chimpanzees

4.22.15

(UPDATED) Two Chimps Just Had Their Personhood Recognized by a New York Judge

Two research chimps at Stony Brook University were just granted a writ of habeas corpus. Here's what that means for chimp personhood.

12.11.14

I Tried to Illegally Buy a Chimpanzee Online

A recent report suggested there were 33,000 protected animals – or animal bits – for sale on the internet, so I tried to get my hands on one.

12.9.14

​Chimpanzees Don’t Have Human Rights, According to Court

​Last week a Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court declared that chimpanzees are not people, legall​y speaking. This does not bode well for the wider and active great ape rights movement.

10.14.14

A Lawyer Makes the Case for Chimpanzee Personhood

The US legal system will soon decide whether chimps are beings or things.

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