Great Apes

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

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.

What It Takes: A JGI Overview

Learn about JGI's work in Africa and around the world: chimpanzee behavioral research at Gombe National Park in Tanzania, our Tchimpounga sanctuary for chimp orphans, our work with communities to promote sustainable livelihoods, and our global youth program, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots.

Introducing Twins Golden and Glitter

The only known living twin chimpanzees in the wild, Golden and Glitter rely not only on the love and nurturing of their mother Gremlin and older sister Gaia, but on the strong bond they have with each other.

Gorillas Are at Risk

Like chimpanzees, gorillas are endangered. Dr. Goodall discusses some of the threats facing these magnificent creatures and how you can help save them.

 

Illegal Commercial Bushmeat Trade

At the heart of the declining chimpanzee population is habitat loss and another, lesser known problem -- the illegal poaching of chimps and other great apes for meat. The Jane Goodall Institute works with governments and local communities to end this devastating practice.

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Jane: A Snapshot

Watch this new video from National Geographic which highlights Dr. Goodall's life and legacy.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

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