• Chimp Okech

    I’m Okech

    Meet Chimp Okech Okech is a male chimp who originated from Democratic Republic of Congo; his estimated to be born in 2001.He arrived at Ngamba on 15th March 2002 from Arua, Uganda. Okech means “born in time of drought” in Luo, a language of Northern Uganda. His steadily growing in hierarchy and enjoys teasing juvenile […]

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  • Chimp Katie

    I’m Katie

    Meet Chimp Katie Katie is a female adult estimated to be born in 1987 and originated from DRC; she was confiscated from Entebbe Airport and arrived at Ngamba in October 1998. Katie is recognized by her dark face and damaged ear. She is of medium size and is the only adult with a ruptured right […]

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  • I’m Kikyo

    Meet Chimp Kikyo Kikyo is among the youngest male chimps; his estimated to be born in 2004.He was confiscated from Rwenzori National Park, Bundibugyo western Uganda and arrived at Ngamba on 23rd August 2006. Kikyo popularly known by staff as “kityo” is a fairly small individual among the group. His small, slander, brown / pink […]

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  • I’m Connie

    Meet Chimp Connie Connie is a female adult chimpanzee that is estimated to be born in 1989 in Uganda.She was confiscated from an army roadblock, near Mbarara and arrived at Ngamba in October 1998.She is a short chimpanzee with black face and brown/pink outline around her lips. Connie is one an adult female chimp who […]

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  • I’m Nani

    Meet Chimp Nani Nani is a female chimp who is estimated to be born in mid 2001.She originated from DRC and confiscated from Tanzania. She arrived at Ngamba on 18th June 2002. Nani is a small short chimpanzee, with a slightly dark face and with a well built body. She was named “Nani” (meaning ‘who’ […]

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  • Chimp Bahati

    I’m Bahati

    Meet Chimp Bahati Bahati is an adult female who is estimated to be born in 1990, she was confiscated from Kibaale western Uganda and arrived at Ngamba in October 1998.She is slightly dark faced chimpanzee and her name means “Luck” in Swahili. She is an adult female who is rarely caught in conflicts and therefore […]

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  • chimp becky

    I’m Becky

    Hello, Becky is an adult female chimp who is estimated to be born in 1991 and Ugandan by origin. She was confiscated from Kampala and arrived at Ngamba in October 1998.She is average sized chimpanzee with droopy lower lips and bald forehead. Becky attracts attention by making a “haa haa” noise during feeding time. Becky […]

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  • Chimp Asega at Ngamba Island

    I’m Asega

    Meet Chimp Asega Asega is an adult male who came from Democratic Republic of Congo and estimated to be born in 1998.He was confiscated from Arua, Uganda and arrived at Ngamba December 1999. Chimp Asega is amongst the most intelligent in the juveniles, very acrobatic, best at high jumping and uses his brains rather than […]

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  • Chimp Billi at Ngamba Island sanctuary

    Meet Chimp Billi

    Hello, Billi is a female chimpanzee who came from DRC and is estimated to have been born early in 1998. She was confiscated from Arua and arrived at Ngamba on 18th February 2001. She is a tall average sized juvenile chimp with a bald patch and a well-defined ridge above her eye brows. She was […]

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  • chimp Afrika

    Hi, My Name is: Afrika

     Early 2007  Sex: Female  Origin: Kashoya Kitomi National Forest, UGANDA  Arrived at Ngamba: 18th June 2008 Confiscated: Near Kashoya Kitomi National Forest Reserve by UWA rangers at Kyambura Wildlife Reserve (QENP) Before she was confiscated, Afrika had been confined in an improvised wooden cage with no provision for stretching, except when she extended her arm to get food. Surviving only […]

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