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Meet DANTA Board Member- Dr. Kevin Hunt

Kevin D Hunt is Professor of Anthropology and Animal Behavior, Indiana University. His forthcoming book is titled Chimpanzee:  Lessons from our Sister Species.  Prof. Hunt specializes in early hominin evolution, particularly the evolution of bipedalism, primate locomotion and posture, chimpanzee functional morphology and ape and human ecomorphology. He has studied seven species of primates, including chimpanzees, baboons and redtails.  He has studied

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What Biodiversity Means to the Planet and to You and Me

By, Devin Lindsley Introduction This past weekend the University of California, Davis had their annual Biodiversity Museum Day. On these occasions, the campus museums open up their doors to the public. Exhibits include but are not limited to the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, Center for Plant Diversity and the Bohart Museum of Entomology. I love volunteering for this

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Prof. Dr. Eckhard Heymann to guest lecture in DANTA’s summer 2018 Primate Behavior and Conservation course.

DANTA is delighted to announce that Prof. Dr. Eckhard W. Heymann will guest lecture in our summer 2018 Primate Behavior and Conservation course to be held at Osa Conservation‘s Piro Research station in the spectacular Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Originally from Linden, a small town north of Frankfurt, he is now a senior scientist at the German Primate Center in

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Primate Connections 2018 Calendars!

Originally posted on DANTAisms:
What fundraising project brings together 13 primate conservation organizations, numerous independent wildlife photographers, primate conservation societies, zoos, and various youth and educational organizations, all in the name of primate conservation? The 2018 Primate Connections calendar, of course! Through the purchase of a calendar you too can become part of the Primate Connections Network. The Primate Connections Network is…

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Primate Connections 2018 Calendars!

What fundraising project brings together 13 primate conservation organizations, numerous independent wildlife photographers, primate conservation societies, zoos, and various youth and educational organizations, all in the name of primate conservation? The 2018 Primate Connections calendar, of course! Through the purchase of a calendar you too can become part of the Primate Connections Network. The Primate Connections Network is a growing group of

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Big DANTA Welcome to Beatriz Lopez Gutierrez!

DANTA is delighted to announce that Beatriz Lopez Gutierrez will be joining our instructional staff in the summer of 2018. She will be teaching Wildlife Conservation and Sustainability at Osa Conservation‘s Piro Research Station, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica from July 13-28, 2018. For more information about the program, please visit http://www.danta.info and/or email us at conservation@danta.info. Beatriz Lopez Gutierrez is currently a doctoral

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DANTA TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION FIELD COURSES 2018

Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates: Winter Session: January 1-16, 2018; Summer Session: July 13 – July 28, 2018 Program Fee: $2600 Application Deadline: Winter Session: December 15, 2017; Summer Session: June 15, 2017 Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology, and conservation. This course will be held at Osa Conservation’s

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