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The Role of Reintroduction in Gibbon Conservation: Opportunities and Challenges

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I would like to thank Susan Lappan and Danielle Whittaker for the invitation to contribute to this book. Mark Harrison, Raffaella Commitante, Claire Thompson and Chanee provided much appreciated criticism to earlier drafts of this manuscript. I am indebted to Chanee (Aurelién Brulé: Director of the Kalaweit Gibbon and Siamang Rehabilitation Project) and all the Kalaweit staff for their invaluable assistance and support which made this work possible. I would like to dedicate this chapter to the memory of Buchoz (Adi). He was a loyal and supportive friend and worked tirelessly for conservation in Indonesia. He was taken from us before his time and will be missed by everyone who knew and worked with him.


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  1. 1.Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Department of Zoology, Tubney HouseUniversity of OxfordAbingdonUK
  2. 2.CIMTROP, Kampus UNPAR, Tanjung Nyaho, Jalan Yos SudarsoCentral KalimantanIndonesia

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