For Jody, sanctuary means having the freedom to eat lunch in bed whenever you choose.
The Cle Elum Seven seem to value Young’s Hill, their two-acre outdoor habitat, as much for the potential it offers as they do for the space it offers. They certainly make use of the space in a variety of ways:
But they also seem to enjoy pausing in the doorway leading out and considering the possibilities.
Jody’s order of operations for orange eating: fruit first, then pith, then peel.
Grooming is a daily occurrence at the sanctuary. The chimpanzees groom each other, which facilitates social bonding, but they also groom themselves. Most of the chimps will use their fingers or lips for grooming, but Missy has a preferred tool: a splinter of wood that she “harvests” from one of the greenhouse climbing structures especially for the task.
And a photo of Missy’s foot, just because: