Start A Petition

New Iberia Research Center Sending 220 Chimps to Retirement Sanctuary in Georgia


Animals  (tags: Chimps, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, 220 remaining chimps to retirement sanct )

Rosie
- 1113 days ago - theadvocate.com
The Univ. of Louisiana, which runs the NIRC and the safe-haven group Project Chimps announced that an agreement has been reached to take the remaining 220 chimps at the NIRC to the 236-acre sanctuary in the rolling hills of Blue Ridge in northern Georgia.



   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Rosie Adams (340)
Wednesday May 4, 2016, 10:08 am
This news came to me as a message from a Care 2 friend - with an acknowledgement from 'Advocate' that this outcome is down to her/you and all her/your hard work. It seemed only right to therefore take the opportunity to share it here and to thank you for all you have done to reach this goal and succeed. Brilliant! Thank you also, to all our friends on Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest, Tumblr, Animal Welfare and Social Change and ALL the other sites involved in an intense daily battle on behalf of the voiceless. Thank you to Advocate and again, to ALL the other charities and organizations, working tirelessly to improve and change the world for the most unfortunate beings forced to share our planet in ways that nature, never intended.
 

Sue H (7)
Wednesday May 4, 2016, 10:08 am
Great news, thanks.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Wednesday May 4, 2016, 10:36 am
Excellent!
 

Beth M (138)
Wednesday May 4, 2016, 11:06 am
Happy dance!
 

Gustavo Castro Leal (101)
Wednesday May 4, 2016, 3:00 pm
Thank you, Rosie, for this wonderful news.
 

Animae C (508)
Wednesday May 4, 2016, 5:38 pm
Woohooooo!!!
We desperately need to hear of successes every now & then!!

Thanx for letting us know about this one Rosie
 

Maggie D (69)
Wednesday May 4, 2016, 9:01 pm
Yeah! May they all run free and make many new friends. Thanks, Rosie..
 

Jim Ven (0)
Thursday May 5, 2016, 3:25 am
thanks for the article.
 

SylvieBusy A (190)
Thursday May 5, 2016, 3:39 am
Noted and shared.
Thank you.
 

Leslene Dunn (84)
Thursday May 5, 2016, 3:40 am
So so happy for these precious angels - this should have been done a long time ago.
 

Bernadette Porter (173)
Thursday May 5, 2016, 3:48 am
Great news! Thanks so much for sharing, Rosie!
 

Tanya W (65)
Thursday May 5, 2016, 6:23 am
How wonderful!!! Freedom... Sanctuary... Enrichment of lives... Bless!!!
 

Walter F (128)
Friday May 6, 2016, 9:32 pm
Lucky chimps
 

Angela K (374)
Saturday May 14, 2016, 1:04 am
Wonderful - noted & shared, ty Rosie for sharing
 

Dawnie W (250)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 1:50 am
💕 💛 ✰♥ღ♥Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ💕♥L💜ve, Hugs and Peace go with you all♥💕Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ♥ღ♥✰ 💛 💕
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)


Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Animals





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.