13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Chimpanzee called Primus

Primus, the alpha male of the troop of chimpanzees that lives in the Mahale Mountains, was very compliant in posing for a couple of photographs. He is the leader of more than 200 chimpanzees in the Mahale Mountains National Park on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma Region, Tanzania.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Mahale, Tanzania
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Martha van Tonder