Lion Shaped Mountain

A twelve-part series on the chimpanzees of Sierra Leone
Lion Shaped Mountain: Madman at the Zoo

What if our conventional understandings about chimpanzee behavior are inaccurate?

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: Muddy Travelers

In Sierra Leone, humans and chimpanzees are being pushed closer and closer together

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: Hidden Kingdoms

Beneath towering mango trees, the Matamba chimpanzee community makes its home

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: Thieves in the Garden

Sierra Leone's chimpanzees often enjoy the fruits of their human neighbors' labor

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: Thorns and Thistles

Looking through a small window into the complex world of Sierra Leone's chimpanzees.

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: The Inferno

In Sierra Leone, people have been fallow farming for generations. Today, it poses new hazards to human and chimpanzee communities alike.

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: The Embers of Abandonment

Following a big blaze, Sierra Leone’s chimpanzees must adapt to their new, scorched world.

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: The Chains

With a single shot, and a lost companion, human-chimpanzee relationships are stressed in Sierra Leone.

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: Impish Things

A young green monkey, a lone chimpanzee, and a struggling farmer are all linked through the drama of the Sierra Leone landscape.

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: Water from Lazarus

As human and chimpanzee communities recover from fire, rain brings signs of new life to burned central Sierra Leone landscape.

Andrew Halloran

Lion Shaped Mountain: Searching for the Ghost of a Misplaced Ape

In just one morning, a single hunter alters the destiny of two chimpanzee communities in Sierra Leone.

Andrew Halloran

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