Chimp Haven Fosters a New Beginning for Two Staff Members Who Met & Fell in Love at the Louisiana Sanctuary
Chimp Haven is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the life and happiness of chimpanzees in the U.S. Its 200-acre property in Louisiana currently houses over 270 chimps who are cared for by a team of passionate animal lovers. Since its founding in 2005, Chimp Haven has made a difference in many lives by fostering a joyful environment. For instance, Rebekah and Mark met while caring for chimpanzees at Chimp Haven, and they later got married at the sanctuary.
A Safe Place to Land
Retired research chimps find sanctuary in Morganton, Georgia.
Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Cle Elum Gives Chimps a Second Chance at Life
Seven chimps at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest spend most of their free time swinging around, playing with dolls, and going on long walks. “They are able to come to a sanctuary and get to experience things they have never experienced before,” said Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest Co-Director Diana Goodrich. Click the link for video and more!
Chimp Haven Prepares for First Chimpanzee Discovery Day of 2019
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Chimp Haven takes a look back at all of their surprise babies
Chimp Haven was built to provide a retirement home for chimpanzees who have spent their lives living in research laboratories. The natural environment allows them the freedom to live in social groups, sleep and eat when they want to and play around. But that playing around has had some surprising results, in the form of unexpected pregnancies.
Sanctuary Celebrates Chimp Love Stories with Valentine’s Day Cards Dedicated to the Cutest Couples
Chimp Haven celebrated the many relationships between its chimpanzees for Valentine’s Day.
Local Chimp Sanctuary Inches Closer to Fundraising Goal for Expansion Project
As Chimp Haven prepares to open up for their first Discovery Day of 2019, they’re also in the middle of a multi-million dollar expansion project.
$2 M Donation Means More Chimps En Route to Chimp Haven
More than 200 chimpanzees still living in research facilities are now one step closer to sanctuary retirement thanks to a $2 million donation to Chimp Haven, the national chimpanzee sanctuary in Louisiana.
10-Year-Old Devotes Free Time to Raising Thousands for Animal Rescues Through Lemonade Stands
Disaster led 10-year-old Frannie of Missouri City, Texas, to something magical. After Hurricane Harvey hit the area Frannie called home — forcing her and her family to evacuate for five days — the compassionate child wanted to find a way to help her neighbors and all of those affected by the natural disaster.
Project Chimps: Protecting our Primate Pals Who Once Lived in a Lab
In 2015, the government decided to stop testing on all chimpanzees. But where did those animals go? One location is less than two hours from Chattanooga in Fannin County, Georgia. The chimps used to live in a lab. Now, they live in the quiet Blue Ridge Mountains on 6 acres of land.
Former Nicotine Research Monkeys Now at Primate Sanctuary
The nicotine addiction study by the FDA started in 2014, but was suspended last year after the agency learned four research monkeys had died.
Monkeys Join Gainesville Sanctuary After Lives in the Lab
About two dozen squirrel monkeys that have spent their lives in cages as test subjects in nicotine addiction research are now away from the lab and transitioning to the open skies at Gainesville’s Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary.