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Primate Conservation Slide Index

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  1. Title Slide: The Primates - Conservation of Endangered Species - go to
  2. Adult male orangutan climbs low in the trees in a tropical rain forest. - go to
  3. Same sequence -- orangutan is now suspended by all four limbs between the trees. - go to
  4. Map -- Primate Habitats (Areas in red indicate current non-human primate habitats.) - go to
  5. Question slide: How Do Primates Use Their Habitats? - go to
  6. Graphic: Water - Food - Shelter - Space - go to
  7. Small monkey with white "spectacles" at rest, stretched out on a branch. - go to
  8. A group of monkeys sits high in a bare tree. - go to
  9. Tree tops with nest in top center screen. - go to
  10. Monkey eating piece of fruit supports herself against a tree trunk with feet, one arm and a tail (visible at top near hand). - go to
  11. Very small monkey with reddish head clings to a tree trunk. Notice beads of sap on tree. - go to
  12. Close up of buffy-headed marmoset feeding. - go to
  13. A monkey with a red face and hairless head chewing on a stem. - go to
  14. A large male silverback gorilla surrounded by vegetation. - go to
  15. A young mountain gorilla feeds on a piece of bamboo. - go to
  16. Monkeys feeding in stone courtyard. - go to
  17. Human hands food to a monkey. - go to
  18. View of a forest floor. Most is shaded, but there is an obvious spot of sunlight. - go to
  19. Houses built between a forest and a river; laundry hangs on porches. - go to
  20. Fallen trees in foreground; equipment used for moving logs is visible in background. - go to
  21. Clear cut area in foreground. Some trees are visible in the background. - go to
  22. Human with backpack in foreground looks at remnant of forest left after logging. - go to
  23. A forest in Borneo. In foreground shorter, younger trees; mature trees in background. - go to
  24. Aerial view of unlogged Bornean rain forest. - go to
  25. Aerial view of once-forested African high land. - go to
  26. Partially forested hillside, with clear signs of erosion. - go to
  27. A group of hamadryas baboons feeding on the ground. - go to
  28. Agricultural scene -- in the foreground a human herder with cattle; in the background a hillside covered with crops. - go to
  29. An African farm. The human habitat of buildings and fields surrounds a small patch of forest. - go to
  30. Bare trees and grasses. - go to
  31. Title Slide: Human Threats to Primates - Habitat Destruction - Capture - Killing - go to
  32. A young South American monkey is pulled along the ground on a leash. - go to
  33. Two monkeys, killed by African hunters, hang from a tree branch. - go to
  34. A zoo enclosure. A group of ring-tailed lemurs (center, foreground) on an island surrounded by a moat. - go to
  35. While a crowd watches, rhesus macaques climb and forage in a rock and cement covered area. - go to
  36. Another zoo enclosure. A large wooden climbing structure surrounded by a mesh roof and fence. Several langurs are visible. - go to
  37. Title Slide: What is being done to help? go to
  38. Mother and infant gibbon living in a zoo. - go to
  39. Mother lowland gorilla with young infant. - go to
  40. Two small monkeys with reddish fur sitting on a tree branch. Photo taken in a Brazilian nature preserve. - go to
  41. Lion tamarin feeding in a tree. - go to
  42. Title Slide: Some Goals of Conservation Programs - Education - Habitat and Species Preservation - Captive Breeding Programs go to
  43. Group of mountain gorillas, including two silverback males, relaxing in a forest clearing. - go to
  44. Mountains rising out of the clouds. go to
  45. Map -- Mountain Gorilla Range (in red) - go to
  46. In the foreground, gorillas sit amidst flowers. Fields and buildings are visible in the background. - go to
  47. Body of a mountain gorilla. The head and arms have been cut off. - go to
  48. Gorilla infant held by human. - go to
  49. Forest floor with snare partially hidden. - go to
  50. Closeup of mountain gorilla's hand with swollen and deformed fingers. - go to
  51. The body of gorilla is tied to a wooden frame being carried by park rangers. - go to
  52. In the foreground a group of tourists watch a group of mountain gorillas, including a large silverback male in center. - go to
  53. A scientist (Amy Vedder) sits near some of the mountain gorillas she is studying. - go to
  54. A black monkey, with mouth open, sits in a tree. - go to
  55. Map -- Black Howler Monkey Range (in red) - go to
  56. View from the air -- a curving river with forests along the edge and cleared areas in foreground and background. - go to
  57. A forest in Belize. - go to
  58. Partially deforested farm land. - go to
  59. A farmer stands on his porch and talks to a bearded scientist (Robert Horwich). - go to
  60. A group of farmers sit on a bench while they sign the conservation agreement. - go to
  61. A scientist watches monkeys through his binoculars. - go to
  62. Three humans stand under the protected trees and look for monkeys. - go to
  63. A local resident talking to a group of visitors. - go to
  64. A black howler monkey calls from high in the trees. - go to
  65. School children on a field trip. - go to
  66. Inside the museum, young visitors examine a display on the reptiles who live in the same area as the howler monkeys. - go to
  67. Children in the museum look at the mounted skeleton of a howler monkey. - go to
  68. Closeup of a howler monkey. - go to
  69. Title slide: What Can You Do? - go to
  70. A lowland gorilla gazes into the future. - go to
  71. Production Credits - go to
  72. Funding Credit - go to