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Eastern Africa Primate Diversity and Conservation Program
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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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    Photographic Maps for the Primates, Warthogs and Hyraxes of Africa

    14 newly up-graded on-line photographic maps with over 2400 images of African primates, warthogs and hyraxes, together with the latest distribution maps, provide insight into each taxon’s phenotypic characters, diversity and biogeography. Access them here!

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    Two additions to the Laikipia Mammal List; desert warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) and Kirk’s dik-dik (Madoqua kirkii)

    During surveys in northeast Laikipia, we encountered two large mammals, not yet listed for Laikipia County; the desert warthog Phacochoerus aethiopicus and Kirk’s dik-dik Madoqua kirkii.

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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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