Director’s Diary

07.11.18

First Report of Habitual Stone Tool Use by Cebus Monkeys

Journal Article
White-faced capuchin monkeys in Panama’s Coiba National Park habitually use hammer-and-anvil stones to break hermit crab shells, snail shells, coconuts and other food items, according to research conducted by Leakey Foundation grantees. This is the first report of habitual stone-tool use by Cebus monkeys.
07.10.18

Grantee Spotlight: Stephanie Musgrave

Grantee Spotlight
Stephanie Musgrave, Department of Anthropology, Washington University in Saint Louis, was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled "Ontogeny of complex tool use among Goualougo Triangle chimpanzees." 
06.27.18

The New Deadline for Our Fall 2018 Cycle is August 1st

Grants, The Leakey Foundation
If you are considering applying for a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our fall 2018 cycle, you are probably aware that we have temporarily removed the links to our online application. Due to a few delays in the process of migrating to a new granting software, we have decided to move our application deadline to August 1st.