearded gibbons (Hylobates albibarbis) in a degraded peat-swamp forest.

12.  Ripoll Capilla B, Cheyne SM, Veà Baró J. in review. Assessment of ranging behavior methods for Bornean Southern Gibbon (Hylobates albibarbis). Animal Behaviour and Conservation.

13.  Sastramidjaja, WJ, Loken, B, Macdonald, DW and Cheyne SM (In prep). The bay cat (Pardofelis badia (Gray, 1874)) in Kalimantan, new information from recent sightings.

14. Sastramidjaja WJ, Gardner PC, Goossens B, Ambu LN, Miejaard E, Rayadin Y, Macdonald DW and Cheyne SM (In prep) The Bornean banteng (tembadau) (Bos javanicus lowi): new sightings and distribution update.

1.     Ancrenaz M, Sollmann R, Ambu L, Bernard H, Bohm T, Brodie J, Cheyne S.M, Fredriksson G, Gardner P, Goossens B, Harrison M, Hearn A., Khee Lee S, Loken B, Macdonald D., Matsuda I, Meijaard E, Mohamed A, Ross J, Samejima H, Spehar S, Stark D, Wich S and Wilting A (2014). Coming down from the trees: Is terrestrial activity in Bornean orangutans natural or disturbance driven? Scientific Reports 4, doi:10.1038/srep04024

2.Morrogh-Bernard HC, Stitt JM, Yeen Z, Nekaris K.A.I. and Cheyne SM. 2014 Interactions between a wild Bornean orang-utan and a Philippine slow loris in a peat-swamp forest. Primates

1.     Burnham D, Bearder SK, Cheyne SM, Dunbar R, Macdonald DW. 2013. Predation by mammalian carnivores on nocturnal primates: is the lack of evidence support for the effectiveness of nocturnality as an anti-predator strategy? Folia Primatologica. 83:236-251

2.     Cattau ME, Husson SJ, Cheyne SM (2013) The Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) in a vanishing forest: the former Mega Rice Project, Indonesia. Oryx

3.     Cheyne SM, Höing A, Rinear J, Sheeran LK. 2013. Sleeping site selection by agile gibbons: The influence of tree stability, fruit availability, and predation risk. Folia Primatologica. 83:299-311

4.     Cheyne SM, Rowland D, Höing A, Sheeran LK. 2013. How orang-utans choose where to sleep: comparison of nest site variables. 3(1): Asian Primates Journal  
5.     Cheyne SM, Stark D, Limin SH, Macdonald DW. 2013. Assessing ecology and threats for a Sunda clouded leopard (Neofelis diardi) population in Sabangau Peat-swamp Forest, Indonesian Borneo. 22: 1-9 Endangered Species Research

6.     Cheyne SM, Thompson CJH, Chivers DJ. 2013. Travel adaptations of gibbons Hylobates albibarbis (Primates: Hylobatidae) in a degraded secondary forest, Indonesia. 5(5): 3963–3968 Journal of Threatened Taxa.

7.     Ehlers Smith, DA, Ehlers Smith, YC, Cheyne, SM (2013) Home Range Use and Activity Patterns of Red Langurs in Sabangau Tropical Peat-Swamp Forest, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. International Journal of Primatology. DOI 10.1007/s10764-013-9715-7

8.     Höing A, Indrawati YM, Quinten M, Cheyne SM, Waltert M. 2013 Line transects versus triangulation: a case study on the monitoring of Kloss’ gibbons (Hylobates klossii) on Siberut Island, Indonesia American Journal of Primatology DOI: 10.1007/s10764-012-9655-7

9.     Kramer-Schadt S, Niedballa J, Pilgrim J., Schröder B, Lindenborn J, Reinfelder V, Stillfried M, Heckmann I, Scharf A., Augeri D., Cheyne SM, Hearn A., Ross J, Macdonald D., Mathai J, Eaton J, Marshall A., Semiadi G, Rustam R, Bernard H, Alfred R, Samejima H, Duckworth J., Breitenmoser-Wursten C, Belant J., Hofer H, Wilting A (2013) The importance of correcting for sampling bias in MaxEnt species distribution models. Diversity and Distributions:1–14

10.  Wanelik K, Abdulazis, Cheyne SM. 2013. Note-, phase- and song-specific acoustic variables contributing to the individuality of male duet song in the Bornean Southern gibbon (Hylobates albibarbis). Primates. DOI. 10.1007/s10329-012-0338-y


1.     Cheyne SM, Bersacola E, Gilhooly LJ, Macdonald EA, Scott KSS. 2012. Population density and threats to large mammals: the primates and cats of Sungai Wain Protection Forest. Palangka Raya: Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project.

2.     Cheyne SM, Campbell CO, Payne KL. 2012. Proposed guidelines for gibbon rehabilitation and reintroduction. International Zoo News 46:1-17.

3.     Cheyne SM, Zrust M, Hoeing A, Houlihan PR, Rowland D, Rahmania M, Breslin K. 2012. Barito River Initiative for Nature Conservation and Communities (BRINCC) Preliminary Report. Palangka Raya, Indonesia: BRINCC Expedition.

4.     Harrison ME, Cheyne SM, Husson SJ, Jeffers KA, Smallcombe JV, Ehlers Smith DA. 2012. Preliminary Assessment of the Biodiversity and Conservation Value of the Bawan Forest, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Palangka Raya, Indonesia Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project.

5.     Houlihan PR, Harrison ME, Cheyne SM. 2012. Habitat preference and community composition of tropical butterflies in a Bornean peat-swamp forest: Impacts of forest disturbance on butterfly diversity. Journal of Tropical Ecology doi: 10.1016/j.aspen.2012.10.003


1.     Cheyne SM. 2011. Ex-Mega Rice Project Gibbon Density and Comparisson with other Sites. Palangka Raya: Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project.

2.     Cheyne SM. 2011. Gibbon locomotion research in the field – problems, possibilities and benefits for conservation. In: D'Août K, Vereecke EE, editors. Primate Locomotion: Linking Field and Laboratory Research: Springer. p 201-214.

3.     Cheyne SM. 2011. Gibbons of the Peat-Swamp Forest: Densities and Population Status. Palangka Raya: Orangutan Tropical Peatland Report.

4.     Cheyne SM, Macdonald DW. 2011. Wild felid diversity and activity patterns in Sabangau peat-swamp forest, Indonesian Borneo. Oryx 45(1):119–124.

5.     Harrison ME, Boonman A, Cheyne SM, Marchant NC, Husson SJ. 2011. Biodiversity monitoring protocols for REDD+: pitfalls of a one-size-fits-all approach. Tropical Conservation Science 5(1):1-11.

6.     Harrison ME, Cheyne SM, Darma F, Ribowo DA, Limin SH, Struebig MJ. 2011. Hunting of flying foxes and perception of disease risk in Indonesian Borneo. Biological Conservation 144(10):6-24.

7.     Harrison ME, Cheyne SM, Ehlers-Smith DA, Husson SJ, Morrogh-Bernard HC, Ripoll Capilla B. 2011. Biodiversity research and conservation in Borneo’s peat-swamp forests. Peatlands International 2(46-50).

8.     Lucas P, Gaskins J, Lowrey T, Harrison ME, Morrogh-Bernard H, Cheyne SM, Begley M 2011. Evolutionary optimization of material properties of a tropical seed. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 9: 34-42.


1.     Cheyne SM. 2010. Behavioural ecology and socio-biology of gibbons (Hylobates albibarbis) in a degraded peat-swamp forest. In: Supriatna J, Gursky SL, editors. Indonesian Primates. New York: Springer. p 121-156.

2.     Cheyne SM, Husson SJ, Chadwick RJ, Macdonald DW. 2010. Diversity and activity of small carnivores of the Sabangau Peat-swamp Forest, Indonesian Borneo. Small Carnivore Conservation 43:1-7.

3.     Cheyne SM, Husson SJ, Macdonald DW. 2010. First otter civet photographed in Sabangau Peat-swamp Forest, Indonesian Borneo. Small Carnivore Conservation 42:25-26.

4.     Cheyne SM, Macdonald DW. 2010. Confirmed presence of Marbled cat in Sabangau Peat-swamp Forest, Indonesian Borneo. Cat News 52:11.

5.     Cheyne SM, Monks EM, Kuswanto Y. 2010. An observation of lethal aggression in Bornean agile gibbons Hylobates albibarbis. Gibbon Journal 6
6.     Cheyne SM, Moise KL, Johnson P, Dunbar RIM. 2010 Ecological niche modelling of the small apes – constraints on gibbon distribution and habitat; 12-19th September 2010; Kyoto, Japan.

7.     Hamard MCL, Cheyne SM, Nijman V. 2010. Vegetation correlates of gibbon density in the peat-swamp forest of the Sabangau catchment, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. American Journal of Primatology 72(7):607-616.

8.     Harrison ME, Hendri, Dragiewicz ML, Krisno, Cheyne SM, Husson SJ. 2010. Biodiversity of the Mungku Baru Ulin Forest, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Palangka Raya, Indonesia. Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project.

9.     Harrison ME, Husson SJ, D'Arcy LJ, Morrogh-Bernard HC, Cheyne SM, van Noordwijk MA, van Schaik CP. 2010. The Fruiting Phenology of Peat-swamp Forest Tree Species at Sabangau and Tuanan, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Palangka Raya: The Kalimantan Forests and Climate Partnership.

​ 10.  Wilting A, Cord A, Hearn AJ, Hesse D, Mohamed A, Traeholdt C, Cheyne SM, Sunarto S, Azlan-Jayasilan M, Ross J et al. 2010. Looking for a home for flat-headed cats; modelling the species distribution of an endangered Southeast Asian small cat species. PLoS One 5(3).


1.     Cheyne SM. 2009. Challenges and Opportunities of Primate Rehabilitation – Gibbons as a Case Study. In: Nekaris KAI, Nijman V, Bruford M, Fa J, Godley B, editors. Primate Conservation: Measuring and mitigating trade in primates: Endangered Species Research.

2.     Cheyne SM. 2009 Forest Fires in Indonesia. The Wanderer.

3.     Cheyne SM. 2009. The Role of Reintroduction in Gibbon Conservation: Opportunities and Challenges. In: Lappan SM, Whittaker DL, Geissmann T, editors. The Gibbons: New Perspectives on Small Ape Socioecology and Population Biology. New York: Springer. p477-496.

4.     Cheyne SM. 2009. Studying Social Development and Cognitive Abilities in Gibbons (Hylobates spp): methods and applications. Primatology: Theories, Methods and Research. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

5.     Cheyne SM, Morrogh-Bernard H, Macdonald DW. 2009. First flat-headed cat from Sabangau peat-swamp forest, Indonesian Borneo. Cat News 51:18.

6.     Husson SJ, Morrogh-Bernard H, D'Arcy LJ, Cheyne SM. 2009. List of mammal species recorded in the Sabangau catchment from 1993-2009.

7.     Povey K, Howard JG, Sunarto, Priatna D, Ngoprasert D, Reed D, Wilting A, Lynam A, Haidai I, Long B, Johnson A, Cheyne SM, Breitenmoser C, Traylor-Holzer K and Byers O et al. 2009. Clouded Leopard and Small Felid Conservation Summit Final Report. Bangkok, Thailand: IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, Apple Valley, MN.

1.     Campbell C, Andayani N, Cheyne SM, Pamungkas J, Manullang B, Usman F, Wedana M, Traylor-Holzer K. 2008. Indonesian Gibbon Conservation and Management Workshop Final Report. Apple Valley, MN, USA: IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group.

2.     Cheyne SM. 2008 Feeding ecology, food choice and diet characteristics of gibbons in a disturbed peat-swamp forest, Indonesia. In: Lee PC, Honess P, Buchanan-Smith H, MacLarnon A, Sellers WI, editors; 3-8 August 2008; Edinburgh, UK. Top Copy, Bristol. p 342.

3.     Cheyne SM. 2008. Gibbon feeding ecology and diet characteristics. Folia Primatologica 79(5):320.

4.     Cheyne SM, Chanee AB. 2008. The Kalaweit Gibbon Rehabilitation Project: rescue, reintroduction, protection and conservation of Indonesia's gibbons. In: Soorae PS, editor. Global Reintroduction perspectives: reintroduction case studies from around the world. Abu Dhabi, UAE: IUCN Reintroduction Specialist Group. p 202-206.

5.     Cheyne SM, Chivers DJ, Sugardjito J. 2008. Biology and Behaviour of Released Gibbons. Biodiversity and Conservation 17:1741-1751.

1.     Cheyne SM. 2007. Effects of Meteorology, Astronomical Variables, Location and Human Disturbance on the Singing Apes: Hylobates albibarbis. American Journal of Primatology 40:1-7.

2.     Cheyne SM. 2007. Indonesian Gibbons - Hylobates albibarbis. In: Rowe N, editor. All the World's Primates. Charlestown RI: Pogonias Press Inc.

3.     Cheyne SM. 2007. Unusual behaviour of captive-raised gibbons: implications for welfare. Primates 47(4):322-326.

4.     Cheyne SM, Chivers DJ, Sugardjito J. 2007. Covariation in the great calls of rehabilitant and wild gibbons Hylobates agilis albibarbis. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 55(1):201-207.

5.     Cheyne SM, Shinta E. 2007. Important tree species for gibbons in the Sebangau peat swamp forest. Report to the Indonesian Department of Forestry (PHKA), Jakarta and Palangka Raya. Palangka Raya: CIMTROP. 7 p.

6.     Cheyne SM, Thompson CJH, Phillips AC, Hill RMC, Limin SH. 2007. Density and Population Estimate of Gibbons (Hylobates albibarbis) in the Sabangau Catchment, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Primates 49(1):50-56.

7.     Harrison ME, Cheyne SM, Sulistiyanto Y, Reiley JO. 2007 Biological Effects Of Smoke From Dry-Season Fires In Non-Burnt Areas Of The Sabangau Peat-Swamp Forest, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia; 27-31 August 2007; Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

8.     Struebig MJ, Harrison ME, Cheyne SM, Limin SH. 2007. Intensive hunting of large flying foxes (Pteropus vampyrus natunae) in the Sebangau Catchment, Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. Oryx 41(3):1-4.

1.     Cheyne SM. 2006. Wildlife reintroduction: considerations of habitat quality at the release site. BMC Ecology 6(1):1-8.

2.     Cheyne SM. 2006. Gibbons: conservation and the future for the world’s smallest ape. Edinburgh University Graduate Association Journal (June 2006):159-162.

3.     Cheyne SM, Chivers DJ. 2006. Sexual Swellings of Female Gibbons. Folia Primatologica 77(5):345-352.

4.     Cheyne SM, Chivers DJ, Sugardjito J. 2006. Wildlife Reintroduction: Considerations of Habitat Quality at the Release Site. BioMed Central Ecology

1.     Cheyne SM. 2005. Re-introduction of captive-raised gibbons in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Reintroduction News 24:22-25.

2.     Cheyne SM, Chivers DJ, Sugardjito J. 2005. Proposed Guidelines for Gibbon Rehabilitation. IUCN/SSC Reintroduction Specialist Group.

3.     Cheyne SM, Harrison ME, Morrogh-Bernard H. 2005. Differences in Orang-utan and Gibbon Diets in the Sebangau National Park, Indonesia: Implications for Conservation. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium and Workshop on “Restoration and Wise Use of Tropical Peatland” Reiley JO, editor; Palangka Raya, Indonesia. CIMTROP. p 100-103.

4.     Harrison ME, Cheyne SM, Morrogh-Bernard H, Husson SJ. 2005 What can apes tell us about the health of their environment? A Preliminary Analysis of the use of orang-utans and gibbons as biological indicators of changes in habitat quality in tropical peat swamp forests. . In: Proceedings of the International Symposium and Workshop on “Restoration and Wise Use of Tropical Peatland” Reiley JO, editor; Palangka Raya, Indonesia. CIMTROP. p 104-109.

1.     Chey​ne SM. 2004. Assessing rehabilitation and reintroduction of captive-raised gibbons in Indonesia. [PhD]. Cambridge: University of Cambridge.

2.     Cheyne SM, Brulé A. 2004. Adaptation of a captive-raised gibbon to the wild. Folia Primatologica 75(1):37-39.

Special Editorial Editions

1.     Cheyne, S.M. and Burnham, D (2012) Editors. Folia Primatologica Special Edition: Primate and Predator Interactions. 

Dr Susan M Cheyne