The Nonhuman Rights Project is the only civil rights organization in the United States working to achieve actual LEGAL rights for members of species other than our own. Their mission is to change the legal status of appropriate nonhuman animals from mere “things,” which lack the capacity to possess any legal right, to “persons,” who possess such fundamental rights as bodily integrity and bodily liberty.
Answer by Frans de Waal, biologist, primatologist, professor at Emory University, on Quora. How does human political scheming
Washing dishes can reduce your level of stress and anger by 27 percent if you do it mindfully, focusing on the scent of the soap, the warmth of the water and how the dishes feel.
A scientist called the recent viral video of Koko "highly misleading."
Scientists studying Koko the gorilla witnessed a range of remarkable vocal behaviors.
Photographer agrees: "He really does look a bit cheesed off."
Introducing baby chimp "Keeva," born in Maryland and now in Tampa in search of a surrogate chimp mom. One of our adult females
Silly, sick, demeaning cracks made by such as the canned Univision host Rodner Figueroa likening First Lady Michelle Obama to a Planet of the Apes character are not new. The long, sordid and savage history of racist stereotyping of African-Americans has been the stock in trade of race baiting and racial ridicule for more than century.