Monthly Archives: June 2013


Bonobo Sanctuary 1

  Bonobo Sanctuary   26 June 2013:  Kutu, Fimi River, DR Congo.  Quick update to the post below… it has taken longer than expected to travel the short distance from Nioki to Kutu because of continued problems with transportation.  One does not simply go to the river bank, find a […]


50 Very Long Miles

  50 Very Long Miles   21 June 2013:  Nkala village, ca. 15 km east of Tshumbiri.  Just a quick note to let everyone know that I had hoped to post two stories today, including one about bonobos, but no luck finding the great apes yet.  My computer is almost […]


The rhino and the frog

  12 June 2013, Kinshasa, DR Congo:   As anticipated, I encountered some problems with the technology I am supposed to use to update this blog from the field—Radio Shack let me down by selling me an inverter, a small gadget that conducts electricity from a solar panel to electronic […]


Down the rabbit hole

4 June 2013, Paris France: After a ca. 3 hour flight from El Paso to Atlanta, and another 9 hour flight to Paris, I am now waiting for my flight to Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  That flight will be an additional 8 hours. This blog […]