This is the report of our collaborator Giulia Assogna about her field work time in Rio do Brasil reserve this year. Text in English, Português and Italiano. An Italian in the Atlantic Forest I had the pleasure of collaborate with the NGO Neotropical Primates Research Group in May and June 2018, staying at Private Reserve … Continue reading An italian in the Atlantic Forest | Uma italiana na Mata Atlântica | Un’italiana nella Foresta Atlantica
In the last two weeks we were in the process of capture one or two capuchin monkeys from the Rio do Brasil Reserve to install radio-colars on those individuals, to help us locate and habituate the group. Plan and carry a primate capture is logistically complex, and although we had some problems this time, we … Continue reading Captures | Capturas
Once again we are preparing for field work. This time to install radio-colars in two capuchin monkeys at RPPN Rio do Brasil. With those radios we are going to find and follow our groups more easily, and thus collect more behavioral data. ------ Mais uma vez nos preparamos para um trabalho de campo. Dessa vez … Continue reading Field work preparation | preparação para campo
Field work can be surprising.
Back to the field! On my way to Serra da Capivara National Park for a month and half of field work. First some weeks performing field experiments regarding stone tool use by the capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus), with Oxford colleague Lydia V. Luncz. After that, 10 days working with Primate Archaeology team to investigate archaeological evidence on … Continue reading Serra da Capivara 2017
A brief report of our team field trip to Bahia, on march/2017