Category Archives: Enrichment

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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It’s Baby Bird Season!

Written by Shannon Wallin At CHCI, compassion encompasses more then just the chimpanzees. Springtime brings the baby birds, and unfortunately, a lot of ‘lost’ baby birds. One rainy day last week we found this tiny baby quail in the chimpanzee’s … 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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PROM Troglodytes!

Written by Joel Feller and Erika Price Several of us interns got together for an enrichment meeting after our weekly safety meeting on Monday and realized we had an exciting advanced enrichment day coming up: Prom Troglodytes! We decided on … Continue reading

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Spring!

Written by: Kaeley Sullins As spring approaches, Tatu is taking advantage of these warm days to take naps outside in the sunshine. But, when it’s time to come in for dinner she’s the first one to get up and running…with … Continue reading

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Old Friends

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A Day in the Life

At CHCI we believe in daily routines. Keeping some consistency in the daily schedule lets the chimpanzees know what’s coming up next, and what their options are. This allows the chimpanzees to make choices about how the day progresses, choices … Continue reading

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