On Wednesday, Cecilia arrived to her new home. Though she will spend her first weeks in a quarantine area, even that is a huge step up from anything she's ever known - and it's already transformed her.
"It was incredible," the Great Ape Project's executive director, Pedro Pozas Terrados, told The Dodo. "Before, she was in a small concrete cage, unable to even see the sky. Now, she is touching the grass. Her appetite has returned; she is doing very well. The change has been from night to day."