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Gibbon Conservation Center (Established 1976)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program
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Director: Alan Richard Mootnick
Phone: 1 (661) 296-2737   Fax: 1 (661) 296-1237   E-Mail:
PO Box 800249, Santa Clarita, California 91380 UNITED STATES
Affiliations: South East Asian Zoological Association (SEAZA)

Mission: Breeding, behavioral studies of gibbons in naturalistic enclosures; Educational tours of the facility; Assistance to rehabilitation programs for gibbons in South and Southeast Asia.

Principal Research Programs: Systematics of gibbons; Behavioral studies of gibbons; Captive breeding and captive management

Training Opportunities: Internships available

Financial Aid: Lodging provided

Number of Staff: 8

Supported Species: Hylobates agilis agilis (agile gibbon), Hylobates moloch (silvery Javan gibbon), Hylobates pileatus (pileated gibbon), Nomascus leucogenys leucogenys (northern white-cheeked gibbon), Symphalangus syndactylus (siamang)

Publications: Annual newsletter: The Gibbon's Voice

Comments: Formerly known as International Center for Gibbon Studies

Last Updated: 2009-05-22

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