Latest Gombe Stream National Park Stories
NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Anvil Knitwear, a leading manufacturer of socially and environmentally responsible apparel and accessories, is launching an exclusive line of organic apparel, including tees and hoodies, to benefit the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), including its global environmental and humanitarian youth program, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100520/NY07835LOGO) Dr.
It appears that an AIDS-like disease that was considered to be harmless to chimpanzees can infect the apes and kill them as well.
With most mammals, the biggest and most aggressive male claims the alpha male role and gets his choice of food and females. But a new study from the University of Minnesota suggests that at least among chimpanzees, smaller, more mild-mannered males can also use political behavior to secure the top position.
Primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall says African chimpanzees cannot be protected unless people's living conditions are improved.
Ape conservationist Jane Goodall said on Saturday she is developing a new certification scheme for coffee growers farming in areas where endangered chimpanzees live, mainly in Tanzania and Burundi.
The eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii), a subspecies of the common chimpanzee, is a primate that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Sudan, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It prefers to reside in trees, but it can also be seen on the ground. Adult eastern chimpanzees can reach an average weight between 88 and 143 pounds, with males reaching an average height of 63 inches and females reaching a height...
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.