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Samling logging concession, southern Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia

Field study:
The ecology and behaviour of the yellow-cheeked crested gibbon (Nomascus gabriellae). PhD Research

Location of field site:
Samling logging concession, southern Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia

12° 08'N, 106° 54'E

Contact person:
Ben M. Rawson

Mailing address:
Ben M. Rawson
c/o Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Cambodia Program
IPO Box 1620
Phnom Penh

Web site:

Research objectives:
This study is taking place in Samling logging concession and focuses on the ecology and behaviour of the unstudied yellow-cheeked crested gibbon. Feeding ecology, ranging behaviours and vocalisations will be major points of interest for the study.

Field positions and volunteers:

Species studied:
Yellow-cheeked crested gibbon (Nomascus gabriellae)

Other species found at site:
Black-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix nigripes)
?Grey-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix cinerea)
?Indochinese leaf monkey (Trachypithecus germaini)
Stump-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides)
Long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis)
Pig-tailed macacque (Macaca nemestrina)
Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis)
Pygmy loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus)

Australian National University, Archaeology & Anthropology, 28 Bambridge St., Weetangera,
Canberra, ACT 2614, Australia

Project begin/end dates:
starting April 2002, ending February 2004

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