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Primate Research in Eastern Africa

The Eastern Africa Primate Diversity and Conservation Program is a long term research program based in Kenya. The program, founded in 2003, focuses mainly on primate biogeography, diversity, taxonomy and conservation in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. However, the program also looks into the biogeography of other African mammals including the desert warthog, various antilope species and the African golden cat.

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    The Mount Kenya Potto is a Subspecies of the Eastern Potto Perodicticus ibeanus

    The Mount Kenya potto is currently considered a subspecies of the western potto (i.e., Perodicticus potto stockleyi). We argue that the Mount Kenya potto is a subspecies of the eastern potto (i.e., Perodicticus ibeanus stockleyi).

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    Diplolophium africanum: A common but little-known plant on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch, Kenya

    One of most widespread, common, distinctive, and little-known plants on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch is Diplolophium africanum, a member of the Carrot Family. The species is not edible to any vertebrates except, perhaps donkeys.

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    Laikipia, Kenya 2016

    Biodiversity of central Kenya’s Laikipia Plateau. Photographs by Yvonne de Jong & Tom Butynski

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