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Snapshots

  1. Habitat Diversity

    Snapshot Title: Habitat Diversity
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Windy Ridge
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    In contrast to the thick valleys below, the high slopes of Gombe are woodland habitat. The chimps use this area in July and August when the Uapaca trees are in full fruit.



  2. Yes, the lake really is that color

    Snapshot Title: Yes, the lake really is that color
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Windy Ridge
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    Lake Tanganyika holds about 18% of the worlds standing fresh water. Hard to imagine, but it is over 400 miles long, 30 miles wide and nearly a mile deep. I spend much of my off time snorkeling al...



  3. Cargo Boat

    Snapshot Title: Cargo Boat
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Windy Ridge
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    Lake Tanganika provides a link between Tanzania, Burundia, Zambia, and Congo. This cargo boat is on its way from Kigoma, Tanzania (closest market town to Gombe NP) to Burundi loaded with goods to be ...



  4. Oil Palm Tree

    Snapshot Title: Oil Palm Tree
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Windy Ridge
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    The orange fruit of this palm provides a year round source of food for the Gombe chimpanzees.



  5. Chimp Habitat

    Snapshot Title: Chimp Habitat
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Windy Ridge
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    This is chimp habitat at it's best. Wonderful tall canopy trees with layers of vegetation below. Chimpanzees eat dozens of species of fruit and leaves as well as insects and occasionally meat. The...