• Umutama- GLORLY-3

    Umutama Takes Over Ngamba Island Uganda

      Umutama wins all the 20 potential chimpanzees as the alpha male after over 3years of battling with Kalema who was his main competitor thus became Mika’s successor. Umutama is estimated to have been born late 1996 in the Democratic Republic of Congo and later confiscated from Burundi on 15th November 2000. Umutama charismatic leadership […]

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    Baby Chimp Integration and Kyewunyo’s return to forest

    East or West Home’s Best! Kyewunyo, born and raised on Ngamba Island, had a daughter in 2016. She and her daughter have been in the holding facility since then, but on the 18th March 2017 at 07:40 am they were released back to the forest. Kyewuunyo, born to Katie, an influential adult female was accompanied […]

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    Happy Birthday Eazy

    Eazy Turns  2 Years I was born, March 27th 2015 ……a premature, born before my time to my mother.. Growing up I didn’t have many friends, so after feeding, …I would play some football Or try to feed myself As you can see some things didn’t come easy for me. But one thing did come […]

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    Sara Ngamba Island’s Diva

    I want to own everything I see! I want to own every stick, every sack and every swing I see. Whether I’m going to use it or not, I want it. The care givers say it’s selfish of me to want everything I see but what’s wrong with a girl wanting everything? I suppose the […]

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    My Name is Pasa

      When you enter the pant hooting Kingdom of Ngamba Island, it’s so hard to leave without a friend. That’s what happened to me. My name is Yoyo and lucky for me I stay at Ngamba Island. I’ve lived here for 16 years now and I have made a lot of friends but the one […]

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    Mawa the smartest chimpanzee at Ngamba Island

    When being guided around Ngamba Island, quite often the last story you are told is about the two Juvenile chimpanzees of Ngamba Island. I am one of them and I have been in the holding facility for about 9 years now. Reason being, me and Asega like jumping up the 5 meter high electric fence […]

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    Ngamba Islands Kungfu Chimpanzee

    Ngamba Islands Kungfu Chimpanzee If you were born in the 80’s, you must have encountered my movie moniker, Sylvester Stallone in Rambo, a movie dedicated to exhibit my fighting prowess through my 98.7% brother. Great job done there brother, hopefully one day you will come to Ngamba Island and see your mentor. Okay!! …I just […]

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    The Bullied Chimpanzees

    My Name is Cindy Being bullied is very bad even when you are a chimpanzee. My name is Cindy and I am a Chimpanzee that was once bullied. In the beginning it was very terrifying, facing the bully a lone was frightening, it was crippling just to walk out of the holding facility to the […]

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    A Bullied Chimpanzee!

    My Name is Baluku The life of a Chimpanzee is quite interesting, in that we make it easy to be captured and turned into pets. That was my demise too, I’m not any different from any of my brothers and sisters here at Ngamba Island, the only difference is, it was harder integrating me in […]

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  • It’s dangerous being a Chimpanzee

    My name is Chimp Peace and I’m 30 years old this year. But for 12 years of my life I lived under captivity and at exactly 12 years old, I was taken to Court and stood before the Judge to defend my rights as a Chimpanzee. That sounds like a great feat, right?! But to […]

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