Monthly Archives: March 2014

Chimps at Tacugama kept entertained with extra enrichment

The aim of environmental enrichment is to improve animal welfare in captivity. The basic concept is we try to provide a more stimulating environment, increasing the diversity of behaviour and decreasing any existing abnormal behaviour. Chimpanzees at Tacugama are housed in different kinds of enclosures. Our forest enclosures don’t really need enrichment because the environment […]

New Tacugama Greetings Cards and Prints Available

Talented British artist, Penny Rock, is creating some  beautiful art depicting chimps from the sanctuary in a range of mediums including watercolours and oil pencils.   She’s used the original art to develop a set of greetings cards that are blank inside so that you can use them for all occasions.  Each set includes 5 different designs and every […]