Argentinian Zoo Orangutan Granted ‘Non-Human Personhood’ Relocated to New Sanctuary Home
The famous orangutan was granted basic rights, such as life, freedom and a premise of “no harm” in an unprecedented ruling in 2015.
Sandra the Orangutan, Freed from a Zoo After Being Granted ‘Personhood,’ Settles into her New Home
A 33-year-old orangutan who was granted ‘legal personhood’ in Argentina has been relocated to a new home in Wauchula, Florida. Patti Ragan, director of the Center for Great Apes where Sandra the orangutan is now living, told CNN she has been “inquisitive, calm, engaged and interested in her new surroundings” since her arrival.
Orangutan Granted ‘Personhood’ Settles into New Florida Home
A 33-year-old orangutan granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina is settling into her new surroundings at the Center for Great Apes in central Florida.
‘I Think This is a Huge Victory’: Ruling in Argentina Opens Door to Granting Apes Personhood
Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold, an alternate on NAPSA’s Steering Committee, weighs in on the recent arrival of Sandra the orangutan to Center for Great Apes.
Orangutan Granted Legal Personhood Moves to Florida
An orangutan granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina is now hanging in Florida. Sandra, who is 33, was born in Germany and spent 25 years at the at the Buenos Aires Zoo before arriving at the Center for Great Apes in the Sunshine State.
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.
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.”
Southwest Florida’s Center for Great Apes Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
The Wauchula sanctuary is home to 52 chimpanzees and orangutans.
Bubbles The Chimp… Living Out Retirement on The Suncoast
He was one of the most famous chimpanzees in entertainment history. Bubbles, the chimp, rose to stardom as the pet of the late pop star Michael Jackson. As Bubbles grew older and stronger, he was retired from showbiz and now, at the age of 34, lives out his days with other chimps at the Center for Great Apes sanctuary in Wauchula.
You Can “Adopt An Ape” on the Suncoast
Watch the video that explores how for over 24 years, the Center for Great Apes sanctuary in Wauchula has been taking in chimps and orangutans and nursing the animals back to both physical and mental health after years in the entertainment business, research laboratories, and in private homes as pets. They currently offer a symbolic “Adopt An Ape” program for either a monthly or annual rate that goes toward the costs of food, medical care, and habitat maintenance.
Walk for the Apes 2018 – 5K Walk & Concert
For the first time ever in Miami, the community is coming together to walk against the human negligence of great apes. Walkers will be able to take part in this historical animal advocacy movement on its first year of inception. They will not only be the voice against the abuse of chimpanzees and orangutans, but also will raise funds for the Center for Great Apes, a 501c nonprofit founded in Miami.