Gombe National Park
On the morning of October 8, 2012, Gombe field assistants saw Tanga with a new baby. They tried to alert others researchers in the field who were closer to Tanga, but before any of them could get a good look at the newborn, Sparrow tried to take Tanga’s infant with help from Sheldon, Sparrow’s son. Tanga screamed and Faustino ran to help her, displaying in such a fashion that Sparrow and Sheldon scattered.
In his latest blog entry, Dr. Deus Mjungu, Gombe Stream Research Center’s director of chimpanzee research, writes of tracking two chimpanzees at Gombe National Park.