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.
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.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Monday, October 15, 2012
St. Louis Public Radio talks with Goualougo Triangle Ape Project directors David Morgan, Ph.D., and Crickette Sanz, Ph.D., about what it's like to study wild chimpanzees and gorillas in one of the most remote regions on Earth.
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Goualougo Triangle Field Diaries
Lincoln Park Zoo is helping to conserve the apes and gorillas of the living in the pristine forest of the Republic of Congo’s Goualougo Triangle. Our Goualougo Triangle field diaries feature the latest updates on studies of ape behavior, tool-use and the impact of logging on these endangered animals.
David Morgan, Ph.D.
A research fellow with Lincoln Park Zoo’s Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Morgan is co-director of the Goualougo Triangle Ape Project.
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