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US Health Agency to End Medical Testing on Chimps
Offbeat  (tags: US health agency, medical testing, animals, Chimpanzees, USA )

Ray
- 185 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that it will no longer fund chimpanzee medical research and will be retiring its remaining test animals.
Chimpanzees Found to Drink Alcoholic Plant Sap in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Chimpanzees, alcohol, Scientists, study )

Ray
- 344 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The wild chimps use sponges made of crushed leaves to drink palm wine
Chimps in Captivity Now Have Endangered Status
Offbeat  (tags: Chimps, chimpanzees, endangered, status, USA, captive, good news )

Scooby
- 346 days ago - clapway.com
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.
'Drunken Monkey' Theory of Human-Ape Alcoholic Connection Rings True Among Guinea's Swacked Chimps
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, animals, interesting, chimpanzees, alcohol, evolution )

Naoko
- 348 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Wild chimpanzees enjoying opportunistic booze-ups on palm wine have helped shed light on a theory about evolution, scientists said on Wednesday.
The Last-Ditch Effort to Save Abandoned Lab Chimps From Starving
Offbeat  (tags: Chimpanzees, monkey island, starving, animal testing, hepatitis b )

Scooby
- 352 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
Last week, we reported that dozens of lab chimps, once instrumental in research into the hepatitis vaccine, were abandoned on an island by the nonprofit in charge of their care.
Chimpanzees Given Human Rights
Offbeat  (tags: New York, judge, chimpanzees, laboratory, human rights )

Scooby
- 399 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A NY judge gives two Chimpanzees human rights.
Chimpanzees Can LEARN New 'Words': Apes Use Specific Calls for Foods and Can Learn the Grunts Used By Other Groups
Offbeat  (tags: Chimpanzees, learn, words, grunt, apple )

Scooby
- 473 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Chimpanzees have special 'words' that they use for different types of food and can even learn the calls used by strangers from foreign groups.
Earth:;Incredible Tool Use in the Animal Kingdom
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Wildlife, Chimpanzees, Tools )

Ray
- 531 days ago - bbc.com
Chimps hunting with spears. Dolphins using sponges to protect their noses. And gorillas building "bridges". Tool use among animals is more diverse and widespread than you might think. But which species are the masters of this extraordinary craft?
Earth Is Your Toddler Smarter Than a Chimpanzee
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Humans, children, chimpanzees )

Ray
- 539 days ago - bbc.com
It sounds like a no-brainer, but it's not clear that young children are any more intelligent than chimpanzees
Jane Goodall's Jungles
Offbeat  (tags: Jane Goodall, scientist, female role model, chimpanzees, humans, interesting, animals, society )

Evelyn
- 574 days ago - newsweek.com
The discoveries Goodall made--redefining our understanding of chimpanzees & upending long-held beliefs about humans & the rest of the animal kingdom--catapulted her to international fame. She is arguably the most famous female scientist in history
Chimps Filmed Raiding Farms to Find Food
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, chimpanzees, food, raid )

Ray
- 578 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Camera traps have caught wild chimpanzees in the act as they carried out night-time raids on farmland. The footage, captured by researchers from the Museum of Natural History in Paris and the Uganda Wildlife Authority, shows the chimps adapting to human
This Remarkable Woman Was Mauled By a Chimp, and Now Fights to End the Pet Primate Trade (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: wild animals, chimpanzees, victims of industry, protection, rights )

Simone
- 678 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
During my visit to Capitol Hill , I was able to sit down to speak with Charla Nash, the courageous woman who five years ago suffered an unthinkable mauling by a pet chimp. She came to Washington, D.C. at my request to lobby
Why We Are Making the Legal Case for the Rights of a Chimpanzee
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chimpanzees )

Cher
- 733 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
When members of the Nonhuman Rights Project went to visit Tommy last year, we found him living in a small cage in a dark shed at a used trailer lot in upstate New York. All he had for company was a TV set playing nature programs.
First-Ever Lawsuit Filed for Chimpanzee Seeking Legal Personhood - BRAVO!
Offbeat  (tags: chimpanzees, Nonhuman Rights Project, legal defense, animals, speak4voiceless, elephants, animal welfare, animal rights )

Julie
- 899 days ago - earthintransition.org
"Our goal is to breach the legal wall that separates all humans from all nonhuman animals."
 

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