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Abstract

The materials document Suzanne Ripley's observations of primates during the Ceylon Primate Project, 1969 - 1971. Materials includes various types of records, some from observations, other appear to be derivatives. They include varying types of information. Some detail date, time, species, coord., age (adult, subadult, juvenile, infant 2, infant 1) and sex, comments. Others include observations headed with "whooping record." Locations are through out studied areas including: roadside, central watering hole, north gate, watering hole, etc. Some materials list observer. Locations includes Ruhunu Park [Yala National Park] and Wilpattu Park [Wilpattu National Park].

Date Range

1969-1971

Start Date

1969

End Date

1971

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Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Wilpattu National Park
  • Yala National Park
  • Sri Lanka

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 98-138

Collection name

Suzanne Ripley Papers, 1962-1972

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 9