Park Zoo's Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation
This site has information about the ape research scientists
at the Lincoln Park Zoo are conducting. Click around and find out
more about the residents of the Zoo's ape houseand how you
can visit them.
Here you can learn about Jane Goodall and her research institute,
and of course there's loads of information about her beloved chimpanzees.
Difficult is Termite Fishing?
Read a bit more about how exactly chimpanzees are able to snag
termites out of their moundsand how hard it actually is when
an anthropologist tries his luck at it.
Shown Using Not Just a Tool but a "Tool Kit"
This article describes some of the most up-to-date research
on termite fishing, and links to video where you can watch chimps
in the Republic of Congo using their tools.
Chimp Expert Extends "Path Goodall Blazed"
This National Geographic article about Elizabeth Lonsdorf describes
her work in the field with chimpanzees.
mother, like daughter
Here's a short description of the scientific article Elizabeth
Lonsdorf published in Nature, about how young chimpanzees learn
to termite fishand the sex differences in how it happens.
for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation
This is the not-for-profit sanctuary at which psychologist David
Bjorklund conducts some of his research. Grub and Noelle live here.
R Us Science Hotline
Check out David Bjorklund's answers to questions from Frontiers-watchers
about chimpanzees and his work with them.
Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees
Click through the information on this site devoted to an IMAX movie
all about chimps.