Drambos Cave
Basic information
Sample name: Drambos Cave
Sample aka: Kharakhena

Reference: K. M. Boyer-Ontl and J. D. Pruetz. 2014. Giving the forest eyes: the benefits of using camera traps to study unhabituated chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) in southeastern Senegal. International Journal of Primatology 35:881-894 [ER 3303]
Country: Senegal

Coordinate: 12° 55' N, 11° 32' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in southeastern Senegal along the Malian and Guinean borders within the Department of Kedougou... Kharakhena is the name of the nearest village to the study site, located at 12 54.513′ N, 1132.115′ W" and the exact site is agbout "10 km to the southwest" of the village
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "the habitat is a mosaic of Sudanian savanna and Guinean woodland... The region is hot and dry much of the year with a rainy season lasting 4 mo, from June through September... annual rainfall averages <1000 mm"
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates
Focal species: Pan troglodytes verus
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 29742
Years: 2011 - 2013
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 1
Net or trap nights: 275
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: the study used five cameras "in the Drambos group's range" and apparently only one was stationed at the cave
the camera was a Reconyx PC800 HyperFire and the study was "From April 2011 through April 2013"
Sample: 3682
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-10-20 22:05:26
Modified: 2020-10-20 22:05:26
Abundance distribution
14 species
0 singletons
total count 29742
standardised richness: 14.0
Fisher's α: 1.406
geometric series k: 0.5220
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6806
Shannon's H: 1.3720
Good's u: 1.0000
Pan troglodytes verus1405335 kg frugivore-folivore
Hystrix cristata790112 kg
Cricetomys gambianus34491.4 kg frugivore-granivore
Phacochoerus africanus320182 kg grazer-browser
Panthera pardus pardus53632 kg carnivore
Genetta genetta3811.7 kg insectivore-frugivore
Mellivora capensis847.7 kg carnivore-invertivore
Crocuta crocuta6466 kg carnivore
Mungos mungo431.5 kg insectivore-carnivore
Atilax paludinosus122.8 kg invertivore-carnivore
Civettictis civetta614 kg frugivore-insectivore
Cercopithecus aethiops6 herbivore
Galerella sanguinea3465 g carnivore-insectivore
Xerus erythropus3