Hollywood Legend Doris Day Leaves a Legacy in East Texas
Noelle Almrud, of NAPSA’s Steering Committee and Director of Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, was interviewed by KYTX CBS19.
New Life for Former Research Chimps
Under an agreement with University of Louisiana-Lafayette New Iberia Research Center (NIRC), Project Chimps, which is accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, will soon be home to more than 200 chimps that have been retired from research. “What is different about their lives here than their lives in a research setting is they have more choices about where they go, what they do and who they associate with,” said Project Chimps spokeswoman Leslie Wade.
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 other chimps at the Center for Great Apes sanctuary in Wauchula.
Bubbles Surfaces in Florida!
Michael Jackson’s pet chimp is enjoying his retirement in Florida but hates his picture being taken (and can you blame him?)
Michael Jackson’s Pet Chimp, Bubbles, is Living Out his Twilight Years in Florida
Bubbles plows a big blue bucket along the border of his enclosure, tracing an invisible line. His fleshy feet thud against the concrete path. “He’s just letting us know he’s here,” one of his caretakers says. Bubbles is behind a steel-wire fence with the rest of the apes. “He’s big,” she adds, “but he’s a sweetie.”
94WIP Finds Safe Willing Home for Dez Bryant’s Monkey
PETA has asked for the capuchin monkey to be transferred to a sanctuary and Kari Bagnall, founder and executive director of Jungle Friends Primates Sanctuary in Gainesville, Florida says she would be happy to care for Bryant’s monkey.
Sanctuary Spotlight: Center for Great Apes
We’ve probably all seen them on television or in movies—adorable chimpanzees who walk into a scene smiling and childlike, dressed up in cute clothing, appealing to audiences with their charm and human-like qualities. The entertainment industry capitalizes on this: but really, chimps are wild animals, and many of these “screen stars” are taken from their mothers too soon, and go on to live miserable lives.
Jessamine Primate Group Tells Cameron Crowe to Stop Using Monkeys in Films
Please, no more monkey business.