The disappearance of chimpanzees is accelerating in Guinea Conakry due to poaching, as well as timber and mineral exploitation. To reverse it, one project is raising chimpanzees and preparing them for a return to the wild.
A zoo in the Swedish town of Furuvik shot dead three chimpanzees after the animals escaped. The situation was still not under control, with the remaining four primates out of their enclosure.
9 Sep 2022
In Guinea, cohabitation between chimpanzees and humans is becoming increasingly tense in some regions of the country. As fields and roads encroach on their territory, the animals are getting more aggressive. In the village of Longory, a four-year-old girl was attacked by a chimpanzee. Locals are now wary of the hungry apes. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Camille Nedelec.
18 Feb 2019
In Liberia, chimpanzees have had to survive not just two civil wars and an Ebola epidemic, but also poaching and deforestation. Now a project is taking care of orphaned chimps in the hope of releasing them into the wild.