Primatology Field Course
Primates of South Africa Field Course
Instructors: Dr. Alan Barrett, Dr. Brandi Wren, & Dr. Leslie Brown
Spend 3 weeks in South Africa studying nonhuman primates. Learn primatological field research methods including techniques for collecting behavioral data (e.g. focal sampling & scan sampling), ecological data (e.g. vegetation plot sampling), and population data (e.g. DISTANCE sampling & population density). Learn how to track and identify wildlife through dung, tracks, and other spoor. Learn about South African ecology and wildlife. Observe South Africa's nonhuman primate species (Papio ursinus, Chlorocebus aethiops, Cercopithecus mitis, Galago moholi, & Otolemur crassicaudatus), as well as other nonprimate species including lions, elephants, giraffes, & rhinos. Visit primate research sites, Sterkfontein Caves, Kruger National Park, and other important sites.
For more information, please visit: http://www.brandiwren.com/field-course-4/
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Course is open to students and non-students.
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