The Potawatomi Zoo celebrates chimp's birthday

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

The Potawatomi Zoo held a party Saturday morning for Alex the chimp, who turned 17-years-old.

Alex and his furry friend Baby Face awoke to streamers decorating the chimp exhibit.

What's a birthday without presents?

Alex and Baby Face tore through bags of gifts like tambourines and stuffed animals.

They were also treated to healthy snacks and a few miniature cupcakes to mark the big day.

The zookeepers said there's no way to distinguish who gets the gifts, so Alex and Baby Face share their birthdays each year.

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