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Title Primates of Gashaka : socioecology and conservation in Nigeria's biodiversity hotspot / Volker Sommer, Caroline Ross, editors
Published New York : Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 531 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Developments in primatology- progress and prospects
Developments in primatology.
Contents Primates of Gashaka; Foreword; Contents; Contributors; Bio-Sketches; Chapter 1: Exploring and Protecting West Africa's Primates: The Gashaka Primate Project in Context; Chapter 2: To Save a Wilderness: The Creation and Development of Gashaka Gumti National Park, Nigeria; Chapter 3: Hunters, Fire, Cattle: Conservation Challenges in Eastern Nigeria, with Special Reference to Chimpanzees; Chapter 4: Monkeys and Apes as Animals and Humans: Ethno-Primatology in Nigeria's Taraba Region
Summary The Gashaka Primate Project has grown into one of the largest research and conservation activities in West Africa. At present, it keeps going on the initiative of the editors of this volume and their academic home institutions. The appearance of this volume marks the 10th anniversary of the Gashaka Primate Project
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Primates -- Nigeria.
Primates -- Conservation -- Nigeria.
Form Electronic book
Author Sommer, Volker.
Ross, Caroline, 1961-
ISBN 9781441974037 (electronic bk.)
1441974032 (electronic bk.)