GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) - It's one of the most popular exhibits at the John Ball Zoo , the chimpanzees. People just love seeing these humorous animals in their outdoor home. The John Ball Zoo is home to seven chimpanzees that live in an exhibit that mimics their native African habitat.
While these animals are fun to watch, there are some interesting facts that people might not be aware of. Did you know that....
the zoo's seven chimps range in age from 15-44 years old?
most chimps live to be 55-60 years old?
chimpanzees are five times stronger than an adult man?
chimpanzees eat a very healthy diet of raw fruits and vegetables?
chimpanzees eat four meals a day?
The John Ball Zoo is now open for the season and you can visit the chimpanzee exhibit seven days a week. Cost is $8.50 for adults, $6.50 for kids 3-13 years old, and those under 3 are free. Get more information about the John Ball Zoo online at www.johnballzoosociety.org.
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