April 19, 2012
G; 1:24 running time
Disney's 2012 movie offering for Earth Day is a gorgeous and technically dazzling look inside the world of chimpanzees ¿ their use of tools, their nurturing instincts, their means of organization during fights and hunts for smaller monkeys, which they sometimes eat.
But "Chimpanzee"is also a throwback, a documentary that follows a baby chimp named Oscar as he struggles to learn the ways of his tribe and to survive in the dense rain forests of Africa's Ivory Coast. It's moving and entertaining as well as informative. -- Roger Moore
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