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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 )

Barb
- 506 days ago - sandiegozooglobal.org
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 )

Cal
- 583 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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 )

Cal
- 589 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
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 )

Cal
- 635 days ago - takepart.com
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 )

Cal
- 639 days ago - latimes.com
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 )

Cal
- 645 days ago - act.mtv.com
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 )

Cal
- 649 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Cal
- 1198 days ago - enn.com
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 )

Rosemary
- 1274 days ago - janegoodall.org
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 )

Simone
- 1318 days ago - secure.peta.org
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 )

Nancy
- 1345 days ago - secure3.convio.net
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 )

Yrna
- 1427 days ago - southflorida.sun-sentinel.com
Take a look at this cute baby Gorilla with her mom and dad,
At Disney, Baby Gorilla's Health Issues Baffle Experts
Animals  (tags: animals, gorillas, Baby Gorilla, great apes, endangered, wildanimals, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1434 days ago - articles.orlandosentinel.com
Disney's Animal Programs team hasn't determined the source of her underdevelopment. There's no sign of another case like hers, so team members are giving Lilly the kind of occupational therapy typically reserved for human children
Iowa Ape Makes 'Oprah' Debut
Animals  (tags: bonobos, primates, great apes )

Michelle
- 1536 days ago - desmoinesregister.com
Kanzi, a bonobo at Des Moines-based Great Ape Trust who is remarkably adept at communicating with symbols and understands some spoken English, appears on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Monday.
Great Ape Humane Pledge - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, great apes, wildanimals, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1605 days ago - secure.peta.org
Truly cutting-edge companies recognize that compassion to animals is an increasing concern for consumers. After learning that great ape "actors" are forcibly removed from their mothers at birth, trained through the use of physical and psychological abuse,
 

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