The last few weeks have been really exciting here at the zoo, the babies are coming out more and are getting used to the people. The primates are really social and love interacting with the visitors. The big cats are loving the attention the humans provide and can be seen stalking and watching the visitors with keen interest. The mommy chimp and baby have been out in their exhibit a lot lately due to the warm weather, such a sight to see…especially from the SkyFari sky ride! We’d like to thank all of you who have dropped off donations or sent us donations through amazon.com….it is greatly appreciated! Thanks Again!
Here are some pictures we’ve taken from the zookeepers eye…aoudad famlily, chimp baby, & gibbon.
All enrichment activities and food treats are approved by the veterinarian.
It has been great watching the primates that like to go outside in the winter. If the weather is nice enough, the Chimpanzees, Mandrills, and Colobus Monkeys like to go outside. Just after the last big snowfall, the male chimpanzee was trying to make his way outside towards his favorite tree. He didn’t like getting his feet wet so he kept hopping from one foot to the other all the way to the tree! It was such a funny sight and then one of our female chimpanzees followed in his exact footsteps! How intelligent these animals are!