NIH Must Reconsider Decision

The North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NASPA) is calling on the National Institutes of Health to reconsider its decision announced today to move 100 chimpanzees from New Iberia to San Antonio rather than sending them to a legitimate sanctuary. While […]

Research Chimps to Retire to Louisiana Sanctuary

BY: JENNY MARDER The NIH announced plans on Tuesday to move more than 100 chimpanzees from the New Iberia Research Center into retirement at Chimp Haven, a 200-acre chimpanzee sanctuary in Louisiana. It’s the latest in a series of moves […]

Federal judge upholds Ohio’s new exotic-animal law

By ANN SANNER and KANTELE FRANKO | Associated Press – Thu, Dec 20, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge upheld Ohio’s new restrictions on exotic animals on Thursday after several owners sued the state over the law, which […]

Great Ape Research Decision

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will finalize plans for what to do with its remaining research chimpanzees by the end of March, Wired Science reported. The decision follows years of arguments over the scientific value and ethical implications of […]