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Trump's Behavior Similar To Male Chimpanzee, Says Jane Goodall

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump’s antics remind famed anthropologist Jane Goodall of the primates she spent decades studying in the wild. “In many ways the performan...

Putting Your Self(ie) And Animals At Risk

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 07.14.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

Wild animals are not novelties, are not safe for human interaction, do not exist to entertain us, and belong in the wild. Period.

Republican Who Campared Obama to Chimp Resigns

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.08.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Linda Sorenson took the advice of Delta County (Colorado) Sheriff Fred McKee and resigned last week as chair of the Delta County Republican Party. S...

This Lawyer Is Fighting To Give Chimpanzees Legal Rights

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Humans have been performing tests on chimpanzees for decades, subjecting them to experiments that involve infectious diseases, brain and organ removal...

It's Not That Trump Is an Alpha Male...

John C. Wathey | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
John C. Wathey

...It's That He's So Little Else Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images True to their primate heritage, people are easily seduced by conf...

Republican Official: "I Really Don't Care if People Are Offended by It"

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.26.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Delta County Republican Chair Linda Sorenson shared an image on her Facebook page last week depicting Ronald Reagan nursing a chimpanzee. The photo is...

How Political Elections Mirror Chimpanzee Behavior

Quora | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics

How does human political scheming and posturing mirror chimpanzee behavior? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compell...

Chimp Escapes From Zoo, Eludes Capture By Climbing Electrical Pole

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 04.14.2016 | Weird News

A chimpanzee named Chacha danced around authorities on Thursday during a two-hour escape from a zoo in Japan. The male chimp broke out of the Yagiyama...

A Tiny Troll Doll Is The Only Friend This Chimp Has

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.19.2015 | Green

Foxie gave birth again and again, but all four of her babies, including a set of twins, were taken away from her just after being born....

NIH Retires The Last Of Its Research Chimps

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.19.2015 | Science

Two years after retiring most of its research chimpanzees, the National Institutes of Health has announced that it’s closing the doors on its entire...

Rejected Baby Chimp Travels Hundreds Of Miles To Meet Surrogate Mom

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.07.2015 | Green

A zoo in Baltimore and another in Florida are working together to unite a rejected baby chimpanzee with a surrogate mom. Keeva was born at The Mar...

Arin Greenwood

Wait, Did A Court Just Recognize Chimpanzees As 'Legal Persons'? | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.21.2015 | Green

Lawyers suing for the freedom of two chimpanzees used in biomedical research are celebrating a court order issued on Monday. But some legal profession...

Jane Goodall Shows John Oliver How To Eat A Banana Chimp-Style

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 11.03.2014 | Science

Having worked with chimps for over 50 years, Jane Goodall is more than comfortable hanging out with primates -- and it turns out she can hold her own ...

An Exclusive Video Interview With Charla Nash

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

She's a remarkable woman with an incredible spirit, and someone who wants to be known not just as a victim, but primarily as an agent of change and reform.

What Music Do Animals Like?

Trevor Cox | Posted 08.27.2014 | Science
Trevor Cox

Research published today by the American Psychological Association has shown that chimpanzees prefer listening to West African akan and North Indian raga over listening to silence. What does this say about the evolutionary purpose of music?

We'd Like You To Meet The Gentleman Chimpanzee

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

We'd like you to meet Joe Mendi, the gentleman chimpanzee. He was quite the dashing fellow in the 1920s. Joe Mendi, the gentleman chimpanzee, steps...

LOOK: Baby Chimp Loves Her Mom

Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

She's less than a month old, but new baby chimp Zuhuru is already happy to hug it out with her mom. Born at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Mich., i...

Rare Chimps & Possible New Fish Species Face Bulldozers in Cameroon

Kat Clark | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green
Kat Clark

If you think "biodiversity hotspot" sounds like a science class or a commercial for a vacation destination, imagine this instead: The chimps living on land that Herakles Farms hopes to "develop" have as many forest friends as The Jungle Book's Mowgli.

Captive Chimpanzees May Get New Protections

| Posted 06.12.2013 | Green

By John R. Platt: (click here for original article) A long-in-place loophole that exempted captive-bred chimpanzees from the full protections of t...

Puzzle Study Spotlights Chimp, Human Similarities

Posted 02.25.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/23/2013 08:54 PM EST on LiveScience Chimpanzees don't need to be rewarded for playin...

Chimp Tops Humans In Key Mental Test

Posted 02.17.2013 | Science

By: Douglas Main Published: 02/16/2013 03:58 PM EST on LiveScience Boston — Chimpanzees may have more smarts than humans, at least regarding sho...

Chimp Loves Her Porn

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.15.2013 | Weird News

No family-friendly shows for this gal. A female chimpanzee at the Seville Zoo in Spain watched porn every chance she got, primatologist Pablo Herrero...

'Joking Is in My Blood'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.16.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a frequent blood donor and a proud member of the Gallon Club, which has nothing to do with my weekend beer consumption, I have often wondered if the people who get my blood suffer from terrible side effects like telling stupid jokes and growing a mustache.

'Genius' Chimp Puzzles Scientists

Posted 08.31.2012 | Science

by Sarah C. P. Williams on 28 August 2012, 3:05 PM Natasha, a chimp at the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Uganda, has always seemed differe...

The Benefits of Studying Chimpanzees

William T. Talman, MD | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science
William T. Talman, MD

Because of the continued debate over the scientific use of chimpanzees, the eminent Institute of Medicine (IOM) in the United States recently assessed the necessity of studying chimpanzees in biomedical research.