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John Glenn Ham Life

Chimpanzees Paved the Way for John Glenn

Space Hero John Glenn Dies at 95 Today marked the death of John Glenn. Born on July 18th, 1921, Glenn went on to become…


Stocking for Rock the Sock

Holiday Rock the Sock Contest

Attention all you artsy-crafty friends! We are having our first Fauna Foundation Rock the Sock Contest and are looking…


Fission Fusion at Fauna Foundation - Jethro Chimpanzee

Fauna's Fission-Fusion Society

Living in a Fission-Fusion Society at Fauna At Fauna, the chimpanzees live in what is called a fission-fusion society.…


Great Apes Giving Day - Fauna Foundation

Great Apes Giving Day

Committed to Compassionate Care October 4, 2016 is Great Apes Giving Day, a fundraising event in support of great apes…


Fauna Friend Norman Taylor

In Loving Memory of Norman Taylor

“When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him.” –Madeline Miller Rest In Peace…


Caregiver Chronicles: With You There To Help Me...Through the Stereotypies

Chimpanzees and Stereotypies Chimpanzees in captivity often manifest stereotypies, which are repetitive behaviors that…


Fauna Foundation Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold with Chimpanzee Tatu

Caregiver Interactions with Chimpanzees

A recent study was done to assess caregiver interactions with chimpanzees. Bianca De Filippis, a McGill intern and…


Eugene's Favourite Things - Fauna

Caregiver Chronicles: Eugene's Favourite Things

Eugene's Favourite Things To his caregivers, Eugene is usually pretty shy, quiet guy. But lately, he has really been…


Fauna's Tanya Barr Featured on Montreal Billboard

Caregiver Tanya Barr on Montreal Billboard

Tanya Barr, one of Fauna's hard-working animal caregivers, was interviewed on Montreal Billboard which airs on MaTV.…


Fauna Chimpanzee Jethro

Caregiver Chronicles: Kiss the Girl

Welcome to the inaugural post in our Caregiver Chronicles series. Over the coming months, we will be featuring blog…