Lincoln Park Zoo

Chimpanzee Research
6:00 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Life Of Chimp Research And 'Adventure' For Midwestern Scientific Duo

A chimpanzee sounds its call in the Goualougo Triangle - the site of an intensive conservation project which researchers Crickette Sanz and David Morgan founded.
(Courtesy Ian Nichols)

For more than a decade, Washington University anthropologist Crickette Sanz and Lincoln Park Zoo research conservationist David Morgan have lived and worked in a remote stretch of forest in Africa’s Congo Basin, studying chimpanzees and gorillas.

Together with local Congolese, they founded the Goualougo Triangle Ape Project, whose mission is to study and protect great apes and their habitat.

Sanz and Morgan are giving a talk about their work tonight at the St. Louis Zoo — they spoke with St. Louis Public Radio's Véronique LaCapra.

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