Welfare based primate rehabilitation as a potential conservation strategy: does it measure up?

  title={Welfare based primate rehabilitation as a potential conservation strategy: does it measure up?},
  author={Amanda J. Guy and Darren Curnoe and Peter B Banks},
Many primate species are threatened with extinction and are the focus of extensive conservation efforts including re-introduction, captive breeding and habitat conservation. Welfare-based rehabilitation (hereafter also ‘rehabilitation’) is a management strategy commonly used for primates, particularly those species targeted by the pet and bush meat trades. Rehabilitation of rescued primates typically has the dual motivation of welfare and conservation, but has not been assessed as a… CONTINUE READING


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