September 1, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses increasing protections for chimpanzees by petitioning the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to change the status of captive chimpanzees from "threatened" to "endangered."
August 31, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States is encouraged by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s announcement that the agency will begin a status review of the chimpanzee under the Endangered Species Act to determine whether protection of all chimpanzees is warranted.
February 25, 2011
Kitty suffered terribly for 25 years at the Coulston Foundation, a now-defunct research laboratory in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where she was used as a "breeder." During that time she gave birth to as many as 14 baby chimpanzees, ten of whom were taken away from her.
February 14, 2011
With a “cake” fit for a jungle king, Samson the African Lion celebrates his 10th birthday on Valentine’s Day at the Fund for Animals Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Ramona, California.
February 1, 2011
Hundreds of K-12 student artists entered our Chimps Deserve Better Drawing Contest. Choose your favorite of eight finalists for the People's Choice award. Vote now!
December 10, 2010
Kimie was kept as a pet and used in entertainment as a young chimpanzee. Years later, she was found in a dilapidated cage at an abandonded house and taken in by Chimps, Inc., a chimpanzee sanctuary in Bend, Oregon.
November 23, 2010
Students in grades K-12 are invited to enter the 2010 Chimps Deserve Better Drawing Contest, sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States.
October 6, 2010
Naomi Rose, Ph.D., marine mammal scientist for The HSUS, issued a statement about the recent orca death at SeaWorld.
August 31, 2010
The HSUS is spreading the message to young people about chimpanzees in laboratories through a drawing contest launching Sept. 1. The 2010 Chimps Deserve Better Drawing Contest opens up a conversation about chimpanzees while sparking creativity and compassion among students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
August 6, 2010
The HSUS, the Colorado Federation of Animal Welfare Agencies and the Dumb Friends League are urging Jefferson County, Colo. officials to cancel the Coleadero Rodeo, in light of an ongoing criminal investigation into alleged animal abuse.