June 25, 2020 - 10:58 am
Detroit Zoological Society animal care staff hand-reared a male chimpanzee born in early January before they successfully transitioned his care to an adoptive chimpanzee mom.
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Kansas City Zoo
April 13, 2018 - 11:43 am
Kansas City, MO - The matriarch of the chimpanzee troop at the Kansas City Zoo has died at the age of 55. Patty was one of the oldest female chimpanzees at an AZA-accredited Zoo, living well beyond the 37-year average life expectancy for a female chimpanzee, according to zoo officials. Because of...
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January 12, 2018 - 11:39 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Zoo is celebrating the birth of a female chimpanzee this week, and have named her Gracie. Born to Teetoo on Tuesday, January 9th, zoo officials say mother and child have been bonding behind the scenes, as it's too cold for the chimpanzee troupe to be outside...
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June 22, 2017 - 7:14 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Zoo says a 31-year-old male chimpanzee died in an accidental fall from a tree. The zoo said Wednesday the chimp, called Bahati, climbed a tree while interacting with other chimps. He fell to the ground after grabbing a dead branch and died from injuries from...
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