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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 )

- 91 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 )

- 1002 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 )

- 1080 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 )

- 1085 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 )

- 1131 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 )

- 1135 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 )

- 1141 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 )

- 1145 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 )

- 1694 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 )

- 1771 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 )

- 1814 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 )

- 1842 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 )

- 1923 days ago -
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 )

- 1930 days ago -
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 )

- 2032 days ago -
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.

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