Name of Engagement
Ruth Bowers-Sword, Graduate Student, Studies the Colubus Monkey
Red colobus monkeys are among the most endangered groups of primates in Africa, with all 17 species threatened with extinction. These monkeys are endemic to the forests of southeastern Nigeria and western Cameroon and are threatened by bushmeat hunting and habitat loss.
For four months, Ruth investigated the status of this endangered population in the Ndokbou forest of Cameroon. Read about her research at the link below:
One Time Only
Primary Focus of Program
Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Areas of Engagement