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Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project (11/2000 - end: open)
Field Study in Asia
Location of Site: VIETNAM, Cat Ba Island, Cat Hai District, Hai Phong Province

Director: Dr. Roswitha Stenke
Phone: (0084) *31 888761   E-Mail:
Cat Ba National Park, Cat Ba, Cat Hai District - Hai Phong Province
Institution: ZSCSP

Sponsoring Institution(s): Zoological Society for the Conservation of Species and Populations (ZSCSP), Munich, Germany; Conservation International; Allwetterzoo Münster, Germany; Stiftung Artenschutz, Münster, Germany; Deutsches Tierhilfswerk, Germany

Research Objectives: Trachypithecus poliocephalus -- A critically endangered endemic Primate Species in Vietnam. Provision of basic data on behaviour, ecology, and habitat requirements of one of the currently top most endangered primate species of the World. Information is being collected that is directly relevant to the conservation and future survival of the Cat Ba Langur. This information is immediately applied to active conservation work.

Field Positions and Volunteers: currently not available (8/2002)

Species Studied: Trachypithecus poliocephalus poliocephalus (Cat Ba langur)

Other Species at Site: Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque)

Last Updated: 2002-08-23

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