Friday, April 12, 2013
What’s new in the Goualougo Triangle? DNAInfo.com shares the latest from the zoo research site, a pristine landscape home to thousands of gorillas and chimpanzees. The wild update includes a baby on the way for field scientists David Morgan and Crickette Sanz.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
With President and CEO Kevin Bell in Charleston for the AZA mid-year conference, he hands over his blog to Fisher Center Director Steve Ross, who offers an update on the zoo's latest work to understand--and protect--great apes.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Samples sorted, equipment stowed away, bags packed and I’m suddenly finding myself back in Chicago after almost five months in Tanzania. Watching the snow falling as I eat Chicago deep dish pizza, I can hardly believe that just a few weeks ago I was in the rural villages west of Serengeti National Park.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A camera crew spent three weeks in the Republic of Congo's remote Goualougo Triangle to film "honey pounding," a rare chimpanzee behavior studied by Lincoln Park Zoo scientists. The results will air on the Discovery Channel tonight at 9 p.m., but you can get a preview with this video!
Last February, a producer and two cameramen from the Natural History unit of the British Broadcasting Corporation arrived at the Goualougo basecamp ready to shoot one of the last sequences of the six-part epic series “Africa.” Initial inquiries about filming in Goualougo had started long before, in late 2010, and now the time had finally come to get down to work and show the world why Goualougo chimpanzees and their forest home are so special.
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