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Fundacion Vida Silvestre Argentina (Established 1977)
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Director: Alejandro Serret
Phone: 54 (1) 343-3778/4086   Fax: 54 (1) 331-3631  
Defensa 245/51, Buenos Aires 1065 ARGENTINA

Mission: To conserve the Argentinian wildlife, to preserve biodiversity, to promote sustainable use, and to change personal actions.

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate; Field work opportunities available; Focus: Monitoring behavior; Financial support is occasionally available

Number of Staff: 25

Associated Field Sites: Museo Argentina de Ciellas Naturales, "B. Rivadavia", Av. Angel Gallardo 470, CP 1405, Buenos Aires. Contact: Gabriel Zunino; ECAS - Camino Centenario Km. 16.200, Villa Elisa, Prov. de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Contact Bruno Carpinetti; Besares, 2975 'A', CP 1429 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Contact: Aldo Giudice

Supported Species: Alouatta caraya (black-and-gold howler), Aotus azarae (Azara's owl monkey), Ateles belzebuth (long-haired spider monkey), Ateles paniscus (black spider monkey), Callicebus moloch (dusky titi), Callithrix geoffroyi (white-headed marmoset), Callithrix jacchus (common marmoset), Callithrix penicillata (black-pencilled marmoset), Callithrix pygmaea (pygmy marmoset), Cebus albifrons (white-fronted capuchin), Cebus apella (tufted capuchin), Chlorocebus aethiops (grivet), Lagothrix lagotricha (Humboldt's woolly monkey), Leontopithecus chrysomelas (golden-headed lion tamarin), Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), Pan troglodytes (common chimpanzee), Saguinus fuscicollis (saddleback tamarin), Saguinus mystax (moustached tamarin), Saimiri sciureus (common squirrel monkey)

Publications: "Vida Silvestre" (6 times/year); "FVSA Technical Bulletin" (4 times/year)

Last Updated: 1998-03-30

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