Category Archives: Interns

Olive meets Tatu and Loulis

Written by Sandra Casti Olive is one brave cat. When we lived in NYC, she rode the subways, trains, and buses with me from time to time and never meowed. She even seemed to enjoy the cross country drive we … Continue reading

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Chimpanzee Chess!

Written by Sandra Casti I learned how to play chess earlier this year, and have grown to really appreciate the strategic complexities of the game. As I created chess pieces out of cardboard in preparation for today’s advanced enrichment day, … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Business (Or, Tatu is a good friend!)

When I went to greet the chimpanzees this morning they were both outside. Loulis was lying down on the cement steps but after a moment he bronx cheered to get my attention and initiated a rowdy game of chase. Then … Continue reading

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FRIEND

Anna is an old friend of Tatu and Loulis’s. After she graduated from CWU she interned at the Portland Zoo and now is working at a beautiful chimpanzee sanctuary in Canada called the Fauna Foundation. Whenever she visits Ellensburg she … Continue reading

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Black Cape Day!

Written by Kaeley Sullins I was working on a batch of laundry when I came across some new enrichment….TWO black capes! I knew Tatu and Loulis would love them! I brought one out for Tatu to wear and wore the … Continue reading

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Birthdays are for sharing

Written by Lisa Schuster Lyons I celebrated my 36th birthday this year and I have to say that the very best part of it, hands down, was the birthday breakfast forage I brought in for the chimpanzees to enjoy. I … Continue reading

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Popcorn Forage

Written by Kaeley Sullins We recently watched some old movies of the chimpanzees when they still lived in the psychology building. In one of the movies, the caregivers put out a very clever popcorn forage! They placed popcorn in big … Continue reading

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