Some of NIH’s Chimpanzees Will Not Retire to a Sanctuary as Planned
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) will not be retiring all of its chimpanzees to Chimp Haven, as it originally pledged to do. Nearly four dozen chimps at a biomedical primate facility in New Mexico will remain there because they are too old and sick to move, he said, although scientific studies of them have ended.
Orangutan with Human Rights to Begin New Life in Florida
An orangutan who spent 20 years in an Argentine zoo is being moved to Center for Great Apes after being granted the same legal rights as humans.
Argentine Orangutan Sandra to Head to US Great Ape Sanctuary
The unstimulating, solitary life of Sandra, a 33-year-old orangutan with gentle eyes and dark-red hair, will take a turn Thursday when she leaves Buenos Aires for the United States. After a quarantine period in Kansas, she is expected to become the new resident of the Center for Great Apes in Florida, a sanctuary much better suited to her needs.
Chimp Haven Reaches Milestone with Expansion Project
Chimp Haven has reached a milestone as it makes room for former research chimpanzees still awaiting sanctuary retirement.
Chimp Haven Continues to Expand
Chimp Haven has reached an exciting milestone as it makes room for former research chimpanzees still awaiting sanctuary retirement.
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.”
You Can Have Lunch At This Hidden Primate Sanctuary In North Florida
Whether you have plans or not this summer, you must add monkeying around to your bucket list. One of the largest primate sanctuaries is located in Florida where rehabilitated, retired, and ex-pet monkeys live together.
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.
Chimpanzee Sanctuary Hoping to Expand and Provide Homes for More Animals
Approximately 435 chimps are still stuck in labs with nowhere else to go. The only viable option is a sanctuary. Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest is one of only six facilities in the country with full accreditation to house the chimps with adequate food, space and medical care. Right now they have an amazing group known as the Cle Elum 7: Foxy, Jamie, Annie, Negra, Jody, Missy and Burrito. CSNW invited KIRO in to show them how resilient these chimps are, and they spoke about their plans to expand in a big, bold way.
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.
Project Chimps Showcases Sanctuary Through Eyes of Inhabitants With Adventure Maps
The organization partnered with ad agency Huge to raise awareness of the home to former research chimps.
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.