What is Monkey Chow

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Monkey chow (aka Primate Biscuit) is a nutritionally complete biscuit served in addition to the fresh produce the chimps receive. It is high in fiber, contains important lactobacillus cultures, is a source of omega-3 fatty acids and contains important vitamins. One consistency among all of our residents is that they enjoy filling their mouth with chow, then adding water to their mouth and mashing the biscuits into a thick paste-like substance.

Here’s Elway enjoying his chow as he explores his island…

When Elway was a baby he also liked wearing the chow bag…

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