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!
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.
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.
County Fairground’s Animal Act Restriction Postponed, Includes Ban on Non-human Primates
Alachua County commissioners are postponing the creation of stricter animal act regulations for the county’s fairgrounds.
Orangutan Rescued From Cruel Life in Entertainment …Taking a Bath
Chuckie, a rescued orangutan was born at the Memphis Zoo, but because he was a hybrid mix between Bornean and Sumatran orangutans, he was sold to a dealer and then a circus trainer.
The Ugly Truth Behind This ‘Cute’ Video of Orangutan with Tiger Cubs
Social media has been all abuzz in recent days over a new video showing a young orangutan who’s taken it upon himself to “babysit” a group of little tiger cubs. But while this easy internet fodder certainly has an irresistible appeal on its surface, one needn’t dig too deep to realize that it’s not really cute at all. In fact, it’s actually quite saddening.
They’ve lived difficult lives: apes forced to perform at shows, or kept as exotic pets, then abandoned. But one Florida sanctuary is giving them a second chance.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Monkey Business Sparks Online Petition
Animal rights activists have a message for Disney when it comes to the upcoming “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”: Don’t monkey around.
Jessamine Primate Group Tells Cameron Crowe to Stop Using Monkeys in Films
Please, no more monkey business.
How ‘Chimpus Commercialus’ Went from Ad Star to Endangered Species
Pressure from animal-rights groups has agencies pledging not to use great apes for ad entertainment