Monthly Archives: July 2011

From the Field Entry 8 by Kara Schroepfer

21-Jul-11 Eowyn Of all the young pre-transfer females that I am following Eowyn promised to be the most difficult.  From the beginning Deus warned me that Eowyn would be extremely challenging to find and, once found, would then be hard … Continue reading

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From the Field Entry 7 by Kara Schroepfer

19-Jul-11 Fission-Fusion After one month of climbing up and down the hills of Gombe I have finally met all 62 chimps who call Kasekela home. This is no small feat due to the nature of chimp society.  Chimps live in … Continue reading

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From the Field Entry 6 by Kara Schroepfer

8-Jul-11 The Forest It only takes about fifteen minutes of following a chimp to realize that a lot has changed in the 5 – 7 million years since humans and chimps shared a common ancestor.  The most shocking difference is … Continue reading

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From the Field Entry 5 by Kara Schroepfer

3-Jul-11 Flirt Every young female chimp has her own unique story but I find Flirt’s to be especially intriguing.  Flirt is the last offspring of Fifi, herself the daughter of iconic Flo.  Fifi was extremely successful and produced four sons … Continue reading

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