Chimpanzees

"World's Oldest Chimpanzee Twins Gain Facebook Following"

Discovery News is helping people discover the twins.  Check it out here.

Become a Facebook fan of Golden and Glitter.

Termite Fishing

An example of tool use, chimpanzees use sticks as fishing rods to catch termites from their mounds.
 

Kouilou, Shanga, Mosengo and Betou

Meet Kouilou, Shanga, Mosengo and Betou, four orphan chimpanzees starting their new lives at the Tchimpounga Sanctuary in the Republic of Congo.

 

Check out "Gorillas Will Be Missed"

Check out "Gorillas Will Be Missed," a special episode of the popular cartoon Captain Planet and the Planeteers, on the Mother Nature Network, the on-line source for environmental news and information. In this episode, the Planeteers encounter Goki, a young man from the future. The Planeteers are in the middle of saving gorilla habitat from Looten Plunder.

Titan

Mischievous Titan's craving for attention makes him a menace in the community.

Titan's Dirt Dance

 

Titan shows that human children aren't the only ones who like to play in the dirt.

Jane on the Connecticut Tragedy: "Loving chimps to death"

By Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE

Snare Removal: Help Save Chimpanzees

How do researchers name baby chimpanzees?

 

Anna Mosser, JGI's Director of Field Research in Gombe, explains the process of naming Gombe's newest residents.

Gaia

Gaia has always had a strong maternal instinct, helping her mother Gremlin in raising the twins. Now Gaia is ready to have a child of her own.

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Wounda's Journey

Watch her enjoy her new home at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.