Chimpanzees in the Media

Shepperson chimps arrive in Houston

Six chimpanzees that had been on the Shepperson property in Hanover County have safely arrived at their new home in the Houston (Texas) Zoo.

posted 11/12/2013 1:06 PM

Heart of Louisiana: Chimp Haven

After spending most of their lives in cages and test labs, the chimps are getting a new beginning at the national chimpanzee sanctuary in Northwest Louisiana.

posted 11/05/2013 10:58 PM

Why Congress Won't Let 60 Chimps Retire

Sixty chimpanzees, slated for retirement from NIH-funded biomedical research, are unable to be moved to a sanctuary home because of congressional inaction.

posted 10/30/2013 9:34 AM

Henry Vilas Zoo to trade chimpanzees for ring-tailed lemurs

The Henry Vilas Zoo will bid farewell to two members of its Primate House exhibit and welcome several new residents this fall when it ... The post Henry Vilas Zoo to trade chimpanzees for ring-tailed lemurs appeared first on The Badger Herald .

posted 10/21/2013 12:24 PM

World's first 'talking' chimps find sanctuary near Montreal

Tatu and Loulis, two chimpanzees who made history for learning to communicate using American Sign Language, are settling into their new home at the Fauna Foundation sanctuary on Montreal's South Shore.

posted 10/11/2013 6:51 PM

Las Vegas Zoo's Terry the Chimp needs help getting to Florida

Since the Las Vegas Zoo shut down, we've received dozens of phone calls and emails wondering about Terry, the zoo's lone chimpanzee, who's lived at the zoo for over 17 years. Terry will be relocated to Save the Chimps, the world's largest chimpanzee sanctuary, but he needs your help getting to his new Florida home.

posted 10/01/2013 8:16 PM

Chimpanzee Keo passes away at 55 at Lincoln Park Zoo

Keo was 55 years old, the oldest living male chimpanzee in any North American zoo, and the first chimpanzee to live at Lincoln Park Zoo. "Keo was an incredibly special individual. He was truly a member of our family and will be missed dearly," said Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy.

posted 09/30/2013 4:45 PM

More chimps might move to primate sanctuary in Jessamine County

A decision announced in June by the NIH to retire 310 federally owned chimpanzees from biomedical research means that some of those animals might come to the Primate Rescue Center, a member of the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance.

posted 09/23/2013 4:59 PM

Save the Chimps and Soho Press Announce Fundraising Partnership

The world’s largest chimpanzee sanctuary, Save the Chimps, and Soho Press book publisher have launched a promotional campaign with the goal of raising funds and spreading awareness for the Florida sanctuary.

posted 09/09/2013 5:08 PM

CHCI Chimpanzees depart, arrive in Canada

Tatu and Loulis, the two remaining chimps at the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute, left the center and have arrived safely at their new sanctuary home in Quebec, the Fauna Foundation.

posted 09/03/2013 3:43 PM