Chimpanzees

One of the top chimpanzee habitats in the country, Chimp Ridge is home to the zoo’s troop of seven, each with a distinct personality. Multiple viewing locations both indoor and out mean you won’t miss a minute of activity year-round.

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Habitat
Forest
Savanna
Lifespan
50 Years
Conservation
Endangered
Weight
70-130 pounds

Location

Africa

Chimpanzees are found intermittently across the forest belt of Africa in the countries of Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. They are possibly extinct in Benin, Burkina Faso, and Togo.

Watch the Video

Welcoming Jambo to the troupe

Meet the Animals

White handed Gibbon

Meet our White handed Gibbon

Aldabra Giant Tortoise

Meet our Aldabra Giant Tortoise

White-naped Cranes

Meet our White-naped Cranes