Based on 75 complete genomes of chimpanzees and bonobos, we found that central and eastern chimpanzees share significantly
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.
If chimpanzees -- our nearest evolutionary relatives--are expressing an inherent primate religiosity with these stone gathering rituals, might it be the case that we share a genetic predisposition for religion?
After three years alone, Ponso the chimp finally has a companion.
Leopards and bongos and hogs, oh my.
Our Endangered Great Ape Cousins, Section II - Chimpanzees and Bonobos: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 2
Their habitat range takes them all across sub-Saharan Africa but much of the continuity has been disrupted by human encroachment
Every morning and afternoon he comes to a little wooden jetty on the bank, sitting quietly and waiting for the attendants
At some point in the drive, foolishly oblivious to the very real potential risk, my right hand lazily ended up resting on
Stand With Jane Goodall and the Nonhuman Rights Project: Demand That Chimpanzees Hercules and Leo Go to Save the Chimps Now
The lives of Hercules and Leo at Stony Brook have been miserable. They live without the companionship of other chimpanzees in violation of National Institutes of Health ("NIH") guidelines. They have been required to undergo general anesthesia dozens of times. Researchers thrust wires into their bodies
Chimpanzees in the wild are under threat of massive human encroachment into their environments.
In 1992, following the production of his music video for Remember the Time in which he appeared as an entertainer for a pharaoh, Michael Jackson went on a tour of Africa, starting in Gabon. The Ambassador to Gabon, Keith L. Wauchope, recalls the time he had this brush with the King in an interview with ADST in 2002.
Read The Bonobo Way for the rest, though the 12th Step bears including: "Save the Bonobos, Save the World." The bonobos themselves