Chimpanzees in the Media

Up close with wildlife (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)

Black Pine Animal Park invited the public to a rare behind-the-scenes view of the rescued animals and their caretakers.

posted 01/03/2010 2:09 AM

Aysha Akhtar: How the Top Ten Animal Stories of the Decade Reveal the Connection Between Animal Welfare and Public ... (The Huffington Post)

There is more to animal protection than the well-being of animals; human welfare is integrally tied with it and during this past decade, this connection was highlighted in unprecedented ways.

posted 12/31/2009 3:15 PM

Congo-Brazzaville : Defence of Great Apes Begins With Children (

Brazzaville — "But why do they kill gorillas, why do they trap them and put them in cages? One day, if i'm president, i'll stop all those who kill gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos," says 11-year-old Judicaëlle, a student at the Holy Sprit of Moungali School in Brazzaville.

posted 12/30/2009 12:17 AM

First molars provide insight into evolution of great apes, humans (Science Daily)

Scientists have gained new insights into the timing of molar emergence and its relation to growth and reproduction in apes. "We can use the same techniques to calculate ages at first molar emergence from the fossils of early hominids that just happened to die while their first molars were erupting," researchers report.

posted 12/28/2009 3:18 PM