Yvonne A. de Jong, Dr.

Dutch, based in Kenya
Eastern Africa Primate Diversity and Conservation Program
BII expert in: Primates

Yvonne A. de Jong (PhD) is a Kenya-based Dutch primatologist who has worked in Africa since 2002. She is the co-leader of the Eastern Africa Primate Diversity and Conservation Program, member of three IUCN/SSC Specialist Groups (Primates, Afrotheria and Wild Pigs), member of the Nocturnal Primate Research Group at Oxford Brookes University, collaborating Scientist of the Institute of Primate Research in Nairobi and member of the Primate Task Force of the Kenya Wildlife Service. Her main research focus is the biogeography, diversity and conservation of eastern Africa’s primates and several other groups of large mammals, including the warthogs (Phacochoerus) and dik-diks (Madoqua).


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