Gifted Students Work with Project Chimps
For the last few months, Cherokee County, North Carolina’s Academically and Intellectually Gifted students have been partnering with Project Chimps.
How To Overcome Doubters And Prove Your Credibility
Veterinary medicine is one of the whitest professions. Nearly all — 95.2% of veterinarians — were white, according to the 2014 Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity report by the Bureau of Labor. No surprise that as a female African American, Raven Jackson-Jewett didn’t feel she was taken seriously when she became a veterinarian. Jackson-Jewett overcame this perception to establish herself as an expert in the treatment of chimpanzees.
Turmoil Behind Primate Power Struggles Often Overlooked by Researchers
The social life of chimpanzees and macaques is more complicated than previous studies suggest.
Sue Perkins and the Chimp Sanctuary Review – Cruelty, Survival and Plenty of Tears
A moving tale of mistreatment – from the chimpanzee infected with HIV in a lab to another kept locked in a garage for 15 years – with the presenter and keen animal lover.
72 Dangerous Animals: Latin America
The capuchin monkey is deemed the second most dangerous animal in Latin America, beat only by the jaguar. This includes footage and interviews shot at Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary.
A History of Chimps in Medical Research
A unique timeline presents important events in the history of chimpanzee medical research, and its ending.
Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest Allows Students to Continue Hands-On Chimp Interaction
Two years ago, Central was one of two universities in the world that had chimpanzees on campus. However, that changed in 2013, when the chimps moved to the Fauna Foundation. Adjustments had to be made after the chimps’ departure. Now, graduate students have the opportunity to work with seven chimps at the Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest (CSN), just twenty minutes away in Cle Elum.
Chimpanzee Experience Continues Long After Famous CWU Chimps Have Left
It’s been almost two years since the last two chimpanzees were moved from the world famous Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute at Central Washington University. But that hasn’t stopped students from getting some one-on-one experience with chimps.
Mary Lee Jensvold
Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold has dedicated her career to studying communication in chimpanzees.
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