Painting

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Ever wonder how or why the chimpanzees paint?

Chimpanzees are intelligent beings with a complex social structure and the need to be mentally stimulated. Save the Chimps provides variety in their lives by offering them many forms of enrichment – such as painting, foraging, and even parties. The chimpanzees work intently – swirling their brushes, fingers, and sometimes their tongues, in circles or broad strokes – filling the once blank canvas with color.

Enjoy the video of two of our resident artists, Cheetah and Timmy, creating their masterpieces.

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