Every once in a while it’s good to look back to see how far we’ve come. Though we are very focused on the future – the next celebration, the next event, the next fundraising initiative, the next building improvement, etc, looking back can be really motivating.
One way to do this is to see how much the chimpanzees have changed since their arrival to Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.
The below “before” and “after” photos appear in the 2010 calendar, which you can purchase through the online store (and, yes, I am looking forward to lots of people buying the calendar and sharing the Cle Elum Seven with friends, family and coworkers this year!)
Missy on her first day at CSNW, after years of living as a biomedical research subject and “breeder”
Missy after one year in sanctuary