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chimps

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.
Samantha Cole
Sarah Emerson
4.25.19
animal art

Do Animals Appreciate Art?

Studies have shown that birds can distinguish Monet from Picasso, but can animals actually appreciate art?
Dyllan Furness
6.30.17
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
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
News

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.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.5.15
News

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

It involves our evolutionary ancestors learning to sweat and having weak arms.
Mike Pearl
6.5.15
News

These Chimps Helped Us Find a Hepatitis Vaccine. Now They've Been Left to Die

In March, the New York Blood Center pulled the funding for the chimp sanctuary where 66 of its retired research chimps live.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.29.15
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