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Yvonne A. de Jong (PhD)

Dr Yvonne de Jong

Dr Yvonne de Jong


Yvonne A. de Jong (PhD) is a Kenya-based Dutch primatologist who has worked in Africa for more than 13 years. She is the co-leader of the Eastern Africa Primate Diversity and Conservation Program, member of three IUCN/SSC Specialist Groups (Primates, Afrotheria and Wild Pigs), member of the Nocturnal Primate Research Group at Oxford Brookes University, collaborating Scientist of the Institute of Primate Research in Nairobi and member of the Primate Task Force of the Kenya Wildlife Service. Her main research focus is the biogeography, diversity and conservation of eastern Africa’s primates and several other groups of large mammals, including the warthogs. De Jong has over 20 publications and blogs, in joint effort with Tom Butynski, for the National Geographic Explorers website.

Curriculum Vitae of Yvonne de Jong