World Chimpanzee Day Challenge

Learn More About and Take Action for Our Closest Living Relatives.

About this Challenge:

Together, we will learn more about chimpanzees to discover how they are important, both unique and similar to us, as well as why we must work together to protect them and their habitats.

When you participate in this challenge, beginning on July 11th building up to World Chimpanzee Day July 14th, you’ll go on a journey of discovery to learn more about chimpanzees and grow your own skills as a changemaker. Sign up to flex your heart and mind and leave this challenge knowing exactly what you can do to make the world a better place for our closest living relatives.

*All elements of this Challenge have been created to focus on 1) understanding limitations for participants during stressful times of COVID-19 and financial limitations 2) social distancing protocols and need to participate from home *

The Challenge is now complete – but you can participate in the actions below all year long! Don’t forget to register your interest to be the first to join our next challenge…

Drawing with Fernando

Get Engaged and learn how to draw a chimpanzee with JGI's Fernando Turmo! Don't forget to submit your artwork on social media using #WorldChimpanzeeDay and @rootsandshoots to be entered into our chimpanzee art contest!
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Gombe Street View

Use Google Street View to observe the landscape and wildlife of Gombe, where Dr. Jane first studied wild chimpanzees.
Explore Gombe

Captive Animal Welfare Checklist

Take Action with this 1-click to help identify which of the sanctuaries, zoos, and wildlife facilities near you are humane and which should be avoided for their inappropriate captive care using our Captive Animal Facility Checklist. Then, tell your community!
Do 1-Click

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Roots & Shoots Global WCD Activity Booklet

Check out this Activity Booklet created by Roots & Shoots Global Chapters
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