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Chimps in Captivity Now Have Endangered Status
Offbeat  (tags: Chimps, chimpanzees, endangered, status, USA, captive, good news )

- 21 days ago -
Chimpanzees in the wild have been protected by the Endangered Species Act for nearly twenty-five years, but the same doesnâEUR(TM)t hold true for captive ones. That fact recently changed on Friday with the passage of new rues.
In Memory of a Gentleman, Scotty
Offbeat  (tags: animals, chimps, animal welfare )

- 336 days ago -
This past May, the Save the Chimps family suffered the loss of our dear, sweet Scotty due to kidney failure. Scotty was a sweet, sensitive soul who was beloved by chimpanzees and humans alike. His absence is felt deeply by all who knew him.
Adorable Rescued Chimp Enjoys the Simple Things in Life -- Paper! (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimps, rescued )

- 418 days ago -
Did you ever get your kids/pets an expensive Christmas present, only to watch them play with the empty box instead? Sometimes, kids prefer the simple things in life, and it looks like these chimps feel the same way!
Paintings By Rescued Chimpanzees Are Colourful, Life-Affirming (PICTURES)
Offbeat  (tags: Art, Humane Society, Humane Society Of The United States, Pics & Giggles, Artistic Animals, Chimpanzee Paintings, Chimpanzees, Chimps, Culture, UK Comedy News )

- 679 days ago -
We're not just about the LOLZ here at HuffPost UK Comedy. We're also about the heartwarming. And prepare to shed a little tear at these wonderful works below: colourful paintings by rescued chimps.
Save the Chimps: The Story of Ryan's Triumph Over Depression
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, protection, chimps )

- 695 days ago -
Most of Save the Chimps' residents have heartbreaking stories of suffering--and equally heartwarming stories of recovery. But some chimpanzees just get to you. Maybe you feel an inexplicable connection to them because their stories are a little sadder
VICTORY ! ! Over 100 Chimpanzees Guaranteed Sanctuary ! !
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimps, research )

- 923 days ago -
It was announced December 18, 2012 that a total of 113 government-owned chimpanzees currently housed at the controversial New Iberia Research Center will be permanently retired and sent to the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary at Chimp Haven in Louisiana
In Loving Memory of Nama
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimps, suffering, death )

- 1036 days ago -
On June 29th, we lost some of the heart and soul of Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center when our beloved Nama, still only in her 30's, passed away after her illness of several months eluded our extensive efforts to diagnose it
Oliver, Famed Chimpanzee, Dies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimps, death )

- 1124 days ago -
Oliver, the chimpanzee who spent much of his life as part of circus shows or in research labs, was found dead Saturday in his bedroom at Primarily Primates, the sanctuary where he spent his last 14 years.
Here Comes the Sun! Chimps Greet Daylight After 30 Years in Laboratory
Offbeat  (tags: animals, chimps, ethics, protection, safety, wildlife )

- 1393 days ago -
They stopped at the open door. They stared out nervously for a moment. Then they hugged each other in delight and stepped gingerly into the sunlight. It was the start of a new life for a group of chimpanzees who had been taken from their mothers at bir
Lily, Pita and Poolilyla
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimps, wildlife )

- 1647 days ago -
I stood in the baggage claim hall of Senegal's Dakar airport, waiting. It was an early morning, 1978. With a lurch the conveyor belt started and a large white plastic travel cage emerged through the rubber curtain. Sitting upright and sporting a sailor
Cigarette-Smoking Chimpanzee in Lebanese Zoo to Be Moved to Brazilian Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimps, zoos )

- 1698 days ago -
A 12-year-old chimpanzee was heading to a sanctuary in Brazil on Monday after animal rights workers discovered him smoking cigarettes to entertain visitors at a Lebanese zoo.
'Naked' Chimpanzee Is Star Attraction at Indian Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimps, zoos )

- 1716 days ago -
A chimpanzee suffering from alopecia has become the centre of attention at an Indian zoo
Last Puff: S.African Famed Smoking Chimp Dies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, death, chimps )

- 1732 days ago -
Qondile Khedama, a spokesman for the central South African city of Bloemfontein where Charlie had been a fixture at the small zoo, says the chimp died Tuesday, apparently of old age. Charlie was believed to be 52.
Decision to Move Chimpanzees From New Mexico Research Facility Stirs Debate About Their Future
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimps, research )

- 1745 days ago -
A decision to move 186 chimpanzees from a southern New Mexico facility to Texas is pitting government officials and scientists against a coalition of elected officials and animal rights advocates, including New Mexico's governor and also famed primate
Chimps Snare a Small Victory in the Bushmeat Battle
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimps, bushmeat )

- 1752 days ago -
Times are tough for chimpanzees. We humans are eating our close cousins into extinction. The U.K. Guardian recently reported on an 18-month study conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo which found that chimps are facing a "wave of killing" by

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