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Makerere University Biological Field Station
Conservation Agency

Director: John Kasenene
Phone: 256 (483) 22881   Fax: 256 (483) 22883  
PO Box 409, Fort Portal UGANDA

Mission: Interdisciplinary research to promte the long-term viability of the Kihale National Park ecosystem

Training Opportunities: Fieldwork opportunities are available for graduate students. Pilot studies of a few weeks are recommended. Students are normally expected to provide their own funding. Applications and enquiries should be sent to the Director. Field courses take place every summer under the auspices of organizations such as the Tropical Biology Association (UK and University of Florida - Gainesville.) Enquiries for field courses should be addressed to: Dr. Colin Chapman and Dr. Lauren Chapman, Dept. of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA, or phone: 1 (352) 392-1196.

Supported Species: Cercopithecus ascanius (red-tailed monkey), Cercopithecus lhoesti (L'Hoest's guenon), Cercopithecus mitis (blue monkey), Chlorocebus aethiops (grivet), Colobus guereza (guereza), Galago demidoff (Prince Demidoff's bushbaby), Galago matschiei (dusky bushbaby), Galago thomasi (Thomas's galago), Lophocebus albigena (gray-cheeked mangabey), Pan troglodytes (common chimpanzee), Papio anubis (olive baboon), Perodicticus potto (potto), Piliocolobus badius (western red colobus)

Last Updated: 2000-08-02


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