Category Archives: Chimposiums

“Dear Tatu and Loulis”

Written by Susan Feeley It was my dream to visit you at CHCI. I first read about you both and Washoe, Dar and Moja in Roger Fouts’ book Next of Kin and after becoming a Friend of Washoe in 2005, … Continue reading

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Attending an Advanced Chimposium – NYC to Ellensburg

Written by: Sandra Casti This past October, I flew across the country on a mission to confirm my decision to apply for Central Washington University’s M.S. program in Primate Behavior. My dad and I planned a trip out west for … Continue reading

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From Lizz Stewart

Written by: Lizz Stewart I was thirteen the first time I went to a chimposium at the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute with my eighth grade class. My science teacher had been talking up the Chimposium trip for the better … Continue reading

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Library display

In an effort to increase our outreach for the CHCI Docent Program, myself along with Meg and Lynn set up a display in the city library that will be up all month long. If you live locally, stop by to … Continue reading

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Graffiti

During a Chimposium, we observed Tatu with an orange crayon that she was chewing on like it was a piece of gum. In between bites she used the stump of the crayon to graffiti the tire. Here is another doodle … Continue reading

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Peace and Quiet

Written by Debbie Metzler During one of the last Chimposiums of the season, I took a small group of docents down to visit the chimpanzees before the guests came for their visit. Dar was wearing a brightly colored sock, and holding a recorder. … Continue reading

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A Sincere Thank You!

The chimpanzees received a generous donation of fruit from guests attending a Chimposium this past Sunday. The fruit looked so wonderful I decided to put some out as a dinner forage. A kind gesture like this is not only appreciated … Continue reading

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