10 Primate Sanctuaries That Need Your Support
The phenomenal work done by wildlife sanctuaries all over the world is often the only thing standing between certain animal species and extinction.
Center for Great Apes
An ape sanctuary hidden in the middle of Florida is making the impossible, possible. Patti Ragan, the founder of the center, dreamed of a place where apes can go after they retire from show biz, or just cannot be a pet anymore. In 1997, she established a place for these apes to live among others who have been in a similar situation.
10 Amazing Wild Animal Sanctuaries You Should Support
Wild animals are often seen in a dangerous light, but they have souls too, many of which are in need of saving.
Northwest Wanderings: Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest
Burrito, born in 1983 a laboratory, is the only male in the group and though he has small, delicate hands, is surprisingly strong. Formerly all used in research testing, they cannot be put into the wild lacking the necessary social and survival skills.
World’s First ‘Talking’ Chimps Find Sanctuary Near Montreal
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
Louisiana Chimpanzee Wins 1st Prize in Art Contest
A painting by a 37-year-old Louisiana primate who applies color with his tongue instead of a brush has been deemed the finest chimpanzee art in the land.
Volunteer at a Chimpanzee Sanctuary
Ever dream of helping to care for a chimpanzee?
Chimpanzee Sanctuary Celebrates Five Years
On June 13, 2008, a truck bearing seven chimpanzees from Pennsylvania rolled up the driveway at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest, a 26-acre site on a hillside east of Cle Elum above the Yakima River.
Derby Couple Helping to Treat Diabetic Monkeys
A couple from Derby say they are using their knowledge of treating diabetic patients to help monkeys at a sanctuary in Florida.
The Center for Great Apes, a Forever Home
For three weeks in 1984, Patti Ragan traipsed through the rainforests of Borneo, collecting ape feces, drying it out in the sun and poking through it for the seeds that helped researchers identify what the apes were eating in the wild. That short volunteer trip opened Patti’s eyes to the needs of the great apes and forever changed the direction of her life.
Harvard Medical School Plans to Close Primate Research Lab
About 2,000 monkeys at a Harvard Medical School research center will be moved to other laboratories around the country as the school shuts down the troubled center, an official with the National Institutes of Health said Wednesday.
Retired Lab Chimps See the Sky for the First Time
Over the next 12 to 15 months, lab chimps from across the country will be set free and will live out their days at Chimp Haven, a sanctuary in Keithville, Louisiana.