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Over 100 Former Research Chimps See the Sky for the Very First Time (VIDEO)


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 70 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
To this day, the United States is the only developed country that continues to use chimpanzees in invasive laboratory research studies. However, times are changing and chimpanzee research is slowly on its way out.



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Kathy Henion (1)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 9:18 am
Awesome news!
 

Ruth S. (314)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 9:28 am
Tears of joy falling down my face.
 

Lauren Kozen (153)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 9:43 am
Great News!
Noted & Shared. Thanks Cher!
 

Angelika R. (146)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 10:36 am
No video on my site.. but happy for those lucky 100!
 

Michela m. (3811)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 11:24 am
No video on my site..
 

Cher Away Personal Msgs ONLY (1466)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 11:26 am


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cpUnUUQF3o


 

Pat B. (354)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 12:21 pm
Makes a person cry. With joy.!!! Thanks, Cher.
 

Lone F. (21)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 12:25 pm
Noted - thank, cher!
 

Ismail A. (169)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 1:01 pm
Noted , thank you my friend Cher , this video male me cry how human could be cruel , and happy for chimpanzees to be finally free
 

Marlene Puaoi (21)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 2:45 pm
That awestruck look of dazzlement as they looked at the sky above said it all! Thanks for making my day with this video, Cher!
 

Jane H. (128)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 2:46 pm
wow thanks
 

Birgit W. (140)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 2:53 pm
What an emotional video, I am still crying. Thanks for sharing.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 3:11 pm
Another 30 seconds would have done done me in.
 

Natasha Salgado (511)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 3:53 pm
I cry every time i see this vid+i've seen it several times. Just so sad yet so wonderful to see these incredible animals free! Thx Cher
 

valda p. (13)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 4:01 pm
"Someday-we will stand in front of the great spirit and we will answer for our crimes against the animal kingdom we had no right to abuse them-none."-unknown author.-so happy for them .
 

Carol D. (104)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 4:19 pm
Have seen this before but its so great to watch it again Thanks
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 5:25 pm
Sad what they had to suffer. Good they have it better now.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 7:56 pm
Beautiful video. May it be just the beginning of many splendid times for these incredible animals who have been though so much. Thanks Cher
 

Sara P. (53)
Friday May 16, 2014, 6:25 am
Poor creatures, good to know that finally they are having a new and happy life, thanks Cher.
 

Winn Adams (190)
Friday May 16, 2014, 11:35 am
Petition signed. There is a petition to sign if you scroll down from the video from the Humane Society. Check it out. These animals deserve all that we can do for them. How can any society in any country believe that this is acceptable. The US must end this NOW.
 

Winn Adams (190)
Friday May 16, 2014, 11:36 am
Shared on Facebook too.
 

Debra Tate (17)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 7:46 am
Watched it twice. First time sad tears for how long they have been held captive. How can people be so cruel? But the second time it was tears of great joy to see them enjoying their natural habitat. to walk on grass again and climb trees but most of all seeing the sky again. May they all live long long lives in happiness. God Bless this sanctuary and the Chimps. May many more Chimps follow in their footsteps soon.
 

Charlie Rush (48)
Sunday May 18, 2014, 9:21 pm
When I first saw the title of this article, I couldn't decide what my first reaction should be.
Should I be over-joyed at their new-found freedom, or should I be terribly angry at the torture they experienced in their past?
How could anyone involved in these experiments, call themselves a Christian?
 

Dianne D. (453)
Tuesday May 20, 2014, 8:47 am
I've seen this video before and it's heartbreaking. Man's cruelty to animals never seems to stop. I pray every day for the animals and pray anyone who abandon's, abuses, intentionally maim or kill an animals will be severely punished.
 
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