chimpanzees

Radio Motherboard

Jane Goodall Is on a 'Mission to Save the World'

The legendary anthropologist and conservationist spoke to Radio Motherboard for the premiere of ‘Jane,’ a new documentary on her early career.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.27.17
happy endings

Lab Chimps Left to Die on an Island Are Finally Getting Help

The New York Blood Center has partnered with the Humane Society of the United States to ensure the apes’ long-term care.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.30.17
nasa

African Villagers Use Satellite Data to Help Save Wild Chimpanzees

NASA used to send chimps to space. Now, it’s satellites are helping save chimps on Earth.
Becky Ferreira
1.30.17
Ass

New Research Suggests Our Faces Evolved to Function Like Chimpanzees' Red Asses

Chimps recognize each other's butts like they're faces.
Samantha Cole
12.3.16
ANIMALS

The Surprising Similarities Between Whales and Primates

A whale biologist reports from the world’s biggest primatology conference.
Shane Gero
8.24.16
Internet

Why Research Chimps Were Abandoned in Liberia, According to Those Who Left Them

The New York Blood Center has responded to multiple cries for it to re-establish funding for the chimps it abandoned in Liberia by publishing a list of explanations.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.12.15
News

$150,000 Raised for Abandoned Research Chimps, But Will Only Last Six Months

The New York Blood Center maintains the chimps are not their responsibility.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.29.15
alcohol

Palm Wine: the Drink of Millions of People, and Some Chimps, Too

Palm wine is pretty fascinating.
Ben Richmond
6.11.15
News

The Last-Ditch Effort to Save Abandoned Lab Chimps from Starving

A crowdfunding campaign has raised nearly $90,000, but it will only go so far.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.5.15
News

These Chimps Helped Us Find a Hepatitis Vaccine. Now They've Been Left to Die

In March, the New York Blood Center pulled the funding for the chimp sanctuary where 66 of its retired research chimps live.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.29.15
video

Watch This Pissed-Off Chimp Take Down a Surveillance Drone

Curiosity killed the drone.
Rachel Pick
4.15.15
earth

How a Ragged Band of Chimpanzees Survives on the Edge of Human Civilization

As humans encroach, the battered chimps have turned to night raids on farms to find food to live.
Jordan Pearson
10.22.14
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