The Secret Lives of Apes with Dr John Mitani – June 2024

John Mitani is a highly esteemed primatologist whose groundbreaking work has shed light on the intricate social dynamics of chimpanzees. Through his extensive research and in-depth field studies, Mitani has made significant contributions to our understanding of chimpanzee behavior and communication.

Mitani’s research has focused on unraveling the complexities of chimpanzee society, particularly their social relationships, dominance hierarchies, and communication patterns.

He returns to Talking Apes for a second time following his 2023 World Chimpanzee Day special episode about his work on Netflix’s ‘Chimp Empire’.