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Chimp Attack

Calculated Risk: Wild Dogs, Caged Monkeys and... Texting?

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Sometimes it works to take a calculated risk. Sometimes it doesn't. The challenge is to decide when you can't be wrong.

Chimps Who Attacked Texas Student To Live

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 09.02.2012 | College

JOHANNESBURG — Two adult chimpanzees that viciously attacked a U.S. student at a primate sanctuary in South Africa were defending their territor...

Texas Grad Student Mauled By Chimps Knew The Risks

AP | LINDA STEWART BALL | Posted 09.02.2012 | Green

DALLAS (AP) — An American anthropology student attacked by chimps he was studying in South Africa knew primate research was not without risks. But a...

Doctors Offer Update On Texas Student's Condition After Chimp Attack

AP | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green

JOHANNESBURG -- Doctors are reporting improvement in the condition of an American graduate student attacked by chimps he was studying in South Africa....

Man In Critical Care After Chimp Drags Him Under Electrified Fence And Attacks

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 08.30.2012 | Green

JOHANNESBURG — In the six years he's managed a sanctuary for abused and orphaned chimpanzees, South African conservationist Eugene Cussons is fr...

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...

Guerilla Chimp's Sneaky Behavior Sparks Scientific Debate

| Michael Balter | Posted 05.11.2012 | Science

Three years ago, a stone-throwing chimpanzee named Santino jolted the research community by providing some of the strongest evidence yet that nonhuma...

Charla Nash, Chimp Attack Victim, Evaluated For Face Transplant

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut woman mauled and blinded by a chimpanzee is undergoing a preliminary evaluation to determine if she is a potent...

Chimp Attack Cop's PTSD Claim Denied After Shooting Animal

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A police officer who shot and killed a chimpanzee last year after it mauled a woman has been denied a claim for workers' comp...

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...

Help Charla Nash, Woman Whose Face Was Mauled By Chimpanzee

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Oprah viewers were stunned Wednesday to see the face of Charla Nash, a 56-year-old woman whose face was mauled by a friend's chimpanzee in February. N...

Charla Nash, Chimp Attack Victim, Shows Face On "Oprah" (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.12.2011 | Media

Charla Nash, the Connecticut woman mauled by a 200 pound chimpanzee in February, appeared on "Oprah" Wednesday to reveal her face and share heartbreak...

Travis The Chimp On Xanax When He Went On Rampage

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A chimpanzee that mauled a Connecticut woman had the anti-anxiety drug Xanax in its system, according to toxicology tests, bu...

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...

Charla Nash, Travis The Chimp Attack Victim, May Have Brain Damage

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut woman mauled by a chimpanzee two weeks ago lost her hands, nose, lips and eyelids and may be blind and sufferin...

Sandra Herold Now Says She Never Gave Her Chimp Xanax

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFEREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

STAMFORD, Conn. — As authorities considered criminal charges, the woman whose 200-pound domesticated chimpanzee went berserk and mauled a friend...