The chimpanzee troop often gathers at the viewing area in Chimp Ridge to have their breakfast and see what guests are up to, especially our youngster George. They also enjoy leisure time in their indoor courtyard, where they have an ever-changing offering of enrichment toys. You’ll see a lot of social interactions among the group, which includes some of Zoo Knoxville’s most dynamic individuals.





Keeper chats scheduled Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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.