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Director: Virginia Landau
Phone: 1 (520) 621-4785   Fax: 1 (520) 621-2230   E-Mail:
Babcock Bldg. #3106, 1717 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, Arizona 85721 UNITED STATES
Affiliations: The Jane Goodall Institute

Mission: A research, education and enrichment program conducted in zoos with the following goals: To increase public's awareness of primates, especially chimpanzees; To provide information about zoo chimpanzees that will assist zoos in efforts to improve their habitats and conditions; To promote effective techniques for psychological enrichment; To add to the body of knowledge about chimpanzees.

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Graduate, Continuing Education, Professional, Other (Retired people); Field work opportunities not available; Program emphasis: Data collection; Data analysis; Enrichment; Public education; Note: Provides an opportunity to learn and conduct research, participate in data analysis and presentations, work on enrichment projects, educate the public. Student internships are available through the University of Arizona, Dept of Psychology and Dept. of Anthropology.

Number of Staff: 2

Supported Species: Pan troglodytes (common chimpanzee)

Comments: Hosts the annual ChimpanZoo Conference

Last Updated: 2009-06-03

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