Archives for chimpanzee

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.
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.