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Museu de Biologia Prof. Mello Leitao (Established 1949)
Information Agency or Museum

Director: Sergio Lucena Mendes
Phone: 55 (27) 259-1182   Fax: 55 (27) 259-1182  
Av. Jose Ruschi, 04, Santa Teresa, Espirito Santo 29.650-000 BRAZIL
Affiliations: Instituto Brasileiro do Patrimonio Cultural

Mission: To collect and preserve biological material; To study the fauna and flora of Atlantic Forest; To develop programs for the management of wild animals, especially primates.

Principal Research Programs: Conservation status of wild animal populations

Training Opportunities: Training in management of primates (Callitrichidae) in captivity; Ecological methods to study primates

Number of Staff: 30

Publications: "Boletim do Museu de Biologia Prof. Mello Leitao - Nova Serie" (quarterly)

Last Updated: 1998-03-30

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