Peruvian yellow tailed woolly monkey (Lagothrix flavicauda)
Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 152511981
Diffusion and social inclusion to protect the Endemic primates (Lagothrix flavicauda and Aotus miconax)of Yambrasbamba, Peru
Mission of the organization: To contribute to the conservation of neotropical forest biodiversity using primates as flagship species. Objectives of the organization: (a) Investigating the need for conservation of neotropical forest habitats or indigenous primates of such habitats and the dissemination of the useful results concerning the same; (b) The formation, management and execution of land purchase and protection of relevant habitats; (c) The improvement of degraded habitats through reforestation and other forest rehabilitations techniques; (d) The rehabilitation and reintroduction of neotropical primates to their natural habitats; (e) Raising public awareness of the threats to neotropical primates and their role in the preservation of the biodiversity of neotropical forest habitats; (f) Promoting sustainable economic activity amongst resident communities amongst or within the vicinity of neotropical forests consistent with the conservation of those neotropical forests Date Established: NPC UK - 27 June 2007, Asoc. NPC Peru - 15 February 2013 Geographical Area of the project: Yambrasbamba community, Amazonas region, Northern Peru S 05°39′46′′, W 77°54′32′′ Target Species/habitats: Yellow tailed woolly monkey (Lagothrix flavicauda), Peruvian night monkey (Aotus miconax), Peruvian Yungas. Additionally our work is helping to protect many other species including primates such as Callicebus oenanthe, Ateles belzebuth and Cebus yuracus among others.
Project 152511981 location - Peru, South America