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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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    Taxonomy, Distribution, and Conservation of Prigogine’s Angola Colobus Colobus angolensis prigoginei Verheyen, 1959 (Primates: Cercopithecidae)

    New paper in Primate Conservation 38 (2024) Thomas M. Butynski and Yvonne A. de Jong Abstract: The ‘Endangered’ Prigogine’s Angola colobus Colobus angolensis prigoginei is endemic to the Kabobo Massif along the western shore of Lake Tanganyika, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. As the validity of C. a. prigoginei has been disputed, we compared the […]

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    Range Extension for the Pancake Tortoise in Northeastern Kenya

    Brief encounter with the extraordinary Pancake Tortoise, locally referred to as ‘Kobe kama Chapati’, in northeast Kenya.

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    Eastern Kenya – September 2018

    Photographs by Yvonne de Jong & Tom Butynski.    

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