Nimba is about 230 km from Tai and just 6-10 km from Bossou. The mountains are up to 1752m, with vegetation fading from forest below 800m to savanna above that. Little is known about the chimpanzees; Matsuzawa and colleagues have begun studying the Nuon community.
Primary source for the following Site Data is McGrew et. al. (1996), Great Ape Societies (Cambridge University Press), Appendix.
|Location:||Ivory Coast, Yeale via Danane; Guinea, Nion via Lola; Liberia, Lamko; Nuon community at 7° 32' N, 8° 28' W|
|Status:||Integrated reserve in Ivory Coast, reserve in Guinea|
Selective logging at lower altitudes, hunting|
Disturbance ratings -- ---
|P. t. verus|
|0.5 individuals per km2 (Matsuzawa & Yamakoshi, 1995, from Boesch et al., 1994)|
|1986, 1993-present |
|Occasional, now seasonal|
|Conservation:||Education for local people|
|Tool-use, feeding ecology, nest building|
|Methods:||All-occurences sampling, indirect evidence|
|Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Kyoto University Primate Research Institute, Inuyama, Japan 484|
|Maps||There is a topographic map showing both Bossou and Nimba on page 213 of Matsuzawa & Yamakoshi (1995).|