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Shrinking Habitat

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in African Chimps | Comments Off on Shrinking Habitat

Chimp habitat is rapidly disappearing due to rapid human population growth and resulting forest loss. Fifty years ago, chimps inhabited...

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Bushmeat

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in African Chimps | Comments Off on Bushmeat

The illegal bushmeat trade is threatening extinction of apes, chimpanzees, gorillas, and other primates and wildlife. Not only are the...

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Chimps in Unprotected Forests

Posted by on Oct 13, 2013 in African Chimps | Comments Off on Chimps in Unprotected Forests

Thousands of chimps living in unprotected areas are in particular crisis because their forests are no longer big enough to sustain them...

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Other Threats

Posted by on Oct 12, 2013 in African Chimps | Comments Off on Other Threats

Baby chimps that have little value for their meat, often are sold into the pet trade – which is also a huge threat to Africa’s chimps. ...

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