Young Monkey Has New Home in Kentucky After Being Bought Illegally
Animal control officials say a northern Kentucky woman made an expensive mistake when she spent $4,000 to buy a monkey, only to later realize it was illegal to have it as a pet in Kentucky.
Retired Research Chimps Are Really Enjoying Their New Home
Two years ago, 110 chimpanzees from the New Iberia Research Center were retired by the National Institutes of Health, and since then, animal welfare activists have been working hard to get them all to Chimp Haven.
Vegas Chimp Having Fun in Retirement
A natural curiosity led to disaster when two chimpanzees escaped from their northwest Las Valley Valley home two years ago, but now the surviving primate is loving her life at an Oregon sanctuary.
One Monkey’s Journey from Life in a Cage to Freedom at a Texas Sanctuary
Wild animals belong in the wild. While this concept should be generally understood, many well-intentioned people believe that with enough love and care, keeping a wild animal as a companion animal can be okay.
All 110 New Iberia Research Center Chimpanzees Arrive at Chimp Haven
After a year and a half of intense planning, fundraising and traveling, all 110 federally owned chimpanzees formerly used in research at the New Iberia Research Center have been retired to Chimp Haven.
When Chimpanzees Leave Research Labs, They Often Find a Home at Chimp Haven
Hundreds of chimps once involved in medical testing now live at a 200-acre sanctuary, experiencing the outdoors for the first time.
Kentucky Debates Use of ‘Service Monkeys’ for Disabled Residents
A Kentucky lawmaker is preparing to introduce a bill that would allow paralyzed residents to use service monkeys to assist with daily tasks at home.