This short video, narrated by Richard Wrangham, clarifies some of the threats facing wild apes.
The Kanyawara community has grown slightly over the past 25 years, avoiding the worst impacts of human contact.Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
June 2013 Social networks could help prevent disease outbreaks in endangered chimpanzees. ScienceDaily. January 2013 Watching teeth grow. Harvard Gazette. August 2011 Chimps and dolls. National Geographic. May 2011 Chimps are champs. Ranger Rick Magazine. December 2010 Young female chimps…Read More
Senior Researchers Richard Wrangham (PhD, Cambridge University, 1975) is Ruth B. Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology at Harvard University and founded the Kibale Chimpanzee Project in 1987. He has conducted extensive research on primate ecology, nutrition, and social behavior. He…Read More