Preliminary research on the primate distribution and present status in Vietnam
and Southern China with the attendance to the Annual Conference of SE
Asian Zoo Association
10th September,2006 - 30th September,2006
I attended the 15th Annual conference of SE Asia Zoo
Association, presented paper concerning Present Status of rhesus macaques
(Macaca mulatta) in SE Asia, and collected information about the
primate distribution and present statuses in each Asian countries. Then I
visited DaLat (Nui Ba National Park) and DaNang (Cham Island and SonTra
Peninsula) where I observed macaques and collected fecal samples for DNA
analysis. I collected the information concerning distribution and present
status of primates in Guangxi Chiwan Autonomous District, China.
Observation and fecal sampling was made on rhesus macaques inhabiting
Seven-star park inside Guilin City. I made brief survey in Hua-Bing
National Nature Reserve, which locates ca. 60 NW to Guilin, and collected
fecal sample from wild Thibet macaques.
Cham Island is located 30Km east from Hoian city.
I speculate crab-eating is distributed, but observed macaque is like