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Primate Behavior and Ecology - Costa Rica or Nicaragua

Educational Organization:
Maderas Rainforest Conservancy

Date Posted:

Program Description:
Are you looking for a primate field school?

Winter 2017 and summer 2018 sessions are available in Ometepe, Nicaragua and La Suerte, Costa Rica:

In Ometepe, Nicaragua:
Winter: December 27, 2017 (fly in) to January 7, 2018 (fly out)

In La Suerte, Costa Rica:
Summer 2018 session A: June 21 (fly in) to July 17 (fly out)
Summer 2018 session B: July 19 (fly in) to August 14 (fly out)

Apply now for Maderas Rainforest Conservancy's Primate Behavior and Ecology course! La Suerte is home to mantled howler monkeys, white-faced capuchin monkeys, and spider monkeys, while Ometepe is home to mantled howler and white-faced capuchin monkeys. Students will spend mornings observing and collecting data on monkeys, and afternoons attending daily lectures, participating in group discussions, and working on assignments. The course will culminate with independent projects on primate behaviour. This field school is excellent preparation for graduate work in primatology.

Entrance Qualifications:
No specific prerequisites necessary.

For more information and to apply, visit

Other MRC field courses with other start dates are also available.

Tuition / Fees:
$2 095 USD for course tuition, meals, lodging at the research station, and in-country group transportation. Airfare is an additional cost.

Support (scholarships, travel):
An annual scholarship is offered through the American Society of Primatologists. For more information, visit

Contact Information:
Dr. Laura Bolt

E-Mail Address:

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