Author Archives: Bonaventura Majolo

Conservation in action

Last week the Moroccan Primate Conservation Foundation, a ONG with which we collaborate on a number of projects, has given 30 combination oven/cooker/heater units to families living in the forest around Azrou. These units were made locally and funded by … Continue reading

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Successful PhD viva

Sandra Molesti has successfully defended her PhD thesis last week, passing the viva with minor changes. Sandra’s thesis focuses on grooming exchange and cooperation in the Barbary macaque, a topic that has important implications for our understanding of human social … Continue reading

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A new Doctor in town!

A few weeks ago Christopher Young has been awarded a PhD Degree from the Georg August University of Gottingen, Germany, for a thesis entitled “Cooperation and competition in wild male Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus) in Morocco”. Chris has been a … Continue reading

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Poaching alert! Allerte braconnage!

In the last days, whilst our team was not with the monkeys, 4 infants (3 girls and one boy) have disappeared out of the Green group. This is the group we have been studying over the last 3 years or … Continue reading

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Primate Conference

At the beginning of April, Lincoln hosted the Primate Society of Great Britain Easter Conference. This was an intense two days meeting that gathered primatologists from UK and various other European countries.   The quality of the talks and posters … Continue reading

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