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PROF. DR. ECKHARD HEYMANN TO GUEST LECTURE IN DANTA’S WINTER 2018/2019 METHODS IN PRIMATE BEHAVIOR AND CONSERVATION COURSE.

DANTA is delighted to announce that Prof. Dr. Eckhard W. Heymann will guest lecture in our winter 2019 (December 28- January 12, 2019) Methods in 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

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Interview with Dr. Carmen Soto, exotic animal veterinarian at wildlife sanctuary Kids Saving the Rainforest in Costa Rica. By: Siobhan Speiran

A mere twenty minutes’ drive from Quepos­– fifteen of which are spent “off-roading” through a palm tree plantation, your taxi deftly careening around potholes and trundling over bumps past plantation workers biking home with five-metre-long harvesting sickles on their shoulders– arrives you at the Blue Banyan Inn, where those wishing to visit or work at Kids Saving the Rainforest (KSTR)

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Primate Behavior and Conservation Field Course in Costa Rica 2018

Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates: June 15-July 11, 2018 Program Fee: $3500 Guest Speaker: Dr. Eckhard Heymann Application deadline: June 1, 2018 For more information about the field course, please visit our website and/or email us at conservation@danta.info. Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology, and conservation. The course will be conducted at Osa

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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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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!

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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