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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 conservation@danta.info for more information Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology,

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Elephant Tourism: Harmful and Un-harmful Tricks

by Lisa Barrett In a previous blog post, I wrote about how Asian elephants are endangered and that there are only about 3,000 left in the wild. I discussed how, in reality, the best way to conserve them is through education about conserving (and mitigating the decline) of extant populations while giving current captive populations the best life possible. In

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Field Experience – Where Do I Start?

Entering into primatology as young student with minimal experience and education can be confusing. You need field experience to get into graduate school. The lists of volunteer work and internships can be overwhelming. I am providing some information that I felt would have been helpful to me when looking for experience. Where exactly do you start? Through my personal experience

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