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Raymond Vagell (Prancing Papio)
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Author of The Prancing Papio (@PrancingPapio)
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Using Positive Reinforcement to Assist With Lemur Research: "50 Years of Lemurs at Duke" Exhibit
Were you able to check out the "50 Years of Lemurs at Duke" Exhibit In Duke University Perkins Library  at Duke University? As I have mentioned here before, my lemur color vision research was featured in the "current research" exhibit as well as in an inter...

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New Year, Same Research
Happy Lemur New Year! Hope everyone had a great holiday and a new year. I spent Christmas and New Year in London and it was wonderful. I really needed the time off in my motherland. I'm excited that I finally had time to check out London Zoo (ZSL) . They ha...

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My Research Is Featured On "50 Years of Lemurs at Duke" Exhibit In Duke University Perkins Library #Duke50
The "50 Years of Lemurs at Duke" exhibit at Duke Perkins Library opened on October 27th, 2016 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Duke Lemur Center. This exhibit, curated by Duke Lemur Center staff, features 50 years of Duke Lemur Center research and conse...

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I've Been Busy: NEEP and Departmental Talk
I gave a poster presentation at Northeastern Evolutionary Primatologists (NEEP) earlier this month, held at Hunter College. It's my first time at NEEP and it's nice to see my regional colleagues. And yes, that's a "floating tablet". Command Strips are great...

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Bon Voyage, Magellan!
We said goodbye to Magellan this week as he transitioned into the next chapter of his life at Dickerson Park Zoo --- fatherhood (hopefully!). I can't wait to see him in his new environment so hopefully one of these days, I'll plan a trip out to Springfield,...

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I Presented A Poster On SMARTA And Ruffed Lemur Color Vision At #DLC50
When you show up and your outfit and hair matches your poster and table. #OnFleek My poster for Duke Lemur Center 50th Anniversary Scientific Symposium is now available online. Please click here.  Thank you Duke Lemur Center for inviting me to present my re...

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Duke Lemur Center Celebrates 50 Years Of Awesomesauce and Totes Amazeballs Research #DLC50
Early last week, Duke Lemur Center celebrated its 50 year anniversary with a Scientific Symposium and Gala. Originally called Duke University Primate Center, it was renamed to Duke Lemur Center to reflect its scientific mission and, well, the fact that most...

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Duke Lemur Center Celebrates 50 Years Of Awesomesauce and Totes Amazeballs Research #DLC50
Early last week, Duke Lemur Center celebrated its 50 year anniversary with a Scientific Symposium and Gala. Originally called Duke University Primate Center, it was renamed to Duke Lemur Center to reflect its scientific mission and, well, the fact that most...

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Good News: I Got The Grant!
You guys! I got some exciting news to share. I'm elated to share with you, my readers, that I am the recipient of Duke Lemur Center's Director's Fund for Fall 2016! OMG!!! I feel like an adult right now (don't laugh!).  I submitted a proposal to fund the re...

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#IPSASP16 Poster Session
Novel skill acquisition in ruffed lemurs ( Varecia spp.): Preliminary Data from SMARTA Color Vision Study at Duke Lemur Center Raymond Vagell, Vance J. Vagell, Stephanie J. Tepper, Isabel M. Avery, Rachel L. Jacobs, James Gordon, & Andrea L. Baden. Psychoph...
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