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The Distribution and Abundance of Hoolock Gibbons in India

  • Jayanta Das
  • Jihosuo Biswas
  • Parimal C. Bhattacherjee
  • S.M. Mohnot
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Part of the Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects book series (DIPR)

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Forest Patch Reserve Forest Wildlife Sanctuary Solitary Individual Forest Division 
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Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the Indo-US Primate Project, the Great Ape Conservation Fund of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Primate Action Fund, Primate Conservation Inc., and Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation. Scientific advice was given by Prof. Charles Southwick, Prof. Irwin Bernstein, Mr. David A. Ferguson, Mr. Fred Bagley, Mr. William Konstant, and Dr. Rob Horwich. We are also thankful to Dr. Danielle Whittaker and Dr. Susan Lappan for their valuable comments on the manuscript, and for assistance with the figures. We are also thankful to all Principal Chief Conservators of Forests and Chief Conservators of Forests (Wildlife) of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, and Tripura. Thanks to PCCF, Assam, and Mr. M.C. Malakar for giving us permission and logistical support for this work. We extend our sincere thanks to all the local forest officials and to our research team (Dr. A. Srivastava, Dr. D. Chetry, Dr. R. Medhi, Dr. P. Bujarboruah, Dr. P. Sarkar, Dr. J. Bose, Mr. U. Phukan, Mr. G. Banik, Mr. R. Nath, Mr. N. Das, Mr. L.S. Darney, Mr. A. Das, Mr. D. Borah, and Md. S.S.G. Ahmed). Without the support from the local villagers and field assistants this work would not have been possible.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jayanta Das
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Jihosuo Biswas
    • 1
    • 3
  • Parimal C. Bhattacherjee
    • 1
    • 3
  • S.M. Mohnot
  1. 1.Primate Research Centre, Northeast Centre, PanduGuwahatiIndia
  2. 2.Wildlife Areas Development and Welfare TrustGuwahatiIndia
  3. 3.Animal Ecology and Wildlife Biology Laboratory, Department of ZoologyGauhati UniversityGuwahatiIndia

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