Chimpanzees

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, 

Ticklish Lemba

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

Hungry Mbebo

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

Staff Spotlight: Rebeca Atencia

Rebeca Atencia is responsible for daily management of the Institute’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center, the largest chimpanzee sanctuary in Africa.

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