Fauna Foundation

2020 Visiting Internship program

2020 Visiting Internship Program Application Deadline: March 16th

Apply Now for the 2020 Visiting Internship Program Fauna is accepting applications for the spring Visiting Internship…


Social Grooming in the Chimphouse

Social grooming is an essential activity in the life of a chimpanzee. It plays an important role in the relationship…


Compassionate Care for Chimpanzees

Fauna has an aging population of chimpanzees. The average age of death for captive and wild chimpanzees is 32 years.…


Fauna Foundation Giving Day for Apes sign

Giving Day for Apes 2019

Become a Fauna Fundraiser for Giving Day for Apes 2019 On October 15, 2019, Fauna Foundation is joining Global…


Chimpanzees in Space

This week marks the 50th anniversary of human’s first steps on the moon. While we reflect on that milestone, it is…


Fauna's Matriarch Sue Ellen

Fauna's Matriarch Turns 52

Sue Ellen, Fauna's matriarch, turns 52 today! Caregivers made elaborate enrichments for her to celebrate the day but…


Fauna Foundation Chimpanzee, Blackie

Remembering Blackie

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that Blackie suffered a massive heart attack and passed away this…


Eugene, a Fauna Foundation monkey

A Tribute To Eugene

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you the news of Eugene’s passing on February 11, 2019. Last week his health…


Fauna Farm Animals - Steer

Farm Animals Update

Fauna has provided sanctuary to farm animals since 1991. In those early years, before the chimpanzees arrived, there…


An Update on Sue Ellen

Sue Ellen is doing well! Her health remains unchanged. While she is unable to use her legs, her arms are just fine and…