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U.S. Chimp Retirement Gains Momentum, as Famed Pair Enters Sanctuary

After years of experiments, a protracted battle to grant them legal “personhood,” and a life spent bouncing between two scientific facilities, two of the world’s most famous research chimpanzees have finally retired. Hercules and Leo have arrived at Project...

Chimp Haven Home to Seven New, Important Retirees

With seven new retirees joining Chimp Haven from New Mexico this month, “[w]e now have more chimpanzee’s in sanctuary, than those left in research facilities, which is a huge milestone moment,” Amy Fultz, Chimp Haven’s director of behavior...

Chimpanzee sanctuary holds Chimp-O-Lympics

Forget PyeongChang – the chimpanzees at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest gave Olympic athletes a run for their money at the 2018 Winter Chimp-O-Lympics on Friday. Staff at a chimp sanctuary near Cle Elum organized winter games, such as the brainfreeze biathlon, snowball...

Bubbles The Chimp… Living Out Retirement on The Suncoast

He was one of the most famous chimpanzees in entertainment history. Bubbles, the chimp, rose to stardom as the pet of the late pop star Michael Jackson. As Bubbles grew older and stronger, he was retired from showbiz and now, at the age of 34, lives out his days with...


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