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Chimpanzee Attack

Chimp Attack Victim Faults State Officials

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for a Connecticut woman severely disfigured in a chimpanzee attack have filed papers accusing state officials of fail...

Chimpanzee Habitat Re-Opens After Baby Chimp Killing

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 08.27.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The chimpanzee habitat at the Los Angeles Zoo was open for visitors Wednesday, a day after a baby chimp was killed by an adult mal...

Adult Chimpanzees Kill Baby Chimp At LA Zoo

AP | Posted 08.26.2012 | Los Angeles

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- A baby chimpanzee was killed by an adult male chimpanzee inside their exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo on Tuesday ...

WATCH: Meredith Vieira Gets A New Exclusive With Charla Nash

Posted 11.21.2011 | Media

Charla Nash, the Connecticut woman who was brutally attacked by a 200-pound chimpanzee, showed off her new face on Monday. The press has been foll...

Charla Nash Sandra Herold Won't Be Charged In Chimpa Attack

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

STAMFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut woman who owned a chimpanzee that mauled and blinded a woman won't be charged because there's no evidence she kn...

Chimp Attack Victim's Family Seeks $50M In Damages

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

STAMFORD, Conn. — The family of a woman mauled by a chimpanzee filed a lawsuit seeking $50 million in damages against the primate's owner, sayin...

Moving the Ball Forward for Primates, Polar Bears

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

The federal government took two major steps today to protect wild animals from cruelty and abuse. The government clearly has a key role to play when it comes to animal conservation.

Chimp Attack Spurs 'Primates As Pets' Legislation

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ben Smith at Politico has the following press release today, regarding new 'primates as pets' legislation being introduced in the aftermath of Travis ...

Chimp Cartoon Writes NY Post Editor's Obit

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

The fact that Col Allan is now being hung out to dry, and his obituary written, over a cartoon, is more mind blowing to Allan than to anyone else.

A Step Toward Human and Primate Safety

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Primates pose serious risks; they can transmit diseases, and inflict serious physical harm. These risks are increased by interstate transport of the animals.

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: February 20, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you've spent any time in the Federal bureaucracy - or just a half-hour in the basement of the General Services Administration building - you know: ...

Jason Linkins

Sean Delonas: A Study In 'Hack' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I've received some requests, asking after my opinion on the whole Sean Delonas/chimpanzee cartoon issue. Well, to put it simply, I think that Daniel ...

How the New York Post Monkey Cartoon Should've Looked

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Camp


It's Not Just Chimps: Americans Have 7,000 Pet Tigers

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Keith Thomson

The Captive Wild Animal Protection Coalition estimates that as many as 7,000 tigers are currently kept as pets in the United States--that's more tigers than currently inhabit all the wilds of Asia.

Sandra Herold, Chimp Owner, Interviewed About Attack (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sandra Herold, owner of Travis the chimp, the chimpanzee who was killed by police after mauling a woman and nearly killing her, is speaking out about ...

It's Not What You Say, It's What They Hear: Why the NY Post Is Wrong Without Being Wrong

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Maslansky

If the NY Post wanted to run something funny and timely, they missed the mark. If they wanted something controversial - kudos to them for doing it exactly right.

Monkey Business: Travis the Celebrity Chimpanzee Attacks!!!

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

It's an old Hollywood cliché: failed and embittered childhood actor grows up and, no longer embraced by the establishment, acts out by viciously masticating an innocent woman's hold on.

Travis The Chimp Shot Dead After Attacking Woman, Leaving Her Badly Mauled (VIDEO)

AP | STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***UPDATE*** 11:19 pm The Stamford Police have released the frantic 911 call Sandra Herold made after her chimpanzee began his violent rampage. List...

Jason Linkins

Sirota, Silver Debate Devolves Into Petty Name-Calling | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ugh. This is the sort of day that it's been, that I've found myself slogging through the two sides of a terrifically boring blogfight between Open Le...