Edinburgh Zoo Chimpanzee Learns the Ropes in Adorable Images

Posted By : The Animal Facts Editorial Team

Date: September 19, 2020 11:05 pm

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Masindi the chimpanzee being carried.

Photo Credit: The Maryland Zoo

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has released images of their 7 month old chimpanzee infant learning the ropes. In the images Western chimpanzee Masindi can be seen practicing her climbing skills with the help of her older brother Velu.

Masindi get her name with the nearest town to the Budongo Conservation Field Station in Uganda where RZSS funds vital conservation efforts for the critically endangered species.

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Masindi the chimpanzee learns to climb the ropes

Photo Credit: RZSS/Kate Grounds

Masindi was born on February 13th 2020 and lives with sixteen other chimpanzees at the Edinburgh Zoo.

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edinburgh zoo chimpanzees

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edinburgh zoo chimpanzees
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Masindi the chimpanzee explores at Edinburgh Zoo

Photo Credit: RZSS/Kate Grounds

Learn more about chimpanzees here – Chimpanzee Fact File | The Animal Facts

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