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Goodbye La Vieille

This December 11, 2016, we said goodbye to La Vieille, a gentle old soul who lived at JGI’s Tchimpounga sanctuary for 24 years.

Fudge

When it comes to chimpanzees, the fight to be on top is key for access to mates and food. Ferdinand, 24, who has been alpha male of his group at Gombe for eight years was recently challenged by none other than his Nephew, Fudge, 19. Fudge came out the victor and is now the new alpha male at Gombe.

ONLY ONE PLACE LEFT FOR THE 2016 TRIP
Trek to see/film wild mountain gorillas and chimpanzees in the forests of Uganda, whilst learning about and participating in conservation projects to protect our close relatives.