CONSERVATION EXPLORATION!

A Scavenger Hunt

INTRODUCTION

Embark on a virtual scavenger hunt that guides you throughout the New England Primate Conservancy website. With each guided step, you are led to a section of the website that contains information for solving a clue. Each correct clue brings you closer to deciphering a mystery quote by Dr. Jane Goodall, the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees. This engaging and interactive remote learning activity introduces you to a variety of conservation and primate protection topics. It is a great way to initiate or extend discussions about conservation. 

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

This activity introduces students to: 

  • The geographic distribution of nonhuman primate species across the globe 
  • The purpose of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • How the IUCN classifies Conservation Statuses of primate species 
  • Major threats to primates  
  • Primates living in research facilities and the Animal Welfare Act
  • Personal choices and actions that individuals can make to support primate conservation  

INSTRUCTIONS

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