Update on the Search for Miss Waldron’s Red Colobus Monkey

  title={Update on the Search for Miss Waldron’s Red Colobus Monkey},
  author={W Scott McGraw},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  • W. S. McGraw
  • Published 1 June 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • International Journal of Primatology
Miss Waldron’s red colobus (Procolobus badius waldroni) has a restricted distribution in eastern Ivory Coast and western Ghana. There have been no confirmed sightings of them since 1978 and surveys carried out from 1993 to the present have yet to reveal any living individual. Since the announcement of the monkey’s probable extinction (Oates et al., 2000), new evidence from forest in the extreme southeast of Ivory Coast suggests that a handful of individuals have remained undetected to this… 

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