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A Big ROAR of Thanks

Everyone at the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) would like to say a big ‘thank you!’ to all those who donated to the Jane Goodall Institute during Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. Campaign! 
Thanks to your help, the campaign was a tremendous success.  In only four weeks, we were able to raise over $62,000 through our Tchimpounga Expansion Project on

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JGI 2012 Annual Report

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Tchibebe Matching Challenge


Tchibebe Island is now the priority for the Tchimpounga Expansion Project. Tchibebe has 17 hectares of dense forest.  The community there will be made up of 35 adolescent chimps between the ages of 10 and 15. 


-- Total R.O.A.R. Donations to Surpass $1 Million During Campaign --
(Silver Spring, MD) — Beginning Monday, October 14, Animal Planet’s non-profit initiative (NPO), R.O.A.R. (Reach Out. Act. Respond.) launches the third annual matching campaign to raise funds for seven participating R.O.A.R. partners. This year’s focus on “30 Days to R.O.A.R.” again provides partners with the opportunity to receive dollar-for-dollar matching contributions on consumer donations up to $100,000.

Match Campaign Doubles Gifts

Donations made through JGI's project to expand island sanctuary on GlobalGiving will be matched through Nov. 12. 


Dr. Brian Hare, an associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke University and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience there, is a longtime friend of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI). Most recently, Dr. Hare conducted chimpanzee behavioral research at JGI’s 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.