Staff Blog

Communicating with Sarah

December 18, 2013 at 6:17 pm

Sarah Anne is probably the most intelligent chimpanzee I have ever known.

Guess Who?

September 16, 2013 at 7:49 pm

Chimp Haven’s growing population does not only include chimpanzee residents, but staff members as well.

Water Playtime

August 19, 2013 at 8:50 pm

Water play makes for a great activity to help the chimpanzees cool off from the summer heat.

The Little Tepee

July 16, 2013 at 6:24 pm

Little moments like this make my job the best in the world…I am thankful to be a part of this great cause.

The Split Shift

July 12, 2013 at 9:33 pm

As a caregiver on the “split shift,” I have a very unique position at Chimp Haven.

Morning Meditation

June 18, 2013 at 8:12 pm

Pierre reminded me of the importance of appreciating where you are in the present.

The Great “Baby” Switch of 2013

May 9, 2013 at 8:27 pm

Several of the chimpanzees at our facility have attachment objects, which the staff refers to as their “babies…” These babies are usually unique to the chimps that care for them, and they do not typically share these attachment objects. However, all rules were out the window in The Great Baby Switch of 2013.