Life Outside the Lab: Inside Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest
Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest sits at the base of a forested hill off Highway 10 in Cle Elum. The seven chimps in the sanctuary came here from a biomedical facility in Pennsylvania in 2008. All of them were used in labs to test hepatitis vaccines. Some started out as pets or were used in the entertainment industry, while others were captured in Africa when they were just babies.
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.
Monkeys Ready to Go Home After Irma
A local news crew visited Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary in the days after Hurricane Irma, to assess the damage to the property and see how the monkeys fared in their indoor safety spots.
The Nature of Things: Safe Haven for Chimps
Chimpanzees are our closest living relatives; it’s a well-known fact. But what does that really mean?
Monkey Attacks Around The World
A monkey uprising? Planet of the apes … in real life? In Saudi Arabia and in Indonesia there have been reports of groups of monkeys attacking villages.
Fire at the Sanctuary of the Apes
Before the Cle Elum forest fire destroyed 60 homes, it took aim at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.
Chimpanzee Sanctuary Just Barely Survives Kittitas Wildfire
Firefighters on the scene of a destructive wildfire in central Washington were hoping to make major progress toward containment of the blaze.