Orphan Motambo at the JGI Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center

Motambo

At five years of age, poor Motambo was suffering from some of the worst injuries staff had seen when he was brought to the sanctuary. After two months of around-the-clock care, Motambo was strong enough to integrate with other chimps. He enjoyed playing with the youngsters, acting like their big brother and ending squabbles. Today, Motambo roams Tchibebe Island with his friends, a healthy and free chimp.

 

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Photo credits: Fernando Turmo