Chimpanzees tend to appreciate access to vertical space. The outdoor habitat (Young’s Hill) at the sanctuary, since it’s built on a hill and has several climbing structures, is prime lookout territory.
It seems particularly important for Missy, Annie, and Foxie to get up high and survey the land in the morning. With all that’s changing lately, there’s a lot of new stuff to view!
Here’s Jody, Foxie and Annie in the early a.m.:
Foxie took her new bright-haired Strawberry Shortcake doll with her to all the lookout points this morning:
Missy and Annie found their own private perches:
Here’s one view they had: