22 Apr (Fri): Talk on "Conserving the Banded Leaf Monkey – Insights from Forest & Faeces"

Open to the Public

Once common in Singapore, the Banded Leaf Monkey population today is small with just 40 to 60 individuals left in the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. Immediate conservation measures are required. This necessitates a better understanding of the Banded Leaf Monkey’s genetic diversity and ecology. Join Andie Ang and Amrita Srivathsan as they share their research using both field observations and genomic tools to characterise the population size, genetic diversity, feeding ecology as well as parasites of this lesser known Singapore primate. They will also discuss their findings and implications as well as possible conservation measures to ensure a future for this species.

More details on the NSS website.

Time: 7-8pm
Venue: Nature Society (Singapore), 510 Geylang Road, The Sunflower #02-05 Junction of Geylang Road and Lorong 28 Closest MRT is Aljunied.
Website: http://www.nss.org.sg/
Contact: email contact@nss.org.sg or call 6741 2036.

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