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Saving Chimpanzees

Saving Chimpanzees
by Brent Stirton

Itsazo Velez and caregiver Ephraim Ngiribwa give medicine to two new rescued baby chimps as they quarantine. Rescuing and saving baby chimps is difficult. When they are taken by poachers, they are subject to tremendous trauma and abuse, and cannot access the nutrition they need to survive.