Why are primatologists mostly women?

Format : one-off
Duration : 52’
Available versions : French | English
Rights : All Rights / Worldwide

Numerous scientists around the world dedicate their lives to the study and protection of primates. They have been inspired by Dian Fossey, Jane Goodall or Biruté Galdikas. But why are they mostly women?

ANGELS OF THE JUNGLE introduces us to nine remarkable primatologists of our time, taking us to jungles of Borneo and Congo and the lush forests of Madagascar. They explain the sacrifices they’ve made to do their work, the challenges of field research, but also the incredible bonds they have developped with the objects of their studies.