A little background with today’s blog..
While Foxie clearly has a passion for the many dolls she owns, she sometimes has an odd way of showing it. In addition to hugging and carrying her dolls around lovingly, she also seems to use her dolls to test out unknown situations and will put them in purposeful “danger” so she can go rescue them.
This afternoon I let the “girl gang” have access to Young’s Hill through the new Phase 1 chute. All 5 girls were quickly on patrol and had to investigate Door Y which is an access point (currently closed off) to the Greenhouse. The rest of the chimps were hanging out securely in the Playroom (Willy B, Honey B, Mave and Negra) and the front rooms (Burrito while he recovers), with the Greenhouse temporarily closed off as a buffer between the groups.
While I can’t really guess her true motivation for this bold move, it’s entirely possible she just needed her dolls to “test the waters” of this strange situation. Seeing no immediate harm come to her treasured possessions, Foxie recovered her dolls and kept on with her day: