Chimp Sanctuary

Wish and Dream List

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See Guidelines for Gifts for tips on some things we avoid giving the chimpanzees.

Wish Items

Gift certificates to Home Depot, Lowes, Target, Costco, Safeway, Office Max
  • Toys without batteries, glass or metal - should be suitable for toddler-age children with super-human strength
  • Hair brushes
  • Popper toys (see Burrito playing with a popper toy on our blog)
  • Little Tykes or similar brand outdoor play toys
  • Cleaning supplies for the chimpanzee
    • Scrub brushes
  • Food items (No sugar, no salt, whole grain, no animal products)
    • Children's chewable vitamins
    • Fresh produce
    • Seeds and nuts (no salt)
  • Crayons
  • Large rolls of paper (see paper nesting in action on the blog
  • Troll dolls (for Foxie)
  • Boots and boot catalogs (for Jamie)
  • Cleaning supplies for the humans
    • Floor scrub brushes
    • Biodegradable laundry soap
    • Dish soap
    • Paper towels
    • Large sturdy garbage bags
    • Exam gloves (non-latex preferred)


Medical Equipment

  • Portable x-ray machine (90 KvP or higher) and film
  • Surgical instruments
  • Scrubs, surgical gloves, surgical caps & gowns, surgical masks
  • Portable cardiac ultrasound w/ probes

Dream Items

  • Money to build a clinic, a visitor area and expanded chimpanzee enclosures!
  • Trailer or building for on-site office space
  • LCD projector for educational presentations - RECEIVED!! Thank you Jackie Mulanax and CompView, Inc!
  • Recycled plastic lumber for constructing platforms - call for specifications
  • 8"-12" diameter untreated logs at least 10' long
  • TIG welder