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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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    Conservation of Africa’s colobine monkeys (Cercopithecidae, Colobinae) with taxonomic and biogeographic considerations

    New chapter By Tom Butynski & Yvonne de Jong Butynski, T. M. & De Jong, Y. A. (2022). Conservation of Africa’s colobine monkeys (Cercopithecidae, Colobinae) with taxonomic and biogeographic considerations. In: The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour and Ecological Diversity. I. Matsuda, C. G. Grueter & J. A. Teichroeb, eds. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. Pp. […]

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    Nocturnal activity of common warthog in Rimoi Game Reserve, central Kenya

    Yvonne A. de Jong and Thomas M. Butynski Common warthog Phacochoerus africanus are the smallest of the diurnal bare-skinned large mammals (adult males ≈ 80 kg; adult females ≈ 56 kg). Partly due to their sparse cover of hair and low body fat, they are intolerant of cold and hot air temperatures.

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    Eastern Kenya – September 2018

    Photographs by Yvonne de Jong & Tom Butynski.    

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