10 great spots for viewing primates


Meeting great apes in the wild is a powerful experience, as Michael Vaughan shows. We are apes ourselves, of course, so a close encounter with gorillas, chimpanzees or orangutans can feel like holding up a mirror to our own species. With more than 500 species of primate worldwide, there are many other ways to enjoy the antics of these fascinating animals. Here are 10 of the best.


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