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Field Sites in Bangladesh

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Kaptai National Park, CHT, Bangladesh

Field site coordinates:
3 km around 22° 28.890' N, 92° 13.472' E.

Contact persons:
Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam
and: Suprio Chakma
Phone: 880-2-8 31 20 24
or: 880-2-01 75 25 64 40
Fax: 880-2-8 31 46 02

E-mail addresses:

Mailing address:
Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh
COSMOS Centre,
69/1 New Circular Road
Malibagh, Dhaka-1217

Research Objectives: To study the population, impact of forest fragmentation, and adaptive behaviour in different vegetation structures of hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock)

Other primate species found at field site:
Phayre's langur (Trachypithecus phayrei)
Capped langur (Trachypithecus pileatus)
Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta)
Pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina)
Slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis)

Largest gibbon population in Bangladesh.

Project begin and end dates:

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