NAPSA in the News

Featured: Kareen from Project Chimps | Photo by: Fred Rubio

NAPSA is proud to share the collective expertise of its members in national and global news media.

Rescued Chimpanzees and Orangutans

Patti Ragan skillfully maneuvers a golf cart along narrow twisting paths through the heavily wooded Center for Great Apes.

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30 Year Wait Over As International Community Rallies to Protect Monkey Species

For the first time in 30 years, increasing the protection for a monkey species will finally be discussed by the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

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Retired Lab Chimps Experience New Life at Project Chimps Sanctuary

A Georgia sanctuary for chimps, called Project Chimps, have recently welcomed a group of nine retired lab chimpanzees into their new home.

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Endangered Chimps Retire from Medical Research and Get Fancy New Home

A group of nine female chimpanzees just took a 16-hour road trip of a lifetime.

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Beloved Blue Rocks Cowboy Monkey Rodeo Riles PETA

Monkey see, monkey do, monkey cause PR nightmare.

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Controversial Plan Would Send Lab Chimps to Unaccredited Zoo

A U.S. research center’s plan to ship seven lab chimpanzees to an unaccredited zoo in England is facing a legal challenge that tests the limits of the Endangered Species Act and raises questions about how research animals should be treated when they are retired.

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Lars Larson Northwest Podcast

Chimps Inc’s history is featured. Update: This is an archived article. As of July 1, 2018, Chimps Inc is no longer a member of NAPSA.

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Zoo Stands by Decision to Kill Gorilla Amid Activists’ Outcry

Animal behaviorists and advocates say it wasn’t clear if a western lowland gorilla was poised to harm a 4-year-old boy who entered his exhibit before the gorilla was shot dead by Cincinnati Zoo staff, a decision the zoo defended yesterday amid a vigil and social media outcry.

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Prosecutor: Cops to Probe Boy’s Fall into Gorilla Pit

NAPSA’s Program Manager Erika Fleury was interviewed live on CNN regarding the tragic circumstances of Harambe the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Cincinnati Zoo Mayhem

The horrifying tragedy that occurred yesterday at Cincinnati Zoo, is leaving the public fuming mad at the parents of the baby Isaiah, who fell 10-12ft into a moat in the Gorilla Exhibit on May 29, 2016.

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Monkey Lobby: Love Monkeys from Afar

Justin Beiber told GQ’s Caity Weaver the tragic saga of his pet monkey.

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Guest Blog: Will USFWS Give Promised Protections to Captive Chimpanzees?

In 2015 for the first time, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) recognized captive chimpanzees in the USA as belonging to an “endangered” species. Conservationists rejoiced at the promise of extra protection for these apes.

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