Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tourist’s view of the Chatuchak Weekend Market

After nearly two weeks of backpacking around Thailand, my trip was coming to an end where it all began: Bangkok. During my trip around Thailand, I witnessed picturesque beaches and islands, dramatic mountainous landscapes and charismatic indigenous people at zoos, elephant conversation centers, national parks, night markets and food stands. I must confess that since I studied animal behavior and

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DANTA Welcomes Dr. Christina Campbell

DANTA is delighted to announce that Dr. Christina Campbell will guest lecture in our summer 2016 Primate Behavior and Conservation course to be held in the spectacular Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Course dates are June 15-July 10, 2016. For more information about our training programs, please visit and/or email us at Hope to see you in Costa Rica!

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Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates:   Summer Session: July 13 – July 28, 2018 Application deadline: Summer Session: June 15, 2018 Program fee: $2600 Location: Osa Conservation, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica Contact: Visit our website and/or email us at for more information Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology,

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Exploring a Potential Field Site

By Lisa Barrett This summer, one of my goals as a 1st year Ph.D. student was to determine if I wanted to do work with wild Asian elephants. My dissertation will look at personality and problem-solving in elephants, and it is an extension of my work with Think Elephants International in Thailand. After months of planning and discussing with my

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