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Director: Leandro Jerusalinsky
Mission: The mission of the National Center for Research and Conservation of Brazilian Primates - CPB is to organize and improve the available information about the primates of Brazil and to promote the adequate management and use for its conservation. CPB do it trough field researches, development of databanks and coordination of inter-institutional efforts, using the principles of strategic planning for species conservation.
Clientele: Researchers investigating wild or captive primate populations in Brazil.
Principal Research Programs: The CPB maintains an updated database on systematics, geographic distribution, biology and ecology of 127 taxa of Brazilian primates currently recognized, with periodic survey of scientific articles and technical reports. This knowledge base is used both in the preparation of technical reports for the issuance of various types of leave, and in response to several queries on primates, from the identification of animals seized by clinical decisions.
Last Updated: 2010-07-15
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