Detailed coverage of KCP’s snare removal program from Mongabay.
A new study in PNAS shows that male chimpanzees receive more aggression than females by 4-5 yrs, probably because they display more aggression.
20 years of hormone data reveal the costs of status competition among male chimpanzees in Kanyawara.
A new publication in Royal Society Open Science could help to reconstruct social behavior in extinct primates.
New KCP research in the journal Science shows that older chimpanzees, like humans, focus on positive social interactions and high-value, mutual friendships.
“Chimpanzees and Human Evolution” features chapters by current and former KCP researchers.
A new study finds that adaptive strategies, not human impacts, best explain chimpanzee lethal aggression.
The Kibale Chimpanzee Project, established by Dr. Richard Wrangham in 1987, is a long-term field study of the behavior, ecology, and physiology of wild chimpanzees. Our researchers and field staff conduct daily behavioral observations on a group of approximately 60…
Despite Kibale National Park’s protected status, people still enter the forest illegally to poach animals and extract resources (e.g. logging, collecting firewood, burning wood for charcoal, gathering medicinal plants, grazing livestock). In Kibale, most poaching occurs on a small scale,…
Kibale National Park is located in rural Uganda, where economic and educational opportunities are still quite limited. Because we work closely with the local community that makes up our field staff, and because community development is an essential component of…