Lam Binh community sends strong message to poachers

In February 2013 our partner Save Our Species featured an updated account about PRCF field coordinator Tu Minh Tiep’s role in capturing a wildlife hunter in northern Vietnam. SOS is a global coalition to conserve threatened species and their habitats. PRCF’s collaboration with SOS to protect the Francois langur’ began in 2011. The article titled Lam Binh community sends […]

Community conservation: 3D mapping

PRCF Vietnam’s three-dimensional mapping project in the Lam Binh Forest area, northeastern Vietnam, involved 30 local people from seven villages. Their energy and enthusiasm – and the high standard of their very first 3D map – helped make this a very successful community conservation activity.

Snubby also found in Yunnan, China

A second small population of the recently discovered species, the Myanmar Snub-nosed Monkey (Rhinopithecus strykeri), has been discovered by scientists in China.

PRCF’s CEO Fernando Potess said ‘we are very pleased to learn that there are more Snubby groups beyond those discovered in Myanmar – perhaps even holding viable populations of the species’.

A second small population of the recently discovered species, the Myanmar Snub-nosed Monkey (Rhinopithecus strykeri), has been discovered by scientists in China.

Myth no longer: Myanmar ‘Snubby’ caught live on camera

Thanks to high-tech camera traps set up in remote northeastern Myanmar, we now have the world’s first photos of the Myanmar Snub-nosed Monkey in the wild. These photos show that the elusive ‘Snubby’ really does exist, despite much skepticism – and the fact that no scientist has yet seen this monkey alive. (Photo: BANCA/FFI/PRCF 2011)