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At Disney, Baby Gorilla's Health Issues Baffle Experts
Animals  (tags: animals, gorillas, Baby Gorilla, great apes, endangered, wildanimals, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2622 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 )

- 2725 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.
Great Ape Humane Pledge - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, great apes, wildanimals, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2794 days ago -
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,
Support the Great Ape Conservation Act (H.R. 4416) ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, great apes, conservation, environment, protection, habitat, wildlife )

- 2844 days ago -
The long-term survival of great apes is in serious jeopardy. The Great Ape Conservation Fund, created in 2000, has helped protect highly endangered species like the Cross River Gorilla and the Cao-Vit gibbon, the rarest primate in the world.
Congo-Brazzaville : Defence of Geat Apes Begins With Children
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, protection, great apes, gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, children, Congo, EDIC, poachers )

- 3002 days ago -
"But why do they kill gorillas, why do they trap them and put them in cages? One day, if I'm president, I'll stop all those who kill gorillas, chimanzees and bonobos," says 11-year-old Judicaelle, a student at the Holy Spirit of Moungali School in
Speak Out For Great Apes ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, great apes, protection, environment, habitat, wildlife )

- 3011 days ago -
AAVS is pleased to report that the Great Ape Protection Act (H.R. 1326) is steadily gaining momentum in Congress. Since its reintroduction in March, the number of co-sponsors is up from 22 to a total of 122, and the bill has been referred to the House
Bill Would Liberate Great Apes From Laboratory Cages ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, great apes, bills, labs, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, suffering )

- 3178 days ago -
support for the Great Ape Protection Act, HR 1326, which would prohibit invasive research on great apes. It would end the use of federal funds to conduct invasive research on a great ape, the breeding of great apes for the purpose of use in research,
A Campaign to Gather 1 Million Signatures: "One Million People for Apes" ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, great apes, habitat, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3214 days ago -
Tropical forests are disappearing at an excessive speed and with them the last populations of great apes. All specialists are unanimous: if we do nothing gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos will have disappeared by the middle of the 21st century.
Animals  (tags: great apes, protection, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, conservation, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3299 days ago -
DSWF supports Habitat Ecologique et Liberté des Primates (HELP) to save African great apes threatened by deforestation, hunting for bushmeat and disease outbreaks.
Take Action ! Conservation of Africa's Great Apes !
Animals  (tags: great apes, Africa, conservation, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3307 days ago -
The great apes of Africa face extinction in the next few decades if more is not done to conserve them. all four species - the Chimpanzee, Bonobo, Western Gorilla, and Eastern Gorilla are threatened primarily by hunting.
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, animalcruelty, protection, suffering, great apes, campaign )

- 3340 days ago -
The Great Ape Protection Act (GAPA) was introduced by Representatives Edolphus Towns (D-NY), David Reichert (R-WA), Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD) on APRIL 17, 2008. The bill has been referred to three committees
Oldest Male Gorilla in N. America Turns 50 in Ky. Zoo, Surrounded By Females and Fruit
Animals  (tags: kentucky, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, great apes, gorilla, oldes in usa, birthday, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3351 days ago -
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The oldest male gorilla in a North American zoo celebrated his 50th birthday surrounded by females and snacking on fruit. The Louisville Zoo had a party Saturday for Timmy, a silverback gorilla born in 1959. Zoo officials report he is
ACTION ALERT: "Tell Nickelodeon to Stop Chimpanzee Abuse" (GREAT APES FOR ENTERTAINMENT)
Animals  (tags: GREAT APES, wildanimals, suffering, cruelty, abuse, humans, sadness, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, protection )

- 3376 days ago -
. By the time great apes are 8 years old--around the beginning of young adulthood--they are too strong to be safely handled and are frequently discarded in hideous roadside zoos or are warehoused in dismal, appalling conditions. PETA investigations have rev
Hopeful Return to the Mist
Animals  (tags: africa, virunga park, wildlife, wild animals, great apes, gorillas, rebels, war, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3400 days ago -
Outside the headquarters of Virunga Park, three men with determined expressions are loading camping equipment into two pick-up trucks. Watching from the steps of the station are two park rangers carrying assault rifles. These men are the last line o
Guerillas Threaten Gorillas in DR Congo Conflict
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, great apes, gorillas, threatend, congo conflict, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3412 days ago -
The new conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo has forced dozens of rangers to flee Africa's oldest national park, leaving hundreds of threatened mountain gorillas at the mercy of rebel fighters and poachers. Wildlife officers escaped into the fo

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