Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest
Hope. Love. Home. Sanctuary for primates.
October 31, 2009 by J.B.
Candy (Tyler, TX) says
October 31, 2009 at 2:01 pm
I had no idea the upper level was so big and what a great shot of the play room below. What were they given to drink? It was interesting when Jamie broke open the pinata, instead of going for the food that fell out, she kept digging through it to find out what else was in there.
While they were watching the set-up they were eagerly waiting to be let into the room, reminded me of going to Six Flags and seeing it in the background and wanting to hurry up and get there.
Great food grunts, gotta love it.
Sara Lissabet says
October 31, 2009 at 4:55 pm
How fun! I loved how Jamie figured out the pinata. I would have love to have seen how they broke into the cat. Were the pinatas filled with nuts? They were so excited!
November 1, 2009 at 9:05 am
What fun for the CE7! I love watching them with enrichment and the excited vocalizations. Chimp chatter is music to my ears.
connie l says
November 1, 2009 at 12:40 pm
I ask this because I really don’t know – why is Jamie’s bottom so swollen? I thought all the females were unable to breed? I do so enjoy keeping up with the 7 Hairy children,they are so like kids, in that they enjoy exploring everything and tasting everything.
November 1, 2009 at 4:53 pm
What a great party!!! Nice job CSNW team!!!
Julie Harding says
November 1, 2009 at 5:25 pm
Awesome fun!!!! Selfishly, I wish your videos were longer!
November 2, 2009 at 8:37 am
thanks for showing more/different angles of their home..
Happy Birthday Jamie!
November 2, 2009 at 10:19 am
Burrito has had a vasectomy. I don’t think the females have had any contraception at CSNW.
At Chimp Eden in South Africa, the females are on contraception as the goal is to someday release those chimps back into the wild and have babies.
I too found it interesting to see the playroom as the chimps see it!
November 4, 2009 at 1:08 pm
Hi Connie L,
MS is correct – Jamie is still physically able to breed, but our only male, Burrito, has had a vasectomy.
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