The Role of Behavioral Research in the Conservation of Chimpanzees and Gorillas

Chimpanzees and gorillas are among man’s closest living relatives, sharing most of the human genetic code and having many similarities to humans in anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Like humans, these apes make and use tools and have strong family bonds. Chimpanzees even show population-specific behaviors similar to those of human cultures. However, chimpanzee and gorilla […]