Chimpanzee Love: Chimp Haven Provides Sanctuary and Care for Retired Primates
Everyone deserves a comfortable retirement, and the chimpanzees who call Chimp Haven home perhaps deserve it more than most.
Maranda at Work: Caring for Chimpanzees
Founded over ten years ago, Chimp Haven is a place where chimps who have been used for research or as pets come to retire. But with over 200 chimps living at Chimp Haven who cares for them all? One of those employees is a veterinary technician.
Carli the Capuchin Home After Three-Day Jaunt
Carli, the capuchin monkey who escaped from Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary on October 21st, was spotted the morning of October 24th munching on corn by a hunter checking his deer stand. She was darted by a state wildlife officer and returned to the sanctuary.
The Story Of The Search For Jungle Friends’ Escaped Capuchin Monkey
No one is sure how Carli escaped, but it took a village to get her back home.
Retired Chimpanzees and Billionaire Donors: A Philanthropy Love Story
Of all the causes philanthropy takes up, donors and fundraisers are often most effective when it comes to filling in a super-specific gap—tackling a finite problem that falls outside of normal funding channels. That’s especially the case when there’s an important, and even heartwarming outcome donors can witness.
‘Vast Majority’ of NIH Chimps to be Moved to Retirement Sanctuary, Agency Says
The National Institutes of Health plans to move the “vast majority” of its chimpanzees formerly used for research to a sanctuary in Louisiana.
Going Bananas: Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary Hosts Sixth-Annual Monkey Day
Jungle Friends hosted it’s annual open house event, where sanctuary supporters could meet some of the 300 monkeys living at the sanctuary.
Turmoil Behind Primate Power Struggles Often Overlooked by Researchers
The social life of chimpanzees and macaques is more complicated than previous studies suggest.
10 Rescued Lab Chimpanzees Arrive at ‘Project Chimps’ for a Second Chance at Life
They walked off their transport vehicle clutching blankies like little kids, but the newest group of chimpanzees to enter the Project Chimps sanctuary in Georgia include some of the oldest animals on the grounds. These 10 chimps were recently rescued as part of an unprecedented agreement with the New Iberia Research Center, which agreed to retire its population of more than 200 privately owned lab chimps to the 236-acre sanctuary in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Project Chimps Sanctuary Welcomes its Oldest Residents
10 female chimpanzees made the trek from Louisiana to Project Chimps in North Georgia where they joined 39 other former research chimps who call the 236-acre sanctuary home. Precious, 28, who suffers with chronic kidney disease, Jill 28, and Jurita and Jamie, both 29, are the oldest chimpanzees to date that have retired to Project Chimps.
Retired Lab Chimps Find an Unlikely Sanctuary in Central Washington
The expanding Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest near Cle Elum offers a humane future for our closest nonhuman relatives. Scroll down for a great video!
Too Frail To Retire? Humans Ponder The Fate Of Research Chimps
The retirement of research chimps has reached its endgame — and this final stage is proving to be unexpectedly challenging.