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Estación de Biología Los Tuxtlas (Established 1978)
Conservation Agency
Web Site:

Director: Dr. Alejandro Estrada
Phone: (294) 9424668   Fax: (294) 2944668   E-Mail:
Los Tuxtlas, Veracruz MEXICO
Department: Laboratorio de Primatología
Institution: Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Mission: Carry out field research of Mexican primates (Alouatta & Ateles) and promote their conservation and that of their habitats. To train students in the field of Primatology, emphasis on students from southern states of Mexico in which wild populations of primates exist. Volunteer assistance from abroad is also accepted along with academic internships (write to

Training Opportunities: undergraduate and graduate training as well as academic internships

Financial Aid: We provide logistical support and support to secure funding from agencies

Comments: See website for more information.

Last Updated: 2002-10-23

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