This Hidden Sanctuary In Louisiana Is Home To One Of The Largest Groups Of Chimpanzees In America

Located just 22 miles outside of Shreveport lies a beautiful sanctuary where chimpanzees go to retire. This incredible organization is dedicated to making sure these beautiful creatures can spend the rest of their lives in paradise, living out their golden years in complete freedom. It just so happens to be the largest chimpanzee sanctuary in the world, and it’s right here in Louisiana!

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Mark your calendars so you can visit Chimp Haven on one of its Discovery Days and learn more about these incredible animals!

Chimp Haven is located at 13600 Chimpanzee Pl., Keithville, LA 71047. For more information about this amazing organization, visit the Chimp Haven website here. You can follow along with the chimps all year long on its Facebook page here!

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