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  • Chimp enjoying a cold one
    Chimpanzees enjoy a drink now and then, too
    Humans have a great deal in common with their closest ape relatives, the Chimpanzees. In addition to sharing most of our DNA, it seems we also like to share an alcoholic drink. A study released Monday in the journal, Royal Society Open Science,...
  • Bonobo
    Scientist shows that morality is built into our biology
    The Veneer Theory, the historically popular idea that our morality is "a thin veneer over a cauldron of nasty tendencies," is wrong, says biologist Frans de Waal, who has spent his life studying primates. The idea that, without religions...
  • Chimp victim new law: Watch chimp attack victim appeal for laws on pet primates
    Chimp victim new law: Watch chimp attack victim appeal for laws on pet primates
    A victim of a horrific chimp attack that nearly claimed her life, a Stamford woman is now pressing Congress to pass new laws that would make it more difficult for an average person to keep a primate as a pet in their home. On Thursday, she...
  • Hugo Rheinhold's Affe mit Schädel ("Ape with skull").
    Intelligence proven to be inherited in chimpanzees
    Chimpanzee intelligence has a genetic and inherited basis much like intelligence in humans. William Hopkins of the Yerkes National Primate Research Center at Emory University has proven that chimpanzee intelligence is in part genetic through...
  • Dr. Carol Noon's hand, founder of Save the Chimps
    Help “Save the Chimps” enrich the lives of rescued Chimpanzees
    Dr. Jane Goodall, world renowned primatologist, once said “Only if we understand can we care, only if we care we will help, only if we help shall they be saved.” Primates, such as Chimpanzees, have suffered unimaginable cruelty in the...
  • Chimp Victim Sue
    Chimp victim sue: Face transplant victim of chimp mauling seeks right to sue
    A chimp attack victim seeks the right to sue the State of Connecticut for $150 million dollars, saying the vicious 2009 attack has left her disfigured and unable to care for herself.According to a report from the Associated Press, as carried by...
  • Ted Nugent at President Obama's State Of The Union Address 2013 photo
    Ted Nugent calls President Obama a 'subhuman mongrel' (Video)
    Ted Nugent is getting a reputation as much for being a motormouth and a madman in certain circles as he is the Motor City Madman, the guitar virtuoso and rocker that's been entertaining the world with his high octane rock since the late 1960s....
  • Bonobos
    Leadership Lessons: Being Like the Bonobos
    Are we hard wired to fight, to take sides, to play the win-lose game no matter what? If we are to learn from our leaders in Washington the answer is “yes.”The theory is that natural selection goes to the winner who could defeat his...
  • Baby chimp, wolf pup and tiger cubs unlikely friendship at OK zoo.
    Baby chimp, wolf and tigers unlikely friendship
    Staff from the Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park in Wynnewood Oklahoma said an unlikely friendship has blossomed between four members of the animal world reported ABC News on July 17.A baby chimp, wolf pup and two tiger cubs have bonded and...
  • Government labs to retire most chimps used in medical research.
    Government labs to retire chimpanzees used in medical research
    The National Institutes of Health plans to end most use of chimpanzees in government medical research.The NIH announced Wednesday that it will retire about 310 government-owned chimpanzees from research over the next few years, and keep only 50...
  • Signing chimpanzees at Central Washington University may move to Canada
    Signing chimpanzees at Central Washington University may move to Canada
    For months, the fate of two chimpanzees has hung in the balance while administrators at Central Washington University decided whether they could stay in their Ellensburg, Wash. home. On Wednesday, May 29, the Daily Record reported that Friends of...
  • Blu-ray+DVD: Chimpanzee
    Blu-ray+DVD review: 'Chimpanzee' is full of beauty but aimed at kid-friendly
    Studio Synopsis ~ From Disneynature, the studio that brought you “Earth,” “Oceans,” and “African Cats,” comes “Chimpanzee” — a remarkable story of individual triumph and family bonds. Journey...
  • Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine from “Bernie”
    Released on DVD August 21, 2012
    Dark and satirical humor populate the comedy category while lovable chimps make the ideal family viewing for this week’s DVD and Blu Ray releases. A drama about Russia gang wars rounds out the selections making their debuts this week.Comedy...
  • The Apparition poster
    'Hit and Run' hits screens as Disney's vault reopens this week
    This summer, each week has brought with it such an abundance of new releases that now even some wide release titles have to leave cities after only two weeks of screening. This leaves many smaller films getting lost along the way. Hopefully that...
  • Chimpanzees at LA Zoo
    Los Angeles Zoo officials deny negligence in death of baby chimp
    Adult male chimpanzees are being kept away from newborns at the Los Angeles Zoo following the killing of a baby chimpanzee in June.Officials at the zoo submitted a report to the City Council earlier this week, maintaining that there was no way to...
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