The Center For Great Apes, A Local And Non Profit Home For Primates
The Center for Great Apes has rescued 62 apes, and believes “every ape is important.”
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.
Lab Monkeys Get Second Chance at Life, Thanks to Florida Woman
Kari Bagnall’s Gainesville home has grown into a monkey paradise. The property has primates of all sorts, including marmosets, tamarins and capuchins. Kari’s a mom of sorts to hundreds of rescued primates. Over half the monkeys at her Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary were brought in from research labs. They were involved in everything from nicotine and cocaine studies to research on vocal cords and cognitive functions.
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.
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.
Southwest Florida’s Center for Great Apes Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
The Wauchula sanctuary is home to 52 chimpanzees and orangutans.
Latest AJC Podcast Takes You Behind the Scenes at Project Chimps Sanctuary
This week’s podcast is all about Project Chimps, a 236-acre property in Morganton, Georgia on the site of the former Dewar Wildlife facility, which housed gorillas until 2015. 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.
Lone Star Adventure: Discovery Days at Chimp Haven
At the link is a great video explaining how Chimp Haven staff care for the 269 chimpanzees at its sanctuary.
Retired Chimpanzees and Billionaire Donors: A Philanthropy Love Story
Of all the causes philanthropy takes up, donors and fundraisers are often most effective when it comes to filling in a super-specific gap—tackling a finite problem that falls outside of normal funding channels. That’s especially the case when there’s an important, and even heartwarming outcome donors can witness.
Retired Lab Chimps Find an Unlikely Sanctuary in Central Washington
The expanding Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest near Cle Elum offers a humane future for our closest nonhuman relatives. Scroll down for a great video!
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.