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Primates and Paleoanthropology Expedition

June 8–20, 2018
Travel to Tanzania and Rwanda

Follow long-time chimpanzee researcher Ian Gilby through the forest at arguably the world’s most famous chimpanzee research site—the Gombe Stream Research Center, founded by Jane Goodall in 1965.

Experience the quintessential African animal reserve at the Ngorongoro Crater and visit Olduvai Gorge—one of the most important paleoanthropological sites in the world—and end the trip in Rwanda at the famed Dian Fossey reserve.

You won't find a trip of this depth and immersion in understanding our closest primate cousins offered anywhere else. Reserve your spot today!

Details and full itinerary

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