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“We risk destroying these forests before even discovering what secrets they hold. These findings reinforce the broader values of intact forests for climate and biodiversity.” — Emma Stokes, WCS Central Africa Director

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WCS and Lincoln Park Zoo researchers have conducted long-term research on a remote chimpanzee population in the Goualougo Triangle — a near pristine wilderness in Nouabale-Ndoki National Park Republic of Congo — documenting uses of multiple tool sets of different types of tools to harvest insects.

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