Section of Language and Intelligence, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University

This website.

Chimpanzee Ai and her friends, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University

Ai is the world-famous chimpanzee who has been learning linguistic skills since 1978 at the Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University. This site gives you the latest information about our research partners, Ai and her friends, and studies on chimpanzee mind.

Essentials of Effective Enrichment

This website shows the idea and examples of environmental enrichment, which should be considered for captive animals.

Chimpanzees Bossou and Nimba

Chimpanzees at the research sites of Bossou and Nimba. Many researchers from our section have studied various aspects of their life.

Kumamoto Sanctuary, Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University

This is the first chimpanzee sanctuary in Japan, located in Uto peninsla, Kumamoto prefecture.

Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University

The Wildlife Research Center is one of the educational research centers established in Kyoto University. The center aims to promote scientific research and education on wild animals.

Behavioral Repertoire of Chimpanzees

In Japanese. This website shows a behavioral repertoire of chimpanzees with many videoclips, produced by the members of the pocket seminar of Gifu University.