Halting threats to Kipunji and Abbott's duiker in the Southern hughllands of Tanzania
Image credit: Tim Davenport
Project

Halting Threats to Kipunji and Abbott’s Duiker in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania

Duration
2012 - 2014
Location
Tanzania
Species protected
Kipunji Rungwecebus kipunji
Abbott’s Duiker Cephalophus spadix

Project objectives

The main objective of this project is to bring to a halt the direct threats to both the Kipunji and Abbotts’ Duiker in and around the Mount Rungwe and Livingstone Mountains forests. This will hopefully allow population and range expansion for both species in the long term.

This project is implemented by Wildlife Conservation Society.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching