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His First Taste of Freedom! Adorable Laboratory Chimps Begin 'Retirement' After Being Rescued and Taken to Animal Sanctuary Rea

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- 1949 days ago -
Nine chimps retired from south Louisiana research centre More than a hundred more are expected to join them

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deb s (145)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 9:09 am
We need all rescue stories like this for all the animals needing to be freed from all the abuse, neglect and torture we can make it happen with strength in numbers

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 9:32 am
This is heartwarming! Thanks for sharing , Karen ~ it made my day!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 9:39 am
I want all the Chimps retired. Please don't leave 50 behind. So sad that many of these Chimps are now elderly and yet this is the 1st time any of them have ever seen sunlight,felt grass,smelled fresh air and are free to roam as they wish. This should be be allowed or tolerated. Animals for research is so agonizing for all animals. But for today i'm thrilled for these lucky ones!!! Did anyone notice the mama Chimp with all the goodies??? Very cute but i think she's a Hoarder!!!!! Thanks for this fab story,Karen.

Nancy Black (308)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 8:58 pm
Noted, tweeted, tweeted, shared. Great video; great article. Almost a completely happy ending except they need more money so more publicity will probably get that for them. It would also be fine if these chimps were used by any businesses that they make contributions to their future.

Barbara Erdman (63)
Friday March 1, 2013, 9:47 am
Noted and Thnx Karen :-0

Wendy J F (62)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 11:36 am
Thank you and noted.

MARINA M (125)
Friday June 14, 2013, 12:29 pm
Noted. Thanks Karen x
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