Chimpanzee Leads Primates Towards Human Rights

Chimpanzee Leads Primates Towards Human Rights

In a bizarre case for human rights, a chimpanzee leads the way for primates to earn the rights, and towards a real life Planet of the Apes. Maybe not the world depicted in the 1960’s Charlton Heston classic film, but Tommy, a 26-year-old chimpanzee is heading into an upstate New York courtroom to fight for human […]

Chimpanzees Released From Government Research Facility [Video]

Chimpanzees Released From Government Research Facility [Video]

The most recent wave of government research chimpanzees was released from The New Iberia Research Center last week. The Louisiana lab has been working with the Chimp Haven Sanctuary since 2012 in coordinating the retirement of the 110 chimps. In 2011, President Obama signed a bill into law which called for almost 90 percent of […]

Chimpanzee Gestures Aid in Communication for Foraging Food

Chimpanzee Gestures Aid in Communication for Foraging Food

A new research study has established that chimpanzees can use hand gestures to aid in communication for foraging food. The research was performed by scientists working at Georgia State University’s (GSU’s) Language Research Center, and followed the actions of two language-trained chimps; the findings were published in the journal Nature Communications, entitled Chimpanzees Modify Intentional […]