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Return of Odd-Looking Apes

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Gumboot Memoirs | Comments Off on Return of Odd-Looking Apes

  By Jack Lester I was preoccupied with thoughts about the day ahead as we drove briskly along the smooth dirt road toward an old haunt of...

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What Can We Do To Save The Bulindi Chimps

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Gumboot Memoirs | Comments Off on What Can We Do To Save The Bulindi Chimps

ChimpSaver.org posed questions to field researcher Jack Lester, wanting to know what can be done to protect the chimpanzees of the...

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The Landmine Snare

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Gumboot Memoirs | Comments Off on The Landmine Snare

By Maureen McCarthy Author’s note: This post was originally published at Scientific American in September 2013. Though the incident I...

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DESCENDING CHIMP MOUNTAIN; Part 3

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Gumboot Memoirs | Comments Off on DESCENDING CHIMP MOUNTAIN; Part 3

By Jack Lester This is the third and final part of a series of posts about a place we call Chimp Mountain.  Click on the link to read...

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Descending Chimp Mountain – Part Two

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Gumboot Memoirs | Comments Off on Descending Chimp Mountain – Part Two

By Jack Lester See last week’s post  for Part 1 of this story. Several months had passed since our last visit to Chimp Mountain, a vital...

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DESCENDING CHIMP MOUNTAIN

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Gumboot Memoirs | Comments Off on DESCENDING CHIMP MOUNTAIN

By Jack Lester Chimp Mountain.  The name inspires images of a dramatic landscape where wild chimpanzees range freely in a pristine forest,...

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