CHIMPS IN GOMBE TEACH US SO MUCH…WHAT ABOUT MONKEYS?

CHIMPS IN GOMBE TEACH US SO MUCH…WHAT ABOUT MONKEYS?

Dr. Kate Detwiler of Florida Atlantic University documented two different species of monkeys mating and producing hybrid offspring in Gombe National Park! Kate, a longtime Gombe researcher, is a trailblazer just like Jane, and is not only growing what we know about the ecosystem and its inhabitants, but is also a strong voice for women in science.

Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How emotions and behavior of other primates mirror our own

Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How emotions and behavior of other primates mirror our own

When Frans de Waal started studying nonhuman primates, in the Netherlands more than 40 years ago, he was told not to consider the emotions of the animals he was observing. “I am now at the point that I think emotions are more like organs,” he says. “All my organs are present in a rat’s body, and the same way, I think, all my emotions are probably present in the rat.”

A Scientist Witnessed Poachers Killing a Chimp

A Scientist Witnessed Poachers Killing a Chimp

It started as a good day. As usual, Kevin Langergraber got up at dawn to follow and observe the chimpanzees of Ngogo, in Uganda’s Kibale National Park. An anthropologist from Arizona State University, he has been studying the group for 19 summers. This year, food has been scarce, and so have the chimps. But yesterday Langergraber found a group of 30 adults playing and relaxing, with infants crawling all over them. “It was just me and 30 chimps,” he says. “I was so happy. And it just turned so quickly.”

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