20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Chimp and baby

On a chimpanzee trek in Kibale, Uganda, “the ape capital of the world", we encountered this chimpanzee mother leisurely climbing a tree and eating leaves, as her baby was hanging on to dear life. The trek was an awe-inspiring experience.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Uganda
Camera: NIKON Z 7_2
Copyright: © Arie Katz