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Lunch Break Science #1 • Zarin Machanda Lecture

June 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am



Take a break from your day and feed your brain with The Leakey Foundation!

Explore the nature of chimpanzee communication and relationships with Leakey Foundation grantee and director of the Kibale Chimpanzee Project Zarin Machanda. This short lecture is part of The Leakey Foundation’s weekly video series Lunch Break Science.


About Zarin Machanda 

Zarin Machanda (PhD, Harvard University, 2009) is an assistant professor of anthropology at Tufts University and director of the Kibale Chimpanzee Project an organization that for the last 30 years has conserved and protected the Kanyawara community of chimpanzees living in Kibale National Park, Uganda. Dr. Machanda’s research revolves around understanding the factors that shape the quality and development of social relationships among wild chimpanzees.

For more about Dr. Machanda’s work check out these resources:

Kibale Chimpanzee Project

Social Relationships Among Wild Chimpanzees w/ Dr. Zarin Machanda

Meet the Chimpanzees of Kanyawara

About Lunch Break Science

Lunch Break Science is a weekly online series featuring short lectures or interviews with Leakey Foundation scientists, followed by Q&A with you, the viewing audience.


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June 25, 2020
11:00 am - 11:30 am
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