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Chimpanzee


The chimpanzees feeding times are on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Chimpanzees are intelligent and very social animals. They live in large troops that may number 50 individuals or more. Troops are led by a dominant, or alpha, male and female, and the hierarchy is maintained through posture, facial expressions, sounds, gestures and fights. Tool use is well documented in chimpanzees, with chimps creating tools to help them find food (using a small twig to fish out termites or smashing nuts that are too hard to crack between two rocks), obtain and transport water by chewing leaves and then soaking up water with them, and even using rocks and limbs to threaten other animals.

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Chimpanzee Troupe


Bart Walter, Bronze
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

These sculptures represent a group of six male and female chimpanzees of various ages and illustrates individual behaviors and group interactions. The animal sculptures are not intended to take the place of the living animals but to provide children access to good representations of animals that show scale, anatomy and natural behaviors.

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Chimpanzee Conservation

Bonobo and Congo Biodiversity Initiative

Improving the Lives of Captive Animals

<Kitera Forest>


Chimpanzee Conservation

Bonobo and Congo Biodiversity Initiative

Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee Troupe

Improving the Lives of Captive Animals