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# chimps - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Boy who was mauled by chimps to have face rebuilt in US hospital

It’s hoped the 8-year-old will once again be able to open and close his mouth, and eat and talk properly.

# chimps - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

# chimps - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

A New York judge may have just recognised two chimps as legal persons

A university has been ordered to appear in court to provide a legally sufficient reason for detaining the two chimpanzees.

# chimps - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo Monkey Business

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo

The zoo has denied reports that female chimps were using contraceptives.

# chimps - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

'Chimps are people too' US court told

Three courts in New York are being asked to recognize four chimps as “legal persons” with fundamental rights.

# chimps - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

US wildlife agency to list all chimpanzees as endangered

The move, hailed by primatologists, would afford all chimpanzees protected status and affect their use in medical research.

# chimps - Saturday 9 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Retired lab chimps get to go outside for the first time ever Chimps Outside This post contains videos

# chimps - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Research chimpanzees to be 'retired' in the US

A ‘Chimp Haven’ has been constructed to house the chimps as only 50 to be left in studies and “invasive” research to be phased out.

# chimps - Friday 3 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Chimp seeks help from zoo visitor in escape Help This post contains videos

Chimp seeks help from zoo visitor in escape

Chimpanzees are getting smarter it seems. They are now ‘asking’ zoo visitors to help them escape.

# chimps - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Five chimps escape from German zoo, young girl hurt

The chimps got a brief taste of freedom before returning to their compound.