He was raised by humans since his birth. He arrived at the Sanctuary in 2000, along with Samanta, the two were raised as siblings since they were babies, despite having different fathers. He is the son of Gilberto and Margarete and the older brother of Emílio. Noel is very sociable, polite and loves to watch every movement of the cars, because from his enclosure he visualizes the garage and the movement of the employees. He is known as an “engineer” as he is very smart in everything he does. Like his brother, Emílio, when he is suspicious he has the same look as his mother, Margarete. He likes to play and interact a lot, he has lived in several groups of chimpanzees, today he is with Samanta, who spends time with him or with his children.