Brazil field notes, January 1983, November 1983

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Creator

Kleiman, Devra G.

Abstract

This field book contains notes on the processing and releasing of golden lion tamarins in the Vargem area of Brazil in January and November 1983. A few pages inserted into the front of the notebook summarize the notebook's content. Kleiman provides a narrative of activities including observing, capturing, processing (taking measurements, weight, descriptions, blood, and skin samples), and releasing of the tamarins. The majority of the notes in this field book, however, reflect Kleiman's meetings and interactions with representatives from IBDF (Instituto Brasileiro de Desenvolvimento Florestal), FEMA, and FONZ, as well as others with connections to or possession of golden lion tamarins. Kleiman notes many of her frustrations, especially as she attempts to negotiate an exchange between IBDF and the National Zoological Park (NZP).

Date Range

1983

Start Date

Jan 24, 1983

End Date

Nov 08, 1983

Access Information

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Topic

  • Wildlife reintroduction
  • Golden lion tamarin
  • Lion tamarins
  • Mammalogists
  • Black lion tamarin

Place

Brazil

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-124

Collection name

Devra G. Kleiman Papers, 1967-2010

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 9 Folder 19