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Chimpanzees of Gombe and Mahale

Chimpanzee in the forest at Mahale National Park on Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania.

Juvenile chimpanzee in the forest at Mahale National Park. The Nature Conservancy is launching a large-scale effort in the Greater Mahale Ecosystem, with Pathfinder International, Jane Goodall Institute and the Frankfurt Zoological Society.

Chimpanzee at Gombe National Park on Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania.

A key strategy for strengthening chimp populations is to improve management and protection for important stretches of forest, expanding habitat ranges and providing migration corridors.

Tuungane — The Nature Conservancy's new project in the Greater Mahale Ecosystem with Pathfinder International, Jane Goodall Institute and the Frankfurt Zoological Society — addresses chimpanzee habitat protection, fisheries management, freshwater protection and human health.

Chimpanzee near Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania.

Two chimpanzees sit near each other at Mahale National Park in Tanzania.

A young chimpanzee goes for a ride at Mahale National Park.

A chimpanzee in a tree at Mahale National Park in Tanzania.

Two adults and one juvenile chimpanzee at Mahale National Park in Tanzania.

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