Sat., Jul. 16, 2022

Did you know that primates are the closest relative to humans? Join us on July 16th to learn all about chimpanzees! Engage with the keepers to see how important zoos are in protecting these endangered species, watch enrichment demos, and participate in primate-themed activities!


Recycled Cell Phones Save Primates:

Recycle your old or unwanted cell phone by bringing it to the donation box in the Chimp Forest on Wild About Chimps Day. Any other day, you can recycle your phone at the Zoo gift shop.

Click here to learn how cell phone recycling saves primates.


Facts About Primate Conservation:

  • Chimpanzees are an endangered species
  • Habitat loss is one of the greatest threats to all of these species
  • Unsustainable and illegal hunting also contributes to decreasing populations

Adopt a Chimp

Zoo animal adopters play an important role in supporting the Zoo and our mission of preserving wildlife and wild places. Adopt a chimpanzee today!