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Tanzania Endangered Primates
2013-07-18 08:52:14

A Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) research team has completed a five year study that gives new hope to some of the world's most endangered primates.

2008-07-22 18:00:34

A new wildlife research station in Equatorial Guinea's Bioko Island should be a boon for conservation and educational opportunities, its U.S. founder says.

2005-06-14 17:32:11

Twenty-eight years after intense selective logging stopped in the region now known as Uganda's Kibale National Park, the red-tailed guenon (Cercophithecus ascanius) is a primate still in decline. The logging practice, scientists report in a new study, changed the ecological balance for these monkeys, leading to behavioral changes and opening the door for multiple parasitic infections.


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King Colobus, Colobus polykomos
2012-06-27 21:41:36

The king colobus (Colobus polykomos) is an Old World Monkey that can be found in Africa. Is range stretches from Gambia to Côte d'Ivoire. It is also known as the western black-and-white colobus and can be distinguished from other members of the Colobus geuns by looking at the location of the white within its long fur. The king colobus will form small groups that contain up to four females, three males, and their young. These groups tend to stay away from each other and form territories by...

Western Red Colobus, Procolobus badius
2012-06-21 13:40:23

The western red colobus (Procolobus badius) is an Old World monkey that is native to Africa. Its range includes the forests of Ghana to Senegal. It was previously though that this species held all other red colobuses, although it still holds three subspecies. In 1994, western red colobuses that were eaten by common chimpanzees and other species contracted Ebola from the infected individuals. The western red colobus has been given a conservation status of “Endangered” on the IUCN Red List....

Ugandan Red Colobus, Procolobus tephrosceles
2012-06-21 13:36:08

The Ugandan red colobus (Procolobus tephrosceles) is a primate native to Africa. It is an Old World monkey that was not classified as its own species until 2001. Its range includes five areas of Uganda and Tanzania that equal 621.3 miles. These areas include the edge of Lake Victoria in Tanzania and Kibale National Park in Uganda, where the largest population is thought to be located. The preferred habitat of this monkey depends on its location, and it some areas, sustainable habitat is...

Preuss's Red Colobus, Procolobus preussi
2012-06-20 16:23:43

Preuss's red colobus (Procolobus preussi) is a primate that is native to the Cross-Sanaga Rivers ecoregion. It appears in many areas of this range, with perhaps the most important populations appearing in Korup National Park, Cameroon, and Southwest Province. Groups of this species occur in fragments, and can mostly be found near tourist areas. Other populations appear in Ebo forest, as well as in the Nkwende Hills and Nta Ali Forest Reserve, in the larger Korup region. Preuss's red...

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2007-01-02 10:27:24

The Zanzibar red colobus (Piliocolobus kirkii) is a red colobus monkey native to Zanzibar. It is also named Kirk's red colobus. This Old World monkey has a coat that ranges from dark red to black. It is accented with a black stripe along the shoulders and arms, and a pale underside. Its black face is crowned with long white hair, and features a disguising pink mark on its lips and nose. Also, the Zanzibar red colobus has a long tail used for balancing. Females have little difference in...

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