Conservation of three threatened primates in the oban division of Cross River National Park
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Project

Conservation of Three Threatened Primates in Nigeria’s Cross River National Park

Duration
2014 - 2015
Location
Nigeria
Species protected
Preuss’s Red Colobus Procolobus preussi
Drill Mandrillus leucophaeus
Nigeria Cameroon chimpanzee Pan troglodytes ssp. ellioti

Project objectives

The end results of this project are expected to include direct reduction of immediate threats to endangered primates, particularly shotgun hunting, as well as the removal of all hunting camps and wire snares encountered.

This project is implemented by Wildlife Conservation Society.

Threaths

Poaching