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Hyenas caught on camera traps in the Issa Valley (credit UPP)

Grainy distant individual until :32 into the video…!


UPP field course for LJMU Msc students! The 2nd annual, March 2017

Sunrise at Issa


LJMU PhD fellowship call!

…LJMU will soon post a call for Unversity-supported PhD fellowships. If you’d like to work on Tanzanian primates/primate conservation, please get in touch with me with your idea! Brief, 1p proposals will be due mid-March 2017.

The termite queens are out…and make for a delicious snack!!!

An Issa adult female was observed from camera traps foraging with her lifeless infant.

Another good catch by Issa chimpanzees! (credit: A. Chitayat, Nov 2016)

Project manager sought for 2017 – apply before 30 Nov!

See upp-coordinator-post-feb2017 for details!!!!

Partners from governmental and non-governmental (incl. UPP) organisations meet in Arusha to discuss and construct the National Chimpanzee Conservation Management Plan (Nov 2017)


New collaboration underway! With Sacha Knauf from the German Primate Center, UPP continues investigation into Issa primate health with identification and characterisation of Treponema in baboons. September (2016) saw the first darting and sample collection of infected individual baboons.


The 2016 termite fishing season is upon us!

See more recent wildlife encounters on our YouTube channel!

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