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Twycross Zoo brings all chimpanzees together in £3.5 million jungle-like enclosure

Staff at Twycross Zoo have moved their 14 chimpanzees into a new multi-million pound exclosure.

The jungle-like habitat cost £3.5 million to build, and brings all the zoo's chimpanzees together for the first time.

This is whole area has been designed with chimps in mind, and using that science-based research to say this is how you should build things.

Although not everything within the chimp habitat looks like a tree, it acts like a tree for the chimps. It wobbles in the right way. It's fragile in the same way, and they will have to move and balance in exactly the same way as they would in the forest habitat.

– Dr Sharon Redrobe, CEO, Twycross Zoo