The great apes are fascinating and intelligent animals that share many qualities with humans, and now with the astounding research provided by primatologist Jane Goodall, we explore deeper into the complex species to reveal their culture and personality. Kingdom of the Apes, features the life stories of some of the best known great apes that have ever lived. Goodall began her work with these kingdoms more than 50 years ago, revealing some of the most dramatic and revealing events within our natural history. In the disappearing jungles of Africa, our closest cousins are living out dramas that are totally epic and eerily familiar. Through these great ape life histories, we witness some of the most classic studies of an individuals' struggle for power, great wars that wage within and among societies, and even complex social strategies at play, blurring the line between what is ape and what is human.
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A LITTLE ABOUT JIM
Each morning from 5am-9am , Jim talks with them all, news correspondents from the White House to London to Baghdad; newsmakers from former Presidents to Playboy beauties; sports figures from Pete Rose to Marvin Lewis and actors, authors and activists. He's the voice of volunteerism, the emcee of choice for just about anything from Marty Brennaman night at the ballpark to a Bengals rally to a visit from the President. Jim is an avid golfer, marathon runner, the guy who will close your kids' school in the winter. And he does this all on 5 hours of sleep a day. Jim is the winner of the 2002 Marconi Award for Large Market Radio Personality of the Year. His show is produced by Greg Shurts.