Sadly, Jenny added, the chimps never have easy pasts when they arrive at the sanctuary. "The chimps are coming from severely traumatic backgrounds, which makes her love and care even more important while they try to recover and rebound," Jenny said.
Rudy not only recovered — he's now thriving. "Rudy rapidly gained strength and an ability to move about and communicate," the sanctuary wrote. "He is a healthy eater and loves his cereal and is always excited about the variety of fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds offered each day."