ADOPT A CHIMPANZEE

Your donation contributes directly towards a portion of the care costs for the adopted chimpanzee. This includes food, veterinary care and housing costs. Each adoptive parent will get an acknowledgement on the chimpanzees information board as well as on our website.

Adoptions fees are R1500 and renewable every year.

Please contact us if you are interested in adopting one of our chimpanzees.

Angus Male Born 1981 – Arrived 06-12-12

Angus was originally bought by the crew of a fishing trawler in West Africa. When the ship docked in Cape Town harbour he was confiscated by the SPCA and relocated to Tygerberg Zoo in 1985, where he lived until the closure of the zoo in 2012.

ADOPTED BY:

  • Conservation Guardians
  • PJATT Cook Family
Mac - Male Born 1975 – Arrived 06-12-12

Mac was born in an American research laboratory and relocated to Edinburg Zoo in the UK. He arrived at Tygerberg in 1981 where he lived until the closure of the zoo in 2012.

ADOPTED BY:

  • Maties PAW
  • PJATT Cook Family
Chicco - Male Born 1984 – Arrived 18-12-12

Chicco was originally rescued in Europe by Stigting Aap. He was relocated to Tygerberg Zoo in 1991 and lived there until the closure of the zoo in 2012.

ADOPTED BY:

  • Conservation Guardians
Emma - Female Born 2002 – Arrived 18-12-12

Emma was born at Tygerberg Zoo, where she lived until the closure of the zoo in 2012.

ADOPTED BY:

  • Grace van Dalen
Maryanna - Female Born 1969 – Arrived 12-12-12

Maryanna lived in an Angolan zoo in horrific conditions until being rescued in 1994. She was relocated to Tygerberg Zoo where she lived until the closure of the zoo in 2012.
Maryanna’s peculiar gate is a result of being kept in a very small cage in Angola with hardly any space to move.

ADOPTED BY:

  • Grace van Dalen
  • Lesley Wellard
Charles - Male Born 2007 – Arrived 12-12-12

Charles was born at Tygerberg Zoo, where he lived until the closure of the zoo in 2012.

ADOPTED BY:

  • If Gota Karlstad
  • Belgium Bruce Fans

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