Posts tagged chimpanzee

Wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas photographed a chimpanzee mother grooming her one year old baby in the rainforests of Uganda, Africa.  Picture: Suzi Eszterhas/Minden/ Solent

Wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas photographed a chimpanzee mother grooming her one year old baby in the rainforests of Uganda, Africa.  Picture: Suzi Eszterhas/Minden/ Solent

Chimpanzee on the tree (by Tambako the Jaguar)

Chimpanzee on the tree (by Tambako the Jaguar)

A chimpanzee eats an ice cream during a hot summer day at Rio de Janeiro’s zoo.  Picture: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A chimpanzee eats an ice cream during a hot summer day at Rio de Janeiro’s zoo.  Picture: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Three chimpanzees study an orange peel closely after their keeper had thrown some oranges into their enclosure. They stared at it for a long time, but in the end they decided it wasn’t going to be very tasty. They were photographed at Zoo Miami by photographer Adrian Tavano.  Picture: Adrian Tavano/Solent News & Photo Agency

Three chimpanzees study an orange peel closely after their keeper had thrown some oranges into their enclosure. They stared at it for a long time, but in the end they decided it wasn’t going to be very tasty. They were photographed at Zoo Miami by photographer Adrian Tavano.  Picture: Adrian Tavano/Solent News & Photo Agency

It would appear that pumpkin is very definitely on the menu for the chimps at Burgers’ Zoo in the Dutch city of Arnhem after the primates tried the tasty treat for the very first time. Keepers try to maximise the use of seasonal products in the diet of the animals and, with autumn drawing in, it is pumpkin season. The chimps seemed to enjoy the orange treats, proving rather reluctant to share them.  Picture: Action Press / Rex Features

It would appear that pumpkin is very definitely on the menu for the chimps at Burgers’ Zoo in the Dutch city of Arnhem after the primates tried the tasty treat for the very first time. Keepers try to maximise the use of seasonal products in the diet of the animals and, with autumn drawing in, it is pumpkin season. The chimps seemed to enjoy the orange treats, proving rather reluctant to share them.  Picture: Action Press / Rex Features

Arnhem, Netherlands: A chimpanzee tucks into a pumpkin at Burgers’ zoo.  Photograph: Action Press /Rex Features

Arnhem, Netherlands: A chimpanzee tucks into a pumpkin at Burgers’ zoo.  Photograph: Action Press /Rex Features

Ruben plays with his surrogate mother, Kito, at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Ruben’s mother died just 24 hours after giving birth at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo.  Picture: Sue Ogrocki/AP

Ruben plays with his surrogate mother, Kito, at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Ruben’s mother died just 24 hours after giving birth at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo.  Picture: Sue Ogrocki/AP

Xiang Jiang Zoo in Guangzhou, capital of southern China’s Guangdong Province, has formed an animal orchestra. The orchestra’s members include a chimp on drums.  Picture: Quirky China News / Rex Features

Xiang Jiang Zoo in Guangzhou, capital of southern China’s Guangdong Province, has formed an animal orchestra. The orchestra’s members include a chimp on drums.  Picture: Quirky China News / Rex Features

Seven-month-old chimpanzee Ruben rides on the back of his surrogate mother, Kito, at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Ruben’s mother, Rukiya, died just 24 hours after giving birth.  Picture: Sue Ogrocki/AP

Seven-month-old chimpanzee Ruben rides on the back of his surrogate mother, Kito, at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Ruben’s mother, Rukiya, died just 24 hours after giving birth.  Picture: Sue Ogrocki/AP

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A young chimpanzee tries to crack a nut. (Chimpanzee - Disneynature)

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A young chimpanzee tries to crack a nut. (Chimpanzee - Disneynature)

One of Edinburgh Zoo’s 19 chimpanzees tries out a pot of yogurt with probiotic cultures as part of a health study to improve the chimps’ digestion.
Picture: David Cheskin/PA

One of Edinburgh Zoo’s 19 chimpanzees tries out a pot of yogurt with probiotic cultures as part of a health study to improve the chimps’ digestion.

Picture: David Cheskin/PA