Monthly Archives: September 2015


Do you have an interest in primates, birds, bats, tropical ecology and/or conservation?  Are you looking to gain valuable field experience?  Would you like to learn about other cultures?  Would you like to learn more about yourself? Anabelle Dunn shares a bit of her DANTA field course experience with us in this fabulous video. For more information about our tropical

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Photos From Costa Rica!

I had the pleasure of conducting my research at Piro Biological Station in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. I was there to look at foraging ecology in howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata), specifically I was trying to see if they deplete preferred patches of food. At this field site there are four species of primates: Central American Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri oerstedii)

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Meet DANTA Board Member- Daniela Solano Rojas

Daniela Solano Rojas is the Founder and President of Saimiri Foundation, a small NGO with the aim to protect Costa Rica´s biodiversity, especially Osa Peninsula´s primates. She received her BSc in Biology from the University of Costa Rica; and her MSc in Conservation and Wildlife Management from the National University, Costa Rica. She arrived in the Osa Peninsula in 2005-2006

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