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Wild Chimpanzee Foundation


... was orphaned at the age of six when his mother was killed by a poacher. He joined his father Zyon who cared for him for years. Although he has a crippled left hand he is a very skilled hunter and loves to eat meat.

Read more about Kuba and how he helped his group here [pdf]

Click here to watch: "Kuba cracking nuts"
(Video is taken by Tobias Deschner from the Taï Chimpanzee Project)

Kuba cracks a Coula nut while Jacobo, Kinshasa, Kuba’s sister and Kirikou Kuba’s nephew are watching. The adults leave and Kirikou takes over the hammer and cracks a nut on his own.