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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Contemplative chimpanzee

I was living in Uganda and my family came to visit - we did a chimpanzee habituation trek in Kibale National Park in Western Uganda, tracking chimpanzees for several hours. This chimpanzee's posture struck me as remarkably human-like, a stark reminder of our species' tied history (and genetics!).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Kibale National Park, Uganda
Camera: DSC-RX10
Copyright: © Emily Ausubel