Quick facts about the chimpanzees

The distinctive black-coated ape shares 98.8% of its DNA with humans. Notably social and intelligent with the ability to use tools. They are typical animals of the rainforest and woodlands.

Nyungwe Forest National Park

Tips for viewing the chimpanzees

Living largely in communities based around a core of related males with an internal topped by a benevolent alpha male, chimpanzees associate from 10-100 members. Chimpanzees groom, babysit and kiss each other offspring. Chimps eat and sleep in trees, feeding on fruits, leave, and flowers and at times change their diet and hunt other monkeys like the black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, and many others. Uganda is the ranking destination to see these apes, in Kibale national park, budongo forest, Kyambura gorge, and kalinzu forest reserve. They can also be found in Nyungwe forest national park in Rwanda, Tanzania in the Mahale mountains and Gombe stream national parks

Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura – Queen Elizabeth national park
the old chimp - kyambura gorge

Holiday ideas to see chimpanzees

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