Ten Minute Makeover

I had been out of town for a few days and was anxious to see the chimpanzees. I was scheduled for berm duty as the first part of my shift, and luckily the weather was nice and Tatu was outside. After a mutually excited greeting, Tatu asked LIPSTICK? I got the makeup box from the berm bag and showed Tatu, who signed BLACK BLACK BLACK. I took a tube of black lipstick from the box and applied it to Tatu’s lips. I spent the next ten minutes applying different shades of lipstick and blush to Tatu’s lips and cheeks. I think we used every shade in the box…

Written by Meg Mas

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