New collaboration underway! With Sacha Knauf from the German Primate Center, UPP continues investigation into Issa primate health with identification and characterisation of Treponema in baboons. September (2016) saw the first darting and sample collection of infected individual baboons.


The 2016 termite fishing season is upon us!

See more recent wildlife encounters on our YouTube channel!

New paper accepted on malaria presece in Kalinzu and Issa chimpanzees!!! PDF forthcoming…

Another successful CARTA Tour complete!!! Thanks to all for making it an outstanding trip!


CARTA Tour participants and UPP members at Issa (August 2016)

New paper by Kalan et al. accepted describing the application of passive acoustics in Tai and Issa chimpanzees! Look for link soon!!!

Encounters with rock pythons, like this one, are rare, but always exciting! (July 2016)

Kichwa - Rock python Rock python

New paper accepted that describes chimpanzee ant-fishing at Issa. Congrats to lead author, Eden Wondra!!

New paper accepted that describes an encounter between African wild dogs and a chimpanzee at Issa. Congrats to lead author, Ed McLester!!

Photospheres of the recent UAV work exploring chimpanzee distribution in western Tanzania. Take Google street view, and take it to the forest! (credit: S. Wich)


Droning on…! Exploring the limits of chimpanzee distribution in western Tanzania with Serge Wich, Jeff Kerby, Noemie Bonnin, and Adrienne Chitayat (Work supported by the National Geographic Society)

Ugalla village

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