ChimpCARE blog

Steve Ross

  • Project ChimpCARE website is live!

    Date: Mar 5, 2010
    Author: Steve Ross

    The Project ChimpCARE website went live at for the first time today at noon on March 5, 2010.  Welcome.

    The website is a crucial aspect of the project for many reasons but primarily it serves our educational objective of disseminating information on chimpanzees and chimpanzee issues to a wide audience.

    Over the coming weeks and months, we will be updating the site, both with new information and new...

  • Chimpanzee attack at Suncoast

    Date: Feb 14, 2010
    Author: Steve Ross

    Tragically, there was another chimpanzee escape last week, when a female chimpanzee managed to get out of her holding cage and attack a volunteer worker at the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary in Florida.  Our thoughts go out to victim of course, although with any of these incidents, whether at an accredited or unaccredited zoo, laboratory or sanctuary, we are left to wonder exactly how such an event happened.

    In most cases, the truth is never completely revealed, but equally...