chimpanzees

Radio Motherboard

Jane Goodall Is on a 'Mission to Save the World'

The legendary anthropologist and conservationist spoke to Radio Motherboard for the premiere of ‘Jane,’ a new documentary on her early career.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.27.17
animal art

Michael Jackson's Famous Chimp, Bubbles, Is Selling Paintings to Get By

All the proceeds from 'Apes That Paint' will benefit Bubbles' current home, the Center for Great Apes.
Beckett Mufson
6.28.17
happy endings

Lab Chimps Left to Die on an Island Are Finally Getting Help

The New York Blood Center has partnered with the Humane Society of the United States to ensure the apes’ long-term care.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.30.17
nasa

African Villagers Use Satellite Data to Help Save Wild Chimpanzees

NASA used to send chimps to space. Now, it’s satellites are helping save chimps on Earth.
Becky Ferreira
1.30.17
Ass

New Research Suggests Our Faces Evolved to Function Like Chimpanzees' Red Asses

Chimps recognize each other's butts like they're faces.
Samantha Cole
12.3.16
Stuff

Rashida Jones Tells Us About the Time She Was Attacked by Michael Jackson's Chimp

The actor and screenwriter stopped by <i>Desus and Mero</i> to talk about the time a chimp in overalls attacked her.
Sarah Bellman
11.23.16
ANIMALS

The Surprising Similarities Between Whales and Primates

A whale biologist reports from the world’s biggest primatology conference.
Shane Gero
8.24.16
The Road to Nowhere Issue

Scientists Strand Chimps on Remote Archipelago

The New York Blood Center, a prominent blood bank that usually spends its time saving lives and trying to cure diseases, recently abandoned dozens of research chimps on a chain of islands in Liberia.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.8.15
Internet

Why Research Chimps Were Abandoned in Liberia, According to Those Who Left Them

The New York Blood Center has responded to multiple cries for it to re-establish funding for the chimps it abandoned in Liberia by publishing a list of explanations.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.12.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Chimp Personhood Lawsuit Just Got Thrown Out

A New York judge's ruling today is a big setback for the chimps-are-people movement.
Mike Pearl
7.31.15
News

$150,000 Raised for Abandoned Research Chimps, But Will Only Last Six Months

The New York Blood Center maintains the chimps are not their responsibility.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.29.15
alcohol

Palm Wine: the Drink of Millions of People, and Some Chimps, Too

Palm wine is pretty fascinating.
Ben Richmond
6.11.15
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