Wild Chimpanzee Conservation and Research in South-East Senegal

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Plan information
Project Term: 2021-2023
Budget: NT$3 million

The Tang Prize is awarded on a biennial basis, each with a cash reward of NT$40 million. Projects proposed by the laureates also receive a grant of up to NT$10 million.

Project Summary:
Collecting data regularly on the ecology and ethology of chimpanzees, which is essential to monitor threats, confirm distribution of chimpanzees, study tool use and other adaptive behaviours, get to know corridors and nesting areas, food resources used (including trees also exploited by people), water points where there might be conflict with the population or risks of zoonosis, evidence of other animals, etc.

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