August 18, 2014
Swinging on fire hoses. Basking in the sun. See the many ways these chimpanzees are enjoying retirement at Chimp Haven after years in a laboratory.
January 30, 2014
Merck & Co, Inc., will stop conducting or financially supporting biomedical research on chimpanzees into the foreseeable future. The availability of alternatives has led to the policy change by one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.
November 14, 2013
A barrier in the way of government-owned chimpanzees in laboratories being transferred to sanctuaries has been cleared now that Congress has given final approval to support the project. The Senate gave final approval to the National Institutes of Health to spend money on sanctuary care and to begin fulfilling the agency’s pledge to move laboratory chimpanzees to sanctuaries, a move hailed by The Humane Society of the United States as game-changing for these great apes.
October 30, 2013
The United States Senate has voted to give the National Institutes of Health the flexibility within its budget to retire government-owned chimpanzees from laboratories to sanctuaries, and continue to support those already in sanctuary.
August 29, 2013
Brent, a 37-year-old retired chimpanzee from Chimp Haven in Keithville, La., has won first place in The Humane Society of the United States’ Chimpanzee Art Contest, which featured paintings created by chimpanzees living in sanctuaries throughout the United States and generated more than 27,000 votes.
August 13, 2013
Judging has commenced for a unique contest featuring artwork created by chimpanzees in sanctuaries.
June 26, 2013
The National Institutes of Health announced its intention to retire the majority of the more than 350 government-owned chimpanzees currently in laboratories to sanctuary.
June 14, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed a new rule to increase protection for captive chimpanzees who endure abuses in the entertainment industry, research laboratories, and the exotic pet trade. Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch's rescued chimps Lou Lou Belle, Kitty, and Midge prove just how much captive chimps deserve protection.
June 11, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a proposal to protect all chimpanzees under the Endangered Species Act.
April 16, 2013
The last two decades have seen increased speed on the road to sanctuary for chimpanzees.