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12.05.17

From the Field: Nicole Herzog, Senegal

From the Field
Nicole Herzog was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled "Chimpanzees in fire-altered landscapes:  Investigating foundations for hominin fire exploitation."
11.22.17

Chimp Females Who Leave Home Postpone Parenthood

In the News, Journal Article
New moms need social support, and mother chimpanzees are no exception. So much so that female chimps that lack supportive friends and family wait longer to start having babies, according to researchers who have combed through the records of Jane Goodall's famous Gombe chimpanzees.
11.07.17

Grantee Spotlight: David Samson

Grantee Spotlight
David Samson is from the University of Toronto, Mississauga. He was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring cycle for his project entitled "What drives sleep flexibility? A comparative investigation of circumpolar and equatorial hunter-gatherers." 
10.31.17

Grantee Spotlight: Carrie Miller

Grantee Spotlight
Carrie Miller is a PhD candidate from the University of Minnesota. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2017 cycle for her project entitled "Does paternity certainty elicit protection and support of offspring by male gelada monkeys?"
10.20.17

Video: Isaiah Nengo

Speaker Series, Video
On October 12, 2017, The Leakey Foundation in partnership with the Chicago Council of Science and Technology (C2ST) presented “Alesi: The Life, Death, and Discovery of an Ancestor” with speaker Isaiah Nengo. The recent discovery of a 13 million-year-old fossil infant ape skull has offered a rare glimpse of what the common ancestor of all living apes and humans may have looked like. The fossil, nicknamed… more »
10.19.17

Grantee Spotlight: Joel Bray

Grantee Spotlight
Joel Bray is a PhD candidate from Arizona State University. He was awarded a Leakey Foundation Grant to study the role of development and early social experiences in male chimpanzee social behavior.