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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Video of Chimpanzee "Honey Pounding" in the Republic of Congo
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!
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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