Jambo the hairless chimp has Alopecia – a medical term for hair loss and lives at the Twycross Zoo in England.
Watch the chimp’s circus-like balancing act
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The Twycross Zoo was opened in 1963 and is located in England.
The zoo has many gibbons, great apes, and chimpanzees and the visitors love to see them.
The 35-year-old chimp is definitely one of them. He loves playing, running and climbing.
He was filmed performing a circus-like balancing act at the Twycross Zoo in England. The chimp was balancing on the rope. The balancing act was amazing and it left the visitors amazed.
The video of Jumbo’s circus-like balancing act was posted online, leaving people amazed. The video received thousands of likes and comments.
Jumbo lives at the Twycross Zoo in England which is set in more than 80 acres with around 500 animals of almost 100 species to see, including many endangered animals and also native species in the Zoo’s Nature Reserve.
According to its website, ‘Twycross Zoo is now renowned as a World Primate Centre and has a wide variety of monkeys and apes including the UK’s only group of bonobos.’
They have breeding groups of many endangered primate species. They also hold a range of other species including giraffes, snow leopards, penguins, meerkats, tapirs, kangaroos, snakes, flamingos and the world’s rarest big cat, the Amur leopard, and more.
In 2013, the zoo won BIAZA’s Best Sustainable Zoo or Aquarium and Best Education Project (public and general visitor) awards and was commended in the Significant Advance in Husbandry and Welfare, Significant Advances in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, and Best Education Project (Schools and Educational Institutions) categories.
The Twycross Zoo Conservation Initiative is supporting over 55 projects in dozens of countries around the world.
Some of these include Ape Action Africa in Cameroon, Lola Ya Bonobo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Cao Vit Conservation Programme in Vietnam, according to its website.
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