Chimpanzees in the Media

Chimps battle to be top banana in art contest

This is not your average art contest. Six primate sanctuaries battled to prove their resident chimpanzee is the next Monet. And the winner is....

posted 08/29/2013 7:26 PM

Las Vegas Chimp Owner Facing Charges in Florida

A Las Vegas man who kept chimpanzees in his yard in southern Nevada was arrested last month by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at a roadside zoo for trying to illegally sell three chimps.

posted 08/27/2013 1:23 AM

Chimp Haven prepares for New Iberia chimps

Chimp Haven kicked off construction this week on a $2.6 million project to house sixty retired research chimps from New Iberia, who will join the sanctuary's residents this fall.

posted 08/16/2013 4:05 PM

Chimpanzee Artists Are Competing For Your Vote Now

Six chimpanzees from across the country are competing for your vote in a very unique art competition. Judged by well-known anthropologist, Dr. Jane Goodall, the contest showcases the paintings of several talented chimps from the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance.

posted 08/14/2013 3:20 PM

Chance to Correct Chimps' Endangered Status

Brian Hare, Vanessa Woods on why U.S. should provide protection to all chimps

posted 08/09/2013 10:24 AM

Ryan’s Story: One Chimp’s Triumph Over Depression

Most of Save the Chimps’ residents have heart-breaking stories of suffering—and equally heart-warming stories of recovery. But some chimpanzees just get to you. Maybe you feel an inexplicable connection to them because their stories are a little sadder or because they found it harder to heal. For me, Ryan is one of those chimps. Whenever I see Ryan on his island, I think of the day I met him ...

posted 07/30/2013 5:58 PM

I fell for an ape

Meeting Pepper showed me humans are apes too -- and we have to do better at protecting our own.

posted 07/20/2013 10:51 PM

Rare Access Inside the World’s Biggest Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Save the Chimps, the world’s largest chimpanzee sanctuary, is home to 264 chimpanzees living on 12 islands built on the sanctuary's 150 acres in south Florida.

posted 07/11/2013 3:55 PM

CWU Chimps must wait for permits before moving to Canada

Friends of Washoe, the group responsible for the care of chimpanzees Tatu and Loulis at the Chimpanzee Human Communication Institute, has applied for permits to move the chimps to the Fauna Foundation, a chimpanzee sanctuary in Canada.

posted 07/11/2013 3:50 PM

Legendary PG Tips Advert Star Louis The Chimpanzee Dies, Age 37

Louis, the chimpanzee who played a James Bond spoof character in the 1970s and 80s PG Tips commercials, passes away at the age of 37.

posted 07/11/2013 9:19 AM