Field Sites in Burma (Myanmar)
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Status survey of hoolock gibbons in Myanmar
Location of field site:
Surveys at numerous sites, including Rakhine, Kachin, and Shan states.
The Hoolock Gibbon Status Review project (of the Myanmar Conservation Program) is implemented jointly by the People Resources and Conservation Foundation (PRCF), Fauna & Flora International (FFI), the Myanmar Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA) and the Zoology Department of the University of Yangon.
Project Administration and Monitoring:
L. Fernando Potess (PRCF)
Project Field Coordination:
Frank Momberg (FFI)
PRCF Environmental Associate for Myanmar:
Project Logistics and Administration Support:
Dr. Htlin Hla (BANCA)
Primate ecology and survey specialist:
Dr. Thomas Geissmann, University of Zurich, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Western hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock)
Eastern hoolock gibbon (Hoolock leuconedys)
Other species found at sites:
Capped leaf-monkey (Trachypithecus pileatus)
Shortridge's leaf-monkey (Trachypithecus shortridgei)
Phayre's leaf-monkey (Trachypithecus phayrei)
Stump-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides)
Assamese macaque (Macaca assamensis)
Long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis)
Northern pig-tailed macacque (Macaca leonina)
Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis)
Myanmar Conservation Program, BANCA (Myanmar Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association), FFI (Fauna and Flora International), PRCF (People Resources and Conservation Foundation), Zoology Department of Yangon University, Myanmar, and Anthropological Institute, Zurich University, Switzerland.
Project begin and end dates:
Jul 2008 - Jun 2010
Site by Thomas Geissmann.
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