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Petition - Shut Down Inhumane Ape Attraction
Animals  (tags: Animal Cruelty, inhumane treatment, great apes, filthy conditions, justice for animals, ethical treatment of animals, prevention of further mistreatment, animal welfare and rights, huge suffering, stronger protection laws )

- 103 days ago -
Shut down Florida attraction for its allegedly cruel and inhumane treatment of great apes. At least two apes have allegedly been kept in horrid conditions, according to a former employee at Miami's Monkey Jungle attraction.
What Nemley Jr's Death Means for Fight to Protect Chimps - BBC News#_=_
Animals  (tags: cocoa, agriculture, land grabs, Africa, Great Apes, ecocide, wildlife trafficking, ethics, extinction, society, law, conservation, investigation, environment )

- 198 days ago -
The death of the baby chimpanzee Nemley Jr, rescued from wildlife traffickers only to fade away in a zoo in Ivory Coast, has provoked outrage. PLEASE READ & SHARE
Great Apes, a World Heritage Site. PLEASE SIGN!
Animals  (tags: great apes, endangered, extinction, humans, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, animalrights, animalwelfare, death, environment, habitat, sadness, suffering )

- 755 days ago -
The goal is to raise awareness of public opinion on the serious issue of extinction of species, and are afforded their basic rights by appealing to the United Nations, so that is promulgated a Declaration of the Rights of Great Apes.
Genome Studies of Great Apes in the Wild and in Zoos
Animals  (tags: wildlife, great apes, chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, dna, closest relatives, wild, zoos, genome, studies )

- 1666 days ago -
Samples from our Frozen Zoo® have contributed to a study of historic importance in primate biology: a cornerstone has been laid in the application of genome sequencing technology to understanding the biology of our closest relatives, the great apes.......
Rhino Populations in Sumatra, Borneo Should Be Combined to Save Sumatran Rhino From Extinction
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife trade, great apes, protection, endangered, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1743 days ago -
A new study argues for treating endangered Sumatran populations in Borneo and Sumatra as "a single conservation unit", lending academic support to a controversial proposal to move wild rhinos from Malaysia to Indonesia.
Poaching 'Kingpin' Arrested in Congo
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, great apes, protection, humans, environment, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, tigers, animals, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1748 days ago -
Anti-poaching breakthrough in Odzala-Kokoua National Park
These Baby Sloths Are Adorable--So Why Are We Standing By While They're Kidnapped?
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, great apes, protection, humans, environment, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, sloths, animals, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1794 days ago -
With their sweet smiles and innate hug-ability, baby sloths are essentially cute crack and have become a slow-moving target for Colombia's burgeoning illegal pet trade.
Llegal Great Ape Trade Is More Organized, U.N. Finds
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, great apes, protection, humans, environment, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1799 days ago -
A new United Nations report estimates that roughly 3,000 great apes are taken from the wild every year as part of an illegal international trade that is growing increasingly sophisticated
Leonardo DiCaprio + 1.4 Million Petitioners Help Ban Ivory Trade In Thailand
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife trade, great apes, protection, endangered, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1805 days ago -
2013 MTV Movie Awards nominee Leonardo DiCaprio is making progress in his goal to save the world, and your help is making a difference! After Leo helped launch World Wildlife Fund's Hands Off My Parts campaign,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Illegal Trade of Great Apes
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife trade, great apes, protection, endangered, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1808 days ago -
Great apes are our closest relatives, and the only living links we have to our evolutionary pasts. They should be treated in a respectful manner and not snatched up to sit miserably in a zoo. We need to fight to protect great apes before it is too late.
Count of Mountain Gorillas Begins in Uganda
Animals  (tags: animals, great apes, Uganda, animalwelfare, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, AnimalWelfare, humans, environment, conservation, animaladvocates )

- 2358 days ago -
Ugandan wildlife officials and staff of conservation organizations today began a census of critically endangered mountain gorillas living in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Illegal, Commercial Bushmeat Trade
Animals  (tags: action ALERT: Sign Petition, Jane Goodall, AnimalCruelty, animalrights, conservation, endangered, chimpanzees, great apes, elephants, wildanimals, illegal bushmeat, trade, irresponsible logging and mining practic, Central and Western Africa )

- 2434 days ago -
I am outraged by the killing of chimpanzees and other imperiled wildlife species for the commercial bushmeat trade--a shortsighted and cruel practice that is pushing great apes and other endangered species to the brink of extinction.
ACTION ALERT: Urge Congress to Support Great Ape Protection! - PLEASE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: chimpanzees, great apes, primates, protection, ban experiments, congress )

- 2477 days ago -
Chimpanzees--humans' closest living genetic relatives--are extremely social, intelligent individuals who have rich mental and emotional lives. They have incredible memories, they share cultural traditions that are passed down through generations, they care
Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act
Animals  (tags: apes, protection, great apes, law )

- 2505 days ago -
Please take a minute to sign our automated letter asking your legislators to sign on today. Because this is a new bill with a new number, even if your federal representative and/or senators cosponsored the bill during the last session, it is STILL...
Pictures: Meet Lilly, An 11-Month-Old Western Lowland Gorilla at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Animals  (tags: animals, gorilla, great apes, primates, baby gorilla, photos, wildanimals )

- 2586 days ago -
Take a look at this cute baby Gorilla with her mom and dad,

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