Chimpanzees

Alex Eats an Orange

Energetic Mambou

Mambou is growing quickly.  Nothing remains of the tiny, exhausted, disoriented baby chimpanzee who arrived at Tchimpounga some time ago.  Thanks to the Jane Goodall Institute, particularly Tchimpounga’s caregivers, Mambou is now a strong and energetic chimpanzee.  He plays and laughs with his friends all day long.  No one can beat Mambou in his games.  Even Makasi, the chimp group leader, is exhausted after playing with Mambou.

 

Dr. Goodall Urges U.S. Senate to End Invasive Medical Testing

On Tuesday, May 24, 2012, Dr. Jane Goodall submitted written testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife.  The subcommittee held a hearing on several bills, including S.810, the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011 which calls for ending invasive medical testing on all captive chimpanzees in the U.S.

In her testimony, Dr. Goodall urged support for ending invasive medical research on chimpanzees, as called for in the bill.

 

 

 

 

 

Laudable Lemba

Lemba is an amazing chimpanzee.  Despite her physical limitations, Lemba performs exercises every day during the games Tchimpounga’s caregivers have created for her.  The games help restore her agility and arm strength.  We can learn so much from Lemba!

In the weeks prior to the release of Disneynature's newes

Muddy Mambou

In the weeks prior to the release of Disneynature's newest True-Life Adventure, 

Mbebo the "Ball Hog"

In the weeks prior to the release of Disneynature's newest True-Life Adventure, 

Preparations for Lemba

In the weeks prior to the release of Disneynature's newest True-Life Adventure, 

Mbebo as a Leader

In the weeks prior to the release of Disneynature's newest True-Life Adventure, 

Mambou Loves Milk

In the weeks prior to the release of Disneynature's newest True-Life Adventure, 

Playful Mbebo

In the weeks prior to the release of Disneynature's newest True-Life Adventure, 

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