Sierra Leone Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Programme
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Age: 4




Peewee was rescued from a mining company in the north of Sierra Leone. While he is very young, he has suffered terribly. He is blind in one eye and is extremely fragile. Peewee is currently in quarantine awaiting his introduction to the infant group.


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Chimpanzee Facts

Chimp Facts

Communication: because chimps live in complex family groups, they use a wide range of auditory, visual and tactile signals adapted both for distant and close communication. Chimpanzees have been called the noisiest of all African animals! With loud calls, they can wander far within their territory and still stay in contact with community members.

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Last Updated: February 1, 2007