Bonobos, Chimpanzees, and The Evolution of Human Behavior

  • August 27, 2019 • 7 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Saint Louis Zoo, 1 Government Drive, St. Louis, MO

Conservation conversation lecture and book signing

Featured Speaker: Richard Wrangham, Ph.D., Ruth B. Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University; founder and Senior Researcher, the Kibale Chimpanzee Project; author, The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution

Dr. Wrangham, a primate behavioral ecologist, has studied wild chimpanzees in Kibale National Park, Uganda, since 1987. He is the recipient of a 1987 MacArthur Foundation fellowship and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the British Academy.

Copies of The Goodness Paradox available for purchase and signing by the author.

Free and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Reservations not required. Parking is free in the Zoo North lot or on the street in Forest Park.