Kibale Chimpanzee Project

Category: Press


Richard Wrangham on BBC Earth

Richard Wrangham discusses doll play by chimpanzees at Kanyawara.

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Coverage of KCP’s Snare Removal Project

KCP’s anti-poaching collaboration with the Uganda Wildlife Authority has just been featured in The Guardian.

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Dr. Emily Otali on the BBC

Dr. Emily Otali discusses her work with the Kibale Chimpanzee Project.

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Kanyawara chimpanzee behavior profiled in National Geographic

Kanyawara juveniles – especially females – carry sticks in a manner suggestive of a rudimentary form of doll play (see May 8, 2011 post). A photo of chimpanzee “dolls” appears in the Sept 2011 issue of National Geographic magazine. Click…

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A Matter of Life and Limb

Due to Ugandan cultural views, which place the eating of apes as taboo, chimpanzees in Kibale National Park are thankfully free of poaching pressure.  However, our chimpanzees face a continuing threat of getting caught in wire snares placed (illegally) by…

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Kanyawara Chimpanzees Featured in Ranger Rick

Kanyawara chimpanzees were featured in the May 2010 issue of Ranger Rick magazine. The article teaches children about chimpanzee social life from the perspective of a developing infant. Thanks to photographer Suzi Esterhas for such an excellent job capturing the…

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