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Fongoli Savanna Chimpanzee Project (April 2001 - present)
Director: Jill D. Pruetz
Research Objectives: This long-term study seeks to better understand the effects of a savanna environment on chimpanzee behavior and ecology.
Field Positions and Volunteers: Periodic openings for project manager: graduate level status, with experience studying chimpanzees as well as wild primates, French language (preferably experience managing field project with wild great apes)
Species Studied: Pan troglodytes verus (Western chimpanzee)
Other Species at Site: Chlorocebus aethiops (grivet), Erythrocebus patas (patas monkey), Galago senegalensis (lesser bushbaby), Papio papio (Guinea baboon)
Comments: Research is conducted with the permission of the Dept. Eaux et Forets du Senegal and the Arrondissement of Bandafassi.
Last Updated: 2007-02-27
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