Jelly and cake for chimps!

There were celebrations in the chimpanzee house as Banika turned 19-years-old.

Keepers treated the primate, who is the youngest of DZG’s seven chimps, to a homemade banana birthday cake and card. There were also fruit jelly cups to share with the rest of the girls.

Lower Primates Section Leader Nicola Wright, said: “Whenever there is a birthday, we always make sure there are plenty of special treats for allseven girls, so they can all join in the celebrations. Everyone loves jelly and birthday cake, including chimpanzees!”

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