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Chimpanzee

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, ste...

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...

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...

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.

Las Vegas Chimp Shot Dead Was 'Angry Young Adult, Full Of Testosterone'

AP | By KEN RITTER | Posted 07.14.2012 | Crime

LAS VEGAS -- Poker pro Lee Watkinson put up the money and girlfriend Timmi De Rosa gave her heart to an effort to rescue two adult chimpanzees that ha...

Around The World In 10 Photos

Posted 07.07.2012 | World

From Argentina to Zimbabwe, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across th...

Free the Rockville 15!

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 09.03.2012 | Green
Elizabeth Kucinich

We need to communicate with Dr Francis Collins, Director of the NIH, to ask him to intervene to have the Rockville 15 released to sanctuary, rather than warehoused in a laboratory at taxpayers' expense.

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...

What the Chimps of Gombe Taught Me About Parenting

John Crocker | Posted 07.01.2012 | Parents
John Crocker

As a family doctor and the father of two boys, I realize each day how much these chimps living in remote valleys along the shores of Lake Tanganyika taught me about parenting and healing.

Joanna Zelman

How To Chase Chimps Through A Rainforest With A Camera And Face Mask

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

Chasing chimpanzees up to 15 miles per day through a dense African forest, fighting thick vines and torrential rain, and donning a face mask and big r...

Chimpanzee -- A Disney Film Well-Worth Seeing!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Narrated by Tim Allen, Chimpanzee is the story of a lovable young chimpanzee, Oscar, who -- deep in the forest in Africa -- is living with his family, mom Isha and the group's savvy leaer, Freddie.

Review: Disneynature's Chimpanzee, at Home in the Cote d'Ivoire

Carole Mallory | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Watching a giant chimpanzee named Freddie groom his tiny son, Oscar, is one of the highlights of the Disneynature film Chimpanzee. By unfolding each s...

Movie Review: Chimpanzee

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A film that took more than four years and an extravagant amount of luck to make, Chimpanzee is an exceptional wildlife movie that should hold the interest of viewers from youngest to oldest.

Stars Come Out To Support Jane Goodall & 'Chimpanzee'

Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment

Some of Hollywood's most famous faces -- including Natalie Portman, Dave Matthews and Mariska Hargitay -- joined chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall to cel...

Scientists Discover Strange Link Between Chimps And Toddlers

Posted 04.13.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/12/2012 12:26 PM EDT on LiveScience Chimps and toddlers rely on the "wisdom of t...