chimps

4.25.19

That Viral Video of a Chimp Scrolling Instagram Is Bad, Actually

The video of the chimpanzee scrolling through social media isn't good for wildlife conservation, experts say.

3.6.18

This is what retirement looks like for America's research chimps

Chimp Haven will need to expand to take more transfers from labs, but it’s struggling to find the funding.

6.30.17

Do Animals Appreciate Art?

Studies have shown that birds can distinguish Monet from Picasso, but can animals actually appreciate art?

1.30.17

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.

8.24.16

The Surprising Similarities Between Whales and Primates

A whale biologist reports from the world’s biggest primatology conference.

9.8.15

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.

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8.12.15

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.

7.31.15

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.

7.29.15

$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.

6.11.15

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

Palm wine is pretty fascinating.

6.5.15

The Last-Ditch Effort to Save Abandoned Lab Chimps from Starving

A crowdfunding campaign has raised nearly $90,000, but it will only go so far.

6.5.15

By Studying Skinny Apes, Science Figured Out Why Humans Are So Fat

It involves our evolutionary ancestors learning to sweat and having weak arms.

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