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US Fish & Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Listing for Chimpanzees

April Truitt June 11, 2013

They can be bought and sold online for personal use like a pair of new sneakers. They can be leased to medical labs, where they are poked, prodded and injected for a range of medical research projects.

But such practices may soon be on their way out. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a proposal Tuesday to protect the great ape under the Endangered Species Act both in captivity and the wild.

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