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04.10.19

Grantee Spotlight: Benjamin Finkel

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A lot of our understanding of aging comes from studying human societies, which share food extensively and care for the elderly, things that wild apes don’t do. So what does it mean to be an aging ape in the wild, who has to fend and forage for themselves? Leakey Foundation grantee Benjamin Finkel is investigating this question by studying the foraging strategies of aging male chimpanzees at Ngogo in Kibale National Park, Uganda