Local Chimp Sanctuary Inches Closer to Fundraising Goal for Expansion Project
As Chimp Haven prepares to open up for their first Discovery Day of 2019, they’re also in the middle of a multi-million dollar expansion project.
$2 M Donation Means More Chimps En Route to Chimp Haven
More than 200 chimpanzees still living in research facilities are now one step closer to sanctuary retirement thanks to a $2 million donation to Chimp Haven, the national chimpanzee sanctuary in Louisiana.
These Retired Research Chimps Find New Home at Louisiana Sanctuary
In 2015, the National Institute of Health announced they will no longer support biomedical research on chimpanzees. In this Sunday Spotlight, TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer visits the Louisiana sanctuary where these aging primates get to retire.
How To Overcome Doubters And Prove Your Credibility
Veterinary medicine is one of the whitest professions. Nearly all — 95.2% of veterinarians — were white, according to the 2014 Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity report by the Bureau of Labor. No surprise that as a female African American, Raven Jackson-Jewett didn’t feel she was taken seriously when she became a veterinarian. Jackson-Jewett overcame this perception to establish herself as an expert in the treatment of chimpanzees.
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.
Chimpanzee Love: Chimp Haven Provides Sanctuary and Care for Retired Primates
Everyone deserves a comfortable retirement, and the chimpanzees who call Chimp Haven home perhaps deserve it more than most.
Maranda at Work: Caring for Chimpanzees
Founded over ten years ago, Chimp Haven is a place where chimps who have been used for research or as pets come to retire. But with over 200 chimps living at Chimp Haven who cares for them all? One of those employees is a veterinary technician.
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.
‘Vast Majority’ of NIH Chimps to be Moved to Retirement Sanctuary, Agency Says
The National Institutes of Health plans to move the “vast majority” of its chimpanzees formerly used for research to a sanctuary in Louisiana.
Too Frail To Retire? Humans Ponder The Fate Of Research Chimps
The retirement of research chimps has reached its endgame — and this final stage is proving to be unexpectedly challenging.
Hundreds of Chimps at the NIH Await Retirement. This Senator Wants to Help
Senators Bill Cassidy and Tom Udall are trying to help hundreds of chimpanzees enjoy an easy retirement at Chimp Haven.
Lincoln Park Zoo Partners With Chimp Haven — A Place Where Chimps Can Get Out of Their Lab Cages and Live Free
The collaboration between the two institutions, is considered to be groundbreaking.