Chimpanzees today

Chimpanzees Today is an overview of the various roles filled by chimpanzees and the situations in which they currently live. It begins by briefly discussing the precipitous drop in wild populations as well as some of the history of Jane Goodall's research at Gombe, focusing on the discoveries t...

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Main Author: Zeller, Anne
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, Mass. Documentary Educational Resources 2001, 2001
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Chimpanzees Today is an overview of the various roles filled by chimpanzees and the situations in which they currently live. It begins by briefly discussing the precipitous drop in wild populations as well as some of the history of Jane Goodall's research at Gombe, focusing on the discoveries that promoted the use of the chimpanzee model in studying human evolution. It then covers many situations chimpanzee captivity, including the sanctuaries in Africa set up for infant chimpanzees rescued from poachers and some of the zoo habitats in which they are held
Item Description:Previously released on DVD.. - Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010). - Recorded in Africa, United States, and Netherlands
Physical Description:1 online resource (36 min.)