Publié le 26 Janvier 2014

Due to an injury when she was a baby, one of Jimi’s arms is much shorter than the other. Until recently, she preferred the company of her caregivers to the other chimpanzees, but now she is spending much more time in the forest enjoying others in her...

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Publié le 25 Janvier 2014

This post is by a new guest blogger, Gwendy Reyes-Illg. She is an emergency veterinarian in Loveland, Colorado and serves on the Leadership Council of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Associat...

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Publié le 23 Janvier 2014

Kiki can be gentle and kind, but he also has a troubled side. His 15 years in a concrete cell left scars. He’s often nervous and doesn’t cope well to changes in his routine. When his best friend Chouki, who was blind, died last year, Kiki was sad and...

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Publié le 22 Janvier 2014

At almost 13 years old Cindy is hovering between late stage chimpanzee adolescence and adulthood. She is sweet natured and has several close female friends – Leilah, Alice, Cecile, Niete, Emma – who she has known since they were all babies. She is low...

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Publié le 21 Janvier 2014

Gabby is one of our smaller young adult males, but he is very socially active and displays frequently to make sure everyone knows he’s a significant presence. His status in his group of 23 chimpanzees is very important to him. Here he is throwing wild...

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Publié le 12 Janvier 2014

Carla has lived at Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center for a little more than a year. She and baby Nyanga, who arrived a few months later, spend their days together in the forest, always supervised by a caregiver. After their evening bottles of baby...

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Publié le 11 Janvier 2014

Seven-year-old Tilly is one of Sanaga-Yong’s sweetest chimpanzees. She and her friends, Shy and Xeko, are sometimes bullied by some of the young adolescents in their social group, but mostly they manage to avoid conflict and invest their time in playing....

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Publié le 9 Janvier 2014

Nine-year-old Yoko is well into chimpanzee adolescence, and he’s growing stronger in his social group of 16. He seems to have a sense of fairness, and he sometimes intervenes in conflicts. He could be a future leader. Photo courtesy of Jacques Gillon

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Publié le 7 Janvier 2014

Wishing you all a joyful and productive 2014! May it bring awareness, compassion and better protection for chimpanzees and other animals around the world. Photo from Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center courtesy of Jacques Gillon - photographe

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