Male chimpanzees use displays of power to establish their position within the community.
Jane received a very special picture from a member of Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program recently.
The young artist, Isabella from Florida, had this to say about her drawing:
A rite of passage, almost every young chimp gets lost from their mother at some point during their exploration.
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," 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.
Mischievous Titan's craving for attention makes him a menace in the community.
By Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE