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  • 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...