• Sat. Jun 22nd, 2024

IUCN primate specialist visits Aaranyak office

Dr. Susan M. Cheyne, Vice-chair for IUCN Primate Specialist Group Section on Small Apes visited Aaranyak’s office today in Guwahati. Dr Dilip Chetry, Head of Aaranyak’s Primate Research and Conservation Division, welcomed Dr Cheyne and discussed the different conservation efforts that Aaranyak is undertaking for Hoolock gibbons in Northeast India.

A discussion about the conservation of Western Hoolock gibbons in India was also held between the senior primatologists. Dr Cheyne appreciated the initiatives of Aaranyak on Gibbon Conservation in India and requested to follow up to have state wise Gibbon Conservation action on the species.

Cheyne was accompanied by her researcher Siddarth Badri and Florian Magne, Director at HURO Programme, Tura, Meghalaya.

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