We hope you get to share your love with a lucky primate today. Check out P.I. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque talking about the evolution of pair-bonds at the Academic Minute. ¡Feliz día de los enamoradores!
The Owl Monkey Project, started in 1996 by Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, is a multi-disciplinary research site in the Argentinean Chaco. In conjunction with the Anthropology Department at Yale University, we investigate the evolution of monogamy and paternal care in a pair-bonded primate….
Fundación ECO (Ecosistemas del Chaco Oriental) is a conservation and education organization as well as the Argentinean umbrella under which the Owl Monkey Project operates. In 1996, my wife, Claudia Valeggia, and I established research projects in the Province of Formosa….
Estancia Guaycolec, a privately-owned cattle ranch, is home to Proyecto Mirikiná (Owl Monkey Project). This 25,000 hectare ranch is located 25 km north of Formosa City. Along the banks of the Pilagá River (58◦11_ W, 25◦58_ S), the research group…