Rejected Baby Chimp Gets a New Surrogate Mother

A baby chimp that was rejected by her mother at birth has been matched with a surrogate mom.

Keeva was born March 12 at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, but she recently made the journey down to Tampa Bay’s Lowry Park Zoo to get acquainted with her new troop and mother — a 32-year-old chimp named Abby that knows a thing or two about raising orphans. It’s a fairy-tale ending to a long journey.

Finding a Forever Home
Keeva was born without complication and in good health, but her mother

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