Department of Primatology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 200
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 299
Currently, we are able to follow approximately 20 individuals (eight adult males, four adolescent males, five adult females and three juveniles).
The territory of the Rekambo chimpanzee community is located in the west of the Loango National Park extending inwards from the shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean. Currently, a total of 24 individuals can be followed and observed on a regular basis.
Juvenile female bathing.
Adult male creating ‘shoes’ to protect his feet from thorns.