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 24, 2013
In a letter to the USDA, animal advocates call on authorities to investigate whether two companies behind “running of the bulls” events held in the U.S. are properly licensed.
June 11, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a proposal to protect all chimpanzees under the Endangered Species Act.
October 18, 2012
Animal Welfare and Conservation Groups Petition USDA to Prohibit Public Contact with Dangerous Wild Animals
On the one-year anniversary of the Zanesville, Ohio, tragedy in which about 50 big cats, bears, primates and other animals were released from cages at a private menagerie, The Humane Society of the United States, World Wildlife Fund, International Fund for Animal Welfare, The Fund for Animals, Born Free USA, Big Cat Rescue, and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries filed a legal petition asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to prohibit public contact with big cats, bears and primates under the Animal Welfare Act.
March 16, 2012
Roo-Roo lost an arm (and almost his life) when he was forced to box other kangaroos in a circus. Now, he spends days in the sun at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch keeping company with an old goat.
February 2, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses a CareerBuilder ad featuring chimpanzees that will air during this year's Super Bowl.
December 7, 2011
Purchase the ACE Grant-winning documentary "One Lucky Elephant" on DVD.
November 9, 2011
Five of the 26 elderly chimpanzees at New Iberia Research Center have been retired to a sanctuary. Please take action to free the 21 elderly chimpanzees who remain there, then help hundreds of other chimpanzees around the country who still suffer.
September 15, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses and shares reader comments about the need to protect chimpanzees.