In a Q&A with MNN, the famed animal researcher talks about her latest efforts to battle the biggest threats to the species.
Mama chimps teach kids to communicate with humans
Until now, social learning of communication signals was considered unique to human language.
Earth’s last Eden: Haven for chimps, gorillas expands
The Congo region is home to chimpanzees that are so isolated from human contact that they routinely approach researchers without fear.
Disney’s ‘Chimpanzee’ to aid great apes
Studio will donate a portion of first week box office sales to the Jane Goodall Institute.
Watch these liberated research chimps venture outdoors for the first time — and just try not to tear up.
Chimpanzees found making sex toys
Chimps in Tanzania have taken toolmaking to a whole new level.
U.S. agrees to limit medical research on chimpanzees
The National Institutes of Health will sharply curtail medical research studies using chimps after an expert panel said such studies are rarely warranted.
Poop-throwing by chimps may actually be a sign of intelligence
Researchers have found that the smartest chimps also fling their feces the most accurately.