Chim

  • Chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes
  • 5 years
  • female
  • born Cameroon

Parents killed for bushmeat trade. Left at sanctuary by Cameroonian environmental journalist who had kept her like a child, dressed her, bathed her, etc. Bad mouth injury, riddled with worms. Had been made to dance in order to receive food. Still dances when not fed on demand.

Photographed at Wildlife Aid Fund, Mvog Betsi Zoo.