Monthly Archives: December 2012

Baby chimp Jeneba gets an eye ultrasound

In a previous post, we reported on Jeneba, Tacugama’s youngest chimp when she developed an abscess behind her eye. It seemed to resolve fully after a week of treatment and she was happily reunited with her mum, Jerry, and the rest of the group. However, a month later the symptoms returned and once again we […]

Solo gets a new lady friend to share his enclosure

Solo and Marion are two highly intelligent chimpanzees who kept surprising us with their inventiveness in finding ways to escape their enclosures. This included using a long branch to perform an improvised pole vault over the electric fence! See our earlier post on Solo discovering his special ‘escape proof’ enclosure here. Marion, a younger chimp […]