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This is a great example of high woodland and grassland near the top of the rift escarpment in Gombe National Park. In the distance you see the thickly vegetated valleys, Jane's Peak, where Dr. Goodall began observing the chimpanzees in 1960, Far to the top of the frame you see deforestation on the outside of the park.
This shot was taken from the Eastern border of Gombe National Park looking south down the Rift Escarpment. If you look to the right, you will see the beautiful intact riverine forests of Gombe, on the left, the forests and woodlands are being cleared for firewood and for farming. The Jane Goodall Institute is working...