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Project Pan (August 1990 - ongoing)
Field Study in Africa
Web Site: http://www.mpi-seewiesen.mpg.de
Location of Site: DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Director: Gottfied Hohman and Barbara Fruth
Phone: 08157 - 932 - 266 (274)   Fax: 08157 - 932 - 154   E-Mail: hohmann@mpi-seewiesen.mpg.de
82319 Seewiesen, Starnberg, Germany 82319 Democratic Republic of Congo
Department: Max Planck Institut Fur Verhaltensphysiologie

Sponsoring Institution(s): Max Planck Society; German Science Foundation; German AcademicExchange Service

Research Objectives: Socio-ecology of Pan paniscus. Current research topics include: reproductive behavior of males and females using observations of sexual behavior, endrocrinology, and genetic data; feeding ecology; nest building; population density estimations; feeding competition; dominance relations.

Field Positions and Volunteers: n/a

Species Studied: Pan paniscus (bonobo)

Other Species at Site: Cercopithecus ascanius (red-tailed monkey), Cercopithecus neglectus (de Brazza's monkey), Cercopithecus wolfi (Wolf's mona), Colobus angolensis (Angola colobus), Lophocebus aterrimus (black mangabey)

Last Updated: 2001-08-21


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