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Research Chimps

Retired Research Chimps Are Really Enjoying Their New Home

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.30.2014 | Science

Meet Mason. He's only 5, but already, he seems to be quite the "ladies' man." “He likes to play with the other girls,” Mark Lewis, an animal c...

Feds To Retire Most Research Chimps

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 08.26.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON -- It's official: The National Institutes of Health plans to end most use of chimpanzees in government medical research, saying humans' clo...

Research 'Retirees' Settle In At New Home

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 02.20.2013 | Science

KEITHVILLE, La. -- For the first time in their lives, four aging chimpanzees once used in federal research can go outside whenever they like. They can...

Lab Chimps Should Be Retired, Committee Says

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 03.25.2013 | Science

NEW ORLEANS — Chimpanzees who have spent their lives in U.S. research labs being prodded, poked and tested may be headed for retirement in a lea...