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.
Dr. Jane Goodall Endorses Move of Waystation Chimps to Sanctuaries
World-renowned ethologist and activist Dr. Jane Goodall released a video announcing her unequivocal support of NAPSA’s Chimpanzees in Need campaign.
Orangutan With Legal Personhood Settles In At Florida Sanctuary
The orangutan Sandra, the first great ape ever to receive legal personhood status, is setting in to new life at Center for Great Apes.
Prime Mates Podcast, Episode 38: Hollywood’s Primates: Where Are They Now? (with NAPSA’s Erika Fleury)
What happens when Hollywood’s monkeys and apes retire? Comedian Matt Stewart talks to NAPSA’s Program Director Erika Fleury to find out!
Rescued Chimpanzees and Orangutans
Patti Ragan founded the Center for Great Apes near Wauchula, Fla., which has become a model for ape sanctuaries across the US.
Happy Father’s Day to These Amazing Primate Dads
Now, let’s hear it for the boys: the alpha males, the dads, the males who spent years in biomedical research laboratories, the entertainment industry, and the pet trade before arriving in North American primate sanctuaries. Update: This is an archived article. As of July 1, 2018, Chimps Inc is no longer a member of NAPSA.
Former Captive Primates Rediscover the Joys of Motherhood
Not surprisingly, nonhuman primates have the same desire to nurture and raise their babies as human mothers. Unfortunately chimpanzees, orangutans, and monkeys living in captivity rarely have the opportunity to exhibit their natural behaviors and nurture, feed, and care for their children.
Chimp-Painted Art is Expressive, Even When Painted by Tongue
The Humane Society of the United States enlisted six member organizations of the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance, and asked if a chimp at each facility would create and submit a piece of art. Modern, impressionist, abstract expressionist, still life with banana. It was their prerogative. Update: This is an archived article. As of July 1, 2018, Chimps Inc. is no longer a member of NAPSA.