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We are interested in understanding the behavioral ecology, life history, and population dynamics of primates from a comparative perspective, and in applying this knowledge to the conservation of primates and their habitats.


The critically endangered northern muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus) has been the subject of long-term field research in Brazil’s Atlantic forest since 1983. This photo was taken by a camera trap. Credit: Karen B. Strier @ Muriqui Project of Caratinga.