Sampling event

Large wild mammals in Ferlo (North of Senegal)_Trapping data

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These data are collected using camera trapping in the extension area of the Great Green Wall in Ferlo (North, Senegal), particularly in Koyli Alpha between 2017 and 2020. They concern the biodiversity of large wild mammals present in Koyli Alpha. This work was carried out within the framework of the Observatoire Hommes-Milieux international Téssékéré and (co)funded by the LabEx DRIIHM, French programme "Investissements d'Avenir" (ANR11-LABX-0010) which is managed by the ANR.

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Samplingevent; biodiversity; mammal; Vallée du Ferlo


  • Metadata Provider
  • Publisher
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Lecturer and researcher
Cheikh Anta Diop University
Avenue Cheikh Anta Diop, BP 5005 Dakar Fann
  • Originator
PhD candidate
Cheikh Anta Diop University
Avenue Cheikh Anta Diop, BP 5005 Dakar Fann
Priscilla DUBOZ
  • Publisher
IRL3189 ESS - International research laboratory (CNRS)
Cheikh Anta Diop University
5005 Dakar

Geographic Coverage

These data come from the locality of Koyli Alpha and its surroundings located on the extension area of the Great Green Wall reforestation project in Ferlo (North, Senegal).

Bounding Coordinates South West [15.66, -15.57], North East [15.72, -15.52]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Species Atilax paludinosus, Canis aureus, Erythrocebus patas, Felis silvestris, Genetta genetta, Ictonyx striatus, Mellivora capensis, Vulpes pallida

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2017-05-10 / 2020-01-03

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 47c9bb35-9efc-4b6f-aff5-9a40019df487