Publications: Gay Edwards Reinartz, Ph.D.


Hickey J.R., Nackoney J., Nibbelink N.P., Blake S., et al. (2013) Human proximity and habitat fragmentation are key drivers of the rangewide bonobo distribution. Biodiversity and Conservation 22 (13-14), 3085-3104.

Reinartz, G.E., Ingmanson, E.J., and Vervaecke, H. (2013). Profile of Pan paniscus. In Mammals of Africa, Volume Two, Primates. Eds Butynski, T, Kingdon, J., and Kalina, J. Bloomsbury Publishing, London.

Reinartz, G.E., McLaughlin, S., and Perkins, L. (2012). Bonobo (Pan paniscus) Population & Breeding and Transfer Plan. Zoological Society of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Reinartz, G.E., Guislain, P., Belembo G., and Reinartz, N.J. (2010) Assessment of bonobo distribution and development of bio-monitoring capacity in the Maringa-Lopori-Wamba Landscape, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). AWF Final Technical Report, USF&WS_Agreement 98201-8-G524 GACF. (unpublished report from ZSM to AWF).

Reinartz, G.E., Guislain, P., Bolinga, M., Isomana, E., Inogwabini, B.I., Ndouzo, B., Mafuta, N., and Lisalama W.W. (2008). Ecological factors influencing bonobo density and distribution in the Salonga National Park: applications for population assessment. In: Furuichi T. and Thompson J. (eds) The Bonobos: Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation. Springer, New York. Pp. 167-188.

Reinartz, G.E., Bila Isia, I., Ngamankosi, M. and Wema, L.W. (2006). Effects of forest type and human presence on bonobo (Pan paniscus) density in the Salonga National Park. International Journal of Primatology, 27(2) 603-634.

Reinartz, G.E., Friedrichs, S., Ellis, L., and Leus, K. (2005). Bonobo (Pan paniscus) Master Plan: Recommendations for the Global Captive Population. Zoological Society of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Reinartz, G.E., Bila Isia, I., Ngomankosi, M. and Wema, L.W. (2004). Assessment of bonobo densities in the Salonga National Park: the effect of forest types and human impact: Abstract. American. Journal of Primatology 62 (supp1): 41-42.

Reinartz, G.E. (2003). Conserving Pan paniscus in the Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. Pan Africa News 10(2): 23-25.

Reinartz, G.E., Karron, D., Phillips, R.B. and Weber, J.L. (2000). Patterns of microsatellite polymorphism in the range restricted bonobo (Pan paniscus): considerations for interspecific comparison with chimpanzees (P. troglodytes). Molecular Ecology 9: 315-328.

Reinartz, G.E. and Boese, G. (1997) Bonobo Conservation: The Evolution of a Zoological Society Program.  Primate Conservation: The Role of Zoological Parks. J. Wallis, ed. American Society of Primatologists.

Reinartz, G.E. and Mills, J. (1996) A Case History for Supporting Field Conservation: The Zoological Society of Milwaukee. International Zoo News Vol. 43, No. 5. pp. 293-298.

Reinartz, G.E. (1992). The Bonobo SSP: Beyond Captive Management. Bulletin of the Chicago Academy of Sciences 15 (1): 36.

Reinartz, G.E. (1984). Local Breeding Programs: Their Effects on the Genetic Structure of the Population. Regional Proceedings of AAZPA. Wheeling, WV. Pp. 61-67.

Guislain, P & Reinartz, G.E. (2010/2011) Means of Verification Report of Wildlife Indicators to CARPE. CBFP, SLS Landscape No 8. MOV

Hutchins, M., Smith, B., Fulk, R., Perkins, L. Reinartz, G. and Wharton, D. (2001). Rights or Welfare: A Response to the Great Ape Project. In (ed.) B. Beck Great Apes and Humans: The Ethics of Coexistence. The Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 329-366.

Thompson-Handler, N. Malenky, R. and Reinartz, G.E. (1995). Action plan for Pan paniscus: Report on free ranging populations and proposals for their preservation. Milwaukee, WI: Zoological Society of Milwaukee.


Reinartz, G.E. and Seyfert S. (2012) Perspectives on poaching: a park guard story.” Animal Keepers’ Forum 39(6): 260-265.

Reinartz, G.E. Dispatches from the Field. (2007). Shepherd Express. July 19-25. pp. 22-24; Nov 1-7. pp. 12-13; Nov 8-14. pp. 12 & 14; Nov. 15-21. pp. 10; Nov. 22-29 pp. 12.

Reinartz, G.E. and McLaughlin, S. (Oct 2006) Conservation in the Congo: The Zoological Society of Milwaukee Travels to the Heart of the Congo to Save the Bonobo. Connect, Association and Zoos and Aquariums.

Reinartz, G.E. Interview. Into the Congo: saving bonobos means aiding left-behind communities, an interview with Gay Reinartz. By Jeremy Hance. MONGABAY.COM 23 Sept 2010.