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First time picture of a live melanistic Greater Galago, Otolemur crassicaudatus monteiri

Publié le par YH

In August 2012, in the adjacent Rukwa Game reserve, one of the camera traps set by a student from UASWS-hepia, S. Mermod recorded what appears to be the first image of a live melanistic Greater galago. If the species was known from neighbouring Katavi...

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Poaching and anti-poaching

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At national and regional level, poaching, particularly of elephants, remain problematic. Recent census conducted over the Selous – Mikumi and Ruaha – Rungwa ecosystem revealed drastic drop in elephant populations within these large protected areas complexes,...

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Blue duiker in the miombo woodlands

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During the rain season 2012 - 2013, the cameras captured for the first time a new species, the blue duiker, Philantoba monticola. The species was known from the dry forest of the shores of Tanganyka Lake (Mahale NP), but was not recorded in the dryer...

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Images copyright

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Images presented in this blog originate mostly from two sources: - the camera traps surveys conducted regularly since 2008 by ADAP and hepia, images belong to the two institutions. - pictures taken by various photographers connected with ADAP or hepia...

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Why this blog?

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To communicate and disseminate the results of the wildlife monitoring surveys conducted in Western Tanzania since 2008, thanks to a collaboration between Swiss (ADAP NGO, University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland - hepia Geneva) and Tanzanian...

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