Chimp Haven at Home – Past Recordings

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Chimp Haven at Home: Day in the Life of a Chimp Caregiver

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Join Animal Caregiver Arden as she takes us through a typical day of caring for the chimps at the world’s largest chimpanzee sanctuary and learn how there’s no such thing as a typical day when you work with chimps who have their own agendas!

Chimp Haven at Home: Life Stages of a Chimp

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The chimps at Chimp Haven range in age from 5 – 62, and the way we care for an adolescent chimp is different than how we care for an aging chimp. Learn from Caregiver Morgahn about the life stages of a chimpanzee and how we tailor each chimp’s care for various life stages.

Chimp Haven at Home: A Day in the Life of a Vet Tech

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Veterinary Technicians are trained to help veterinarians care for animals by doing things like performing tests or giving medications. While no two days are the same when you are a Veterinarian Technician at Chimp Haven, join Brittney & Zac as they talk to us about a “typical day” as a Vet Tech!

Chimp Haven at Home: PRT Success Stories & Trainee Spotlights

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Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at training with the chimpanzees. From smarty-pants chimps who keep us on our toes, to amazing physical transformations, sweet, silly moments, and everything in between, explore how PRT helps improve the chimps’ lives and strengthens the bonds between chimps and their caregivers.

Chimp Haven at Home: Chimp Besties

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Some chimps here at Chimp Haven are like two peas in a pod and you rarely see one without the other. Erica shares some of her favorite dynamic duos in this month’s Chimp Haven at Home.

Chimp Haven at Home: How to Speak Chimp

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Join Caregiver Maise as she explores the many ways chimps communicate with each other and how care staff communicate with the chimps. From chimp vocalizations, expressions, gestures, and other behaviors, she breaks downs the basics of chimpanzee communication and how Chimp Haven staff use these insights to better understand and care for the chimps.

Chimp Haven at Home: What Makes an Alpha

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Join Colony Director Michelle Reininger as we explore some of the sanctuary’s most interesting alphas (male and female!) and dissect what makes a great chimpanzee leader.

Chimp Haven at Home: Chimp Chow

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We go through a lot of food here at the sanctuary! What exactly do we feed the chimps here at Chimp Haven? Join us for another Chimp Haven at Home where we’ll hear from Caregiver Clara about chimp diets and how we feed the chimps. She’ll also be sharing stories about sneaky carrot snatchers and chow hoarders!

Chimp Haven at Home: The Chimpie Awards

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It’s awards season, even at Chimp Haven! Join Behavior Technician Sarah as she announces the winners of the Chimpie Awards and celebrates the chimps’ 2021 achievements across a number of illustrious categories. From “Best Alpha” to “Favorite Frenemies,” you don’t want to miss this time-honored celebration of the chimps from the people who know them best.

Chimp Haven at Home: Chimp Grief

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Do chimpanzees mourn? Join Behavior Supervisor Leilani Beaupre to learn about chimpanzee behavior after the loss of a group mate. Just like humans, a chimp’s response to the loss of a groupmate varies among each individual and depends on a variety of factors. We’ll learn how Behavior and Husbandry staff observe the chimpanzees and conduct surveys to study the effects of a death on a group, and how dynamics change when a high-ranking individual passes.

Chimp Haven at Home: A Day in the Life of a Chimpanzee Caregiver

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Join Animal Caregiver Rebecca as she takes you through a typical day of caring for the chimps at the world’s largest chimpanzee sanctuary and learn how there’s no such thing as a typical day when you work with chimps who have their own agendas!

Chimp Haven at Home: Positive Reinforcement Training

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Join Positive Reinforcement Training (PRT) Technician Jordan as she explores how PRT encourages chimps to participate in their own care, provides enrichment and strengthens the bonds between chimps and their caregivers.

Chimp Haven at Home: Conserving Chimpanzees in the Wild

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In recognition of World Chimpanzee Day we’re focusing on the chimpanzees’ wild counterparts. Learn about the global issues that are threatening their survival and how making small changes and raising awareness can help save this keystone species.

Chimp Haven at Home: Celebrating Father’s Day – Chimp Dads!

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While Chimp Haven actively takes steps to prevent babies to ensure space at sanctuary is maintained for chimps waiting to retire, occasionally, life finds a way. Learn about the sanctuary’s beloved “oops” babies, the unique process for determining chimpanzee paternity, and the relationships between chimp dads and their youngsters from Chimp Haven’s Attending Veterinarian and Director of Veterinary Care, Dr. Raven Jackson-Jewett (Dr. J).

Chimp Haven at Home: PRT Superstars & Success Stories

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Join Chimp Haven’s Positive Reinforcement Training Program (PRT) Coordinator Rebekah Lewis for this behind-the-scenes look at training with the chimpanzees. From smarty-pants chimps who keep us on our toes, to amazing physical transformations, sweet, silly moments, and everything in between, explore how PRT helps improve the chimps’ lives and strengthens the bonds between chimps and their caregivers.

Chimp Haven at Home: We’re Not That Different

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Join the Chimp Haven vet team as we explore the fascinating differences and similarities in human and chimp biology.

Chimp Haven at Home: Primate Pastimes

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What do the chimps like to do for fun? Colony Director Michelle explores the many ways the chimps choose to spend their time, including stories of some of their most unique preferences, habits, and hijinks.

Chimp Haven at Home: Great Chimp Love Stories

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Sweet friendships, bromances, and ever-changing family bonds – learn about how chimpanzee social groups at Chimp Haven allow the chimps to blossom socially, including stories of some of the sanctuary’s most iconic duos and squads.

Chimp Haven at Home: What Makes an Alpha

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Join Colony Director Michelle Reininger as we explore some of the sanctuary’s most interesting alphas (male and female!) and dissect what makes a great chimpanzee leader.

Chimp Haven at Home: Home is Where the Pant-Hoots Are

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In honor of Chimp Haven’s 15-year anniversary, Chimp Haven co-founder Amy Fultz takes us back to the sanctuary’s very first days, including touching stories of the first chimpanzees to explore the forested grounds.

Chimp Haven at Home: 365 Ways to Enrich a Chimp

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From puzzles, live music, Bollywood, and more, there’s no limit to the lengths our Enrichment Team will go to keep the chimps mentally stimulated and thriving. This webinar explores how we enrich the chimps 365 days per year – including some of our more unique experiments – and why it’s so vital to the chimps’ wellbeing.

Chimp Haven at Home: Chimp + Human Friendships and Bonds

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With more than 300 unique chimp personalities at Chimp Haven, everyone on staff has a chimp who holds a special place in their heart. But how do the chimps feel about their human caregivers? This webinar explores stories of some of the special bonds between chimps and humans at Chimp Haven, how the chimps’ unique personalities influence how they interact with caregivers, and the many ways these special connections help staff better care for the chimps.

Chimp Haven at Home: Chimp Checkups

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From physical exams to emergency intervention, the Chimp Haven vet team has seen it all. Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at chimpanzee medical care, including personal stories of the vet team’s most interesting cases.

Chimp Haven at Home: Chimp Communication 

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Join Behavior Technician Jordan as she explores the many ways that chimps communicate with each other. From chimp vocalizations, expressions, gestures, and other behaviors, she breaks downs the basics of chimpanzee communication and how Chimp Haven staff use these insights to better understand and care for the chimps.

Chimp Haven at Home: Positive Reinforcement Training

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Get a glimpse of the chimp life from the comfort of your own home! Join Rebekah Lewis as she explores the unique ways Chimp Haven uses Positive Reinforcement Training to encourage the chimps to participate in their own care.

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