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Richard W. Wrangham, PhD Founder and Co-Director, Kibale Chimpanzee Project Ruth B. Moore Professor of Anthropology Department of Human Evolutionary Biology Harvard University Martin N. Muller, PhD Co-Director, Kibale Chimpanzee Project Associate Professor of Anthropology University of New Mexico…

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KCP at the AAPAs 2013

The Kanyawara chimpanzees are going to be featured in many of the talks and posters at the 82nd annual meetings of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Knoxville, TN. If you’re going to be at the meetings, come on…

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Teddy’s death and the aftermath

Late on January 20, 2011, Teddy apparently fell to an accidental death. She was a 19-month-old who was last seen alive by researchers about 5 p.m., feeding in a large Ficus natalensis with a big group, apparently completely healthy.¬† Evidence…

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Friends of KCP The Leakey Foundation Ronan Donovan Photography Eric Losh Illustration Suzi Eszterhas Photography Chimpanzee Conservation and Research Great Apes Survival Partnership¬†(GRASP) Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary Pan African Sanctuary Alliance¬†(PASA) The Fauna Foundation Budongo Conservation Field Station Ngogo Chimpanzee…

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2018 Scully EJ, S Basnet, RW Wrangham, MN Muller, E Otali, D Hyeroba, KA Grindle, TE Pappas, M Emery Thompson, Z Machanda, KE Watters, AC Palmenberg, JE Gern & TL Goldberg. (2018) Lethal respiratory epidemic in wild chimpanzees associated with…

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New Publication: Chimpanzee Play

Sex differences in chimpanzees’ use of sticks as play objects resemble those of children. Sonya M Kahlenberg and Richard W. Wrangham (2010). Current Biology 20: R1067-R1068 Sex differences in children’s toy play are robust and similar across cultures. Evidence for…

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