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The International Primatological Society was created to encourage all areas of non-human primatological scientific research, to facilitate cooperation among scientists of all nationalities engaged in primate research, and to promote the conservation of all primate species. The Society is organized exclusively for scientific, educational and charitable purposes.

 

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Brazilian Insituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade compiles Covid19 recommendations for conservation areas

IPS has endorsed the Brazilian Instituo Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade's recommendations for mitigating Covid19 impacts on conservation areas that include tourism and research. More information and a full copy of the guidelines are available on their website here..

Survey on the impact of linear infrastructure on primates and conservation.

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Primate Info Net is back!

Bigger, better, and more full of primates than ever : Primate Info Net is back online.. 

 

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Object Manipulation and Tool Use in Nicobar Long-Tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis umbrosus)

Jayashree Mazumder & Stefano S. K. Kaburu

Object manipulation and tool use by nonhuman primates have received considerable attention from primatologists and anthropologists, because of their broad implications for understanding the evolution of tool use in humans. To date, however, most of the studies on this topic have focused on apes, given their close evolutionary relationship with humans. In contrast, fewer studies on tool use and object manipulation have been conducted on monkeys...read more

 

Comparing Methods for Assessing Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) Party Size: Observations, Camera Traps, and Bed Counts from a Savanna-Woodland Mosaic in the Issa Valley, Tanzania

Daphne N. Vink, Fiona A. Stewart & Alex K. Piel

Studying animal grouping behavior is important for understanding the causes and consequences of sociality and has implications for conservation. Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) party size is often assessed by counting individuals or extracted indirectly from camera trap footage or the number of nests. Little is known, however, about consistency across methods...read more

 

 

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