Category Archives: Play

Playing on Berm

Written by Kaeley Sullins I was up for a berm shift when Tatu and Loulis came out to join me. They sat on the terrace for a while and then decided it was time to play! The game shortly turned … Continue reading

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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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Pregnant and barefoot at a chimpanzee sanctuary.

The fast-paced CHASE marathons I love to play with Loulis are becoming shorter as my pregnancy progresses. Loulis has been so patient, waiting for me to figure out how to get up off of the floor before he takes off … Continue reading

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Smile Time

Kaeley is a graduate student at CHCI… whoever said grad school couldn’t be fun? I love the smiles in this photo.

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How to entertain your chimpanzee friends

During the day I really enjoy the opportunity to share quiet moments with the chimpanzees as well as rowdy ones. One dayTatu and I looked through pictures together on the digital camera that we use to take most of our … Continue reading

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Loopty Lou!

Today I was giving a Chimposium, and Loulis started a pretty goofy game with Bonnie. It looked to me like he was having a pretty great time!  Bonnie seemed to be having a good time too!

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