Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence: Discovery of a large, continuous population of Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii in the Central Uele region of northern DRC

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Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence: Discovery of a large, continuous population of Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii in the Central Uele region of northern DRC
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Biological Conservation
DOI 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.01.002

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This article has an Altmetric score of 71. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that this article has received. This score was calculated when the article was last mentioned on 26 February 2014.
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Altmetric has tracked 3,632,299 articles across all sources so far. Compared to these this article has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all articles ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,407 articles from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean score of 6.6. This article has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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