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Project Bartto Ulu (1988-2000 at least)
Field Study in Asia
Location of Site: INDONESIA, Borneo

Director: Dr. David J Chivers
Phone: 233-333753   Fax: 233-333786   E-Mail:
Downing Street, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3DY
Department: Wildlife Research Group
Institution: Dept. of Anatomy

Sponsoring Institution(s): Agency of Forest & Nature Conservation Research and Development,Ministry of Forestry

Research Objectives: Elucidate role of fruit-eating animals (primates, bats, and birds) in seed dispersal in the natural regeneration of tropical rain forests.

Field Positions and Volunteers: 3 or 6 month self-funded (@ L1000 - 1200 + international travel)

Species Studied: Hylobates agilis (agile gibbon), Hylobates muelleri (Mueller's Bornean gibbon), Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), Presbytis rubicunda (maroon langur)

Other Species at Site: Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque), Pongo pygmaeus (Bornean orangutan)

Last Updated: 1998-10-31

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