Help Feed over 150 Orphaned Chimpanzees

by Jane Goodall Institute
Aug 16, 2011

Summer 2011 Update

New arrival gets cleaned up
New arrival gets cleaned up

Here are a few pictures of recent events at Tchimpounga.

First, one of our new arrivals gets washed down. When chimps first come to Tchimpounga, many of them are malnourished and have infections. Getting them hydrated and clean is the first step to their second chance.

Second is Makasi and Lobo. Their story was featured in last winter's update. As you can see, they are still the best of friends.

Lastly, is a photo of our youngest resident at Tchimpounga. Though the females at Tchimpounga are on a form of birth control, one of them surprised the staff by giving birth to this little guy sometime ago. Now you can see this little fellow catching a ride on his mom's back everywhere.

Makasi and Lobo
Makasi and Lobo
Newborn Catching a Ride on Mom
Newborn Catching a Ride on Mom's Back

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