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Kibale Chimpanzee Project (September 1987 - unknown)
Field Study in Africa
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Location of Site: UGANDA, Kibale National Park

Director: Richard Wrangham
Phone: 617 495 5948   Fax: 617 496 8041   E-Mail:
11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 UNITED STATES
Department: Harvard University

Sponsoring Institution(s): NSF, Leakey Foundation, NGS, Getty Foundation, USAID, Columbus Zoo

Research Objectives: Behavior, social relationships, ecology, physiology and cognition of chimpanzees.

Field Positions and Volunteers: Training available through field courses. Visit PhD opportunities by contacting Director.

Species Studied: Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii (East African chimpanzee)

Other Species at Site: Cercopithecus ascanius (red-tailed monkey), Cercopithecus lhoesti (L'Hoest's guenon), Cercopithecus mitis (blue monkey), Colobus guereza (guereza), Lophocebus albigena (gray-cheeked mangabey), Papio anubis (olive baboon), Piliocolobus badius (western red colobus)

Comments: A second study of chimpanzees is conducted in Kibale National Park, by John Mitani and David Watts (at Ngogo). Contact them at,

Last Updated: 2002-10-23

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