The day started out on the warm side, considering that we are well into the month of December. The chimps’ greenhouse spaces were cozy all morning.
A storm came through in the afternoon, making the most delightful sound as the droplets hit the greenhouse roof panels.
Just as the rain began, Dora went into her greenhouse, looking up towards the sound:
glancing at me:
and then beginning a glorious chimpanzee response to the rain – a classic pant-hoot (for a classic video of pant-hoots, go here):
Her display was short-lived. She calmly retreated to a windowsill: