The fruit of discord? Saba senegalensis use by chimpanzees and local people in southeastern Senegal

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Western Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) is facing local extinction in Senegal, with less than 400 individuals. •More than 56% of Senegal’s human population lives in rural areas, where they rely on forest products. •Chimpanzees are threatened by competition with humans over access to natural resources, including Saba senegalensis fruit. •The Jane Goodall Institute Spain runs a programme to conserve chimpanzees in the Dindefelo Community Nature Reserve (RNCD), Kedougou region, southeastern Senegal.


Marina Ramon Gorina

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