chimpanzees

A Changing Landscape for Chimpanzees in America

“Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose”, Cyril Connolly, 1944 Angelo and Elmer sat quietly in their new home, admiring the expansive forest views and the quiet chirping of a nearby flock of finches. Though they’d only ...

Jane Goodall, changing the way we view other primates

For more than half a century, Jane Goodall has been a researcher, conservationist and champion for one of the world’s most enigmatic primates, the chimpanzee. She started her career in 1960 in what is today Tanzania, and through painstaking observation ...

Charging Chimps, Chasing Poachers, & Other Drama

Young Explorer Aaron Sandel studies the largest community of wild chimpanzees ever observed. Trekking through the forests of Kibale National Park, Uganda, he is investigating different aspects of behavior and morphology, with a focus on development, dominance, and play. —— Chimpanzees ...

Charging Chimps, Chasing Poachers, & Other Drama

Young Explorer Aaron Sandel studies the largest community of wild chimpanzees ever observed. Trekking through the forests of Kibale National Park, Uganda, he is investigating different aspects of behavior and morphology, with a focus on development, dominance, and play. —— Chimpanzees ...

Skeletons in the Forest: Life, Death, and the Dynamics of a National Park

Young Explorer Aaron Sandel studies the largest community of wild chimpanzees ever observed. Trekking through the forests of Kibale National Park, Uganda, he is investigating different aspects of behavior and morphology, with a focus on development, dominance, and play. —— On ...

Skeletons in the Forest: Life, Death, and the Dynamics of a National Park

Young Explorer Aaron Sandel studies the largest community of wild chimpanzees ever observed. Trekking through the forests of Kibale National Park, Uganda, he is investigating different aspects of behavior and morphology, with a focus on development, dominance, and play. —— On ...

How Big are Camera Shy Chimps? Measuring Body Size in the Forest

Young Explorer Aaron Sandel studies the largest community of wild chimpanzees ever observed. Trekking through the forests of Kibale National Park, Uganda, he is investigating different aspects of behavior and morphology, with a focus on development, dominance, and play. ——- ...

Chimps, Orangutans Have Human-Like Memory

Forgot your Facebook password? Can’t remember if it’s one cup of sugar or two? Misplaced your keys—again?  Why we remember and forget is a big topic of study, and scientists at the Aarhus University Center on Autobiographical ...

Chimps, Orangutans Have Human-Like Memory

Forgot your Facebook password? Can’t remember if it’s one cup of sugar or two? Misplaced your keys—again?  Why we remember and forget is a big topic of study, and scientists at the Aarhus University Center on Autobiographical ...

Searching for Chimps & Other Misadventures in an Ugandan Forest

Young Explorer Aaron Sandel studies the largest community of wild chimpanzees ever observed. Trekking through the forests of Kibale National Park, Uganda, he is investigating different aspects of behavior and morphology, with a focus on development, dominance, and play. ——- ...

Searching for Chimps & Other Misadventures in an Ugandan Forest

Young Explorer Aaron Sandel studies the largest community of wild chimpanzees ever observed. Trekking through the forests of Kibale National Park, Uganda, he is investigating different aspects of behavior and morphology, with a focus on development, dominance, and play. ——- ...

Uncovering the Secrets of Chimpanzee Communication

I have spent the past five years studying how chimpanzees communicate with one another. In doing so, I often find myself in situations where, for months on end, I spend more time with chimps than I do with people. While ...

Uncovering the Secrets of Chimpanzee Communication

I have spent the past five years studying how chimpanzees communicate with one another. In doing so, I often find myself in situations where, for months on end, I spend more time with chimps than I do with people. While ...