Prince Kaleme

Prince Kaleme

Relevant Publications

  1. Hoffman MT, Rohde RF, Duncan J and Kaleme P (2010).  Repeat photography, climate change and the long-term population dynamics of tree Aloes in southern Africa. In: Webb RH, Boyer DE and Turner RM (Eds): Repeat photography-Methods and applications in the natural sciences.  Island Press, Washington DC. ISBN 978-1-59726-713-7 (Paperback) 530 pages.

  2. P. J. Taylor, S. Maree, J. Sandwyk, J. C. Kerbis Peterhans, E. Verheyen , P. Kaliba , W. Verheyen and P. Kaleme (2009)  Speciation mirrors geomorphological history in African laminate-toothed rats (Muridae: Otomyini) of the Otomys denti and O. lacustris species-complexes in the “Montane Circle” of East Africa. Biological Journal of Linnean Society. 96. pp 913 – 941

  3. Juichi YAMAGIWA, Augustin K. BASABOSE, Prince K. KALEME and Takakazu YUMOTO (2008) Phenology of fruits consumed by a sympatric population of gorillas and chimpanzees in Kahuzi Biega National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. In African Study Monographs, Suppl.39: pp 3 – 22 

  4. Prince K. Kaleme, John Bates, Julian Kerbis Peterans, Mwanga M. Jacques and Benjamin R.   Ndara (2007) Small mammal diversity and habitat requirements in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park and surrounding areas, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Integrative Zoology, 2: pp239 – 246

  5. Wendy Foden, Guy F. Midgley, Greg Hughes, William J. Bond, Wilfried Thuiller, M. Timm Hoffman, Prince Kaleme, Les G. Underhill, Anthony Rebelo and Lee Hannah (2007) A changing climate is eroding the geographical range of the Namib Desert tree Aloe through population declines and dispersal lags. Diversity and Distributions, (Diversity Distribution) 13, 645–653

  6. Miki Matsubara, Kanyunyi Basabose, Ilambo Omari, Kiswele Kaleme, Byamana Kizungu, Kiyego Sikubwabo,  Muzusangabo Kahindo, Juichi Yamagiwa and Osamu Takenaka (2005) Species and sex identification of western lowland gorillas ( Gorilla gorilla gorilla), eastern lowland gorillas ( Gorilla beringei graueri) and humans. Primates, 46: pp199–202

  7. Juichi Yamagiwa, Augustin Kanyunyi Basabose, Kiswele Kaleme and Takakazu Yumoto (2005) Diet of Grauer’s Gorillas in the Montane Forest of Kahuzi, Democratic Republic of Congo. International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 26, No. 6, 3. pp 1345 – 1373. 

  8. Yamagiwa, J., Basabose, K., Kaleme, K. and Yumoto, T. (2003) Within-group feeding competition and socioecological factors influencing social organization of gorillas in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo.  In Gorilla Biology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, eds. A.B. Taylor and M.L. Goldsmith. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. pp. 230 – 257.

  9. Hall,J, L White, B. Inogwabini, I.Omari, H.S. Morland, L. Williamson, K. Saltonstall, P. Walsh, C. Sikubwabo, B. Dumbo, P.K. Kaleme,  A. Vedder and K. Freeman (1998) Survey of Grauer's Gorillas, Gorilla gorilla graueri  and Eastern Chimpanzees Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii in Kahuzi-Biega National Park Lowland sector and adjacent Forest in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Intern. Journal of Primatology, vol.19, No 2. pp

  10. Yamagiwa, J., K. Kaleme, M. Mwanga and K. Basabose (1996) Food Density and Ranging Pattern of gorillas and chimpanzees in Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Zaire. TROPICS, vol. 6 1/2 pp 65-77.

  11. Kaleme, P.K., Bates, J.M., Belesi, H.K., Bowie, R.C.K., Gambalemoke, M., Kerbis-Peterhans, J., Michaux, J., Mwanga, J.M., Ndara, B.R.,Taylor, P.J. and Jansen van Vuuren, B. (in preparation) Origin and colonization routes for two invasive taxa in the Democratic Republic of Congo reconstructed using genetic and historical data.

  12. Kaleme, P.K., Bates, J.M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Kerbis-Peterhans, J., Mwanga, J.M. and Ndara, B.R. (in preparation) Mammals’ diversity in protected areas of the eastern D.R. Congo: a check list.

  13. Kaleme, P.K., Bates, J.MBowie, R.C.K., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Kerbis-Peterhans (in preparation) Taxonomic status of the Praomys species in the Albertine Rift, east central Africa

  14. Kaleme, P.K., Bates, J.M. Bowie, R.C.K., Jansen van Vuuren, B. and Kerbis-Peterhans (in preparation) distribution and range of Hylomyscus in the Albertine Rift, east – central Africa.


  1. Dr John M. Bates. – Chairman, Head of Zoology Department, The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (USA)

  2. Julian Kerbis Peterhans – Professor, Roosevelt University, Chicago and Adjunct Curator of Mammals – The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (USA)

  3. Dr. Erik Verheyen – Department of Vertebrates – The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences – Brussels (Belgium)

  4. Mr. Jan Kennis – University of Antwerp - Belgium

  5. Mr. Wim Wendelen – Royal Museum for Central Africa – Tervuren (Belgium)

  6. Dr. Violaine Nicolas – Museum National de l’Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France)


Prince Kaleme



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University of Stellenbosch
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Matieland 7602
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