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Fauna Foundation Chimpanzee Binky with Mirror

Relationships between Caregivers and Chimpanzees

A few months ago we explored a few relationships between caregivers and chimpanzees. You can read that original post…


A White-tailed Deer in Winter at the Nature Conservancy

Winter at the Nature Conservancy

It's been a very snowy winter at the Nature Conservancy, but we’ve been out continuing our species inventory…


Chimpanzee Sue Ellen eating pepper from Fauna's Kitchen

A Day in Fauna's Kitchen

Here in Fauna's kitchen, we work hard to offer a variety of nutritious food to all of our residents according to their…


Fauna Foundation Chimpanzee Tatu

Sign Language Studies with Chimpanzees

During my internship at Fauna in 2018, I was introduced to sign language studies with chimpanzees. I looked at some of…


Magazines for Chimpanzees & Their Responses to Pictures

One popular and simple enrichment item that we give to the chimpanzees is magazines; catalogues with pictures are the…


Saying Goodbye to Dolly - Fauna Foundation

Saying Goodbye to Dolly

With sadness we inform you that Dolly who left this Earth on January 7, 2021. She was 53 years old and just days away…


Arboretum Updates

— by Ken McAuslan, Arborist In June 2016 at the Arboretum, we planted 760 Black Walnut trees and 105 White Oaks in a…


Sue Ellen's Wayne Watch 2020

This summer was extra special because Sue Ellen got front row seats to what we've dubbed Wayne Watch 2020. Let us…


Fauna's chimpanzee, Jethro

Sad News About Jethro

Une triste nouvelle au sujet de Jethro — Version française ici With sadness in our hearts we share the news that Jethro…


Giving Day for Apes 2020

Giving Day for Apes 2020 is on October 13th! Our Giving Day for Apes 2020 campaign this year is to raise $7,000 for a…