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VIDEO: Rescued Lab Chimps Step Outside for the Very First Time
Offbeat  (tags: laboratories, chimpanzees, Animal Cruelty, rescued, freedoms, better life, safety )

- 62 days ago -
This heartwarming video from Project Chimps shows once-captive chimpanzees going outside for the first time in their lives. The chimps were rescued from labs, where they were used for cruel medical experiments.
US Health Agency to End Medical Testing on Chimps
Offbeat  (tags: US health agency, medical testing, animals, Chimpanzees, USA )

- 854 days ago -
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 )

- 1014 days ago -
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 )

- 1015 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.
'Drunken Monkey' Theory of Human-Ape Alcoholic Connection Rings True Among Guinea's Swacked Chimps
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, animals, interesting, chimpanzees, alcohol, evolution )

- 1018 days ago -
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 )

- 1022 days ago -
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 )

- 1068 days ago -
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 )

- 1142 days ago -
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 )

- 1201 days ago -
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 )

- 1209 days ago -
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 )

- 1243 days ago -
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 )

- 1247 days ago -
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

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