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Independent study (Ongoing)
Field Study in the Americas
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Location of Site: COSTA RICA

Director: Tom Mason, Director COTERC
Phone: 905-831-8809   Fax: (905) 831-4203   E-Mail:
c/o COTERC, Box 335, Pickering, Ontario L1V 2R6 CANADA
Department: Cano Palma Biological Station

Research Objectives: To provide baseline data of the region's three species of primates (Ateles geoffroyi, Cebus capucinus & Alouatta palliata), and other large mammals ranging in the research station.

Field Positions and Volunteers: Volunteers willing to do manual chores as well as participate in study projects. Cost is $200/week to cover accommodation and meals.

Species Studied: Alouatta palliata (mantled howler), Ateles geoffroyi (Geoffroy's spider monkey), Cebus capucinus (white-faced capuchin)

Last Updated: 2007-12-21

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