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Projet Protection des Gorilles
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Phone: (242) 83-73-39   Fax: (242) 83-73-39  
BP 13977, Brazzaville CONGO
Affiliations: Howletts and Port Lympne Foundation, London, England

Mission: To seek and rescue orphaned baby gorillas and rehabilitate them into the Reserve de la Lefini Ecosystem, thereby preserving its unique character.

Principal Research Programs: The feasibility of rehabilitating orphaned gorillas from a captive state to a "natural" state; Tropical diseases, especially those transmissible from man to gorilla

Training Opportunities: No training opportunities available.

Number of Staff: 39

Associated Field Sites: Reserve de la Lefini. Contact Dr. Mel Richardson.

Supported Species: 2 Cercocebus galeritus (Tana River mangabey), 1 Cercopithecus cephus (moustached guenon), 2 Cercopithecus mona (mona monkey), 3 Cercopithecus nictitans (greater spot-nosed monkey), 15 Gorilla gorilla gorilla (western lowland gorilla), 2 Mandrillus sphinx (mandrill), 6 Pan paniscus (bonobo), 1 Papio anubis (olive baboon)

Last Updated: 2000-08-01

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