Critically Endangered Chimpanzee Born at Chester Zoo Offers New Species Hope

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Takeaways:

  • A critically endangered Western chimpanzee has been born at the Chester Zoo.
  • There are only 18 000 individuals left in the world due to habitat loss, so this birth offers hope that things can be turned around for this species.
  • Experts in Uganda, Nigeria and Gabon are working to help protect wild chimpanzee populations and their forest homes.

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