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Mission Statement

"The founding Indenture of Duke University directed the members of the university to 'develop our resources, increase our wisdom, and promote human happiness.'â To these ends, the mission of the Duke University Primate Center is to promote research and understanding of prosimians and their natural habitat as a means of advancing the frontiers of knowledge, to contribute to the educational development of future leaders in international scholarship and conservation and to enhance the human condition by stimulating intellectual growth and sustaining global biodiversity.

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The world renowned Duke University Primate Center is dedicated to the conservation and understanding of prosimian primates. Since 1966, the DUPC has successfully housed and studied these fascinating animals, and continues to maintain the worldâ s largest and most diverse captive collection of rare prosimians

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http://www.duke.edu/web/primate

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