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Humans Aren’t The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps ‘Detox,’ Too

Erika Fleury July 30, 2015

Chimpanzees are like us in many ways. They can cook, they enjoy a good drink here and there, they share about 95 percent of our DNA. Now research finds another similarity: Chimps are taking mineral supplements and doing "detox" diets — by eating clay.

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New York Justice Denies Habeas Corpus Relief for Hercules and Leo…“For Now”

Erika Fleury July 30, 2015

The Nonhuman Rights Project issued the following press release today:

New York County Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe has issued a 33-page decision in the Nonhuman Rights Project’s (NhRP) habeas corpus case on behalf of two chimpanzees being held in captivity in a Stony Brook University laboratory.

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Woman Attacked by Pet Lemur at Antique Shop

Erika Fleury July 22, 2015

Elkhart, TX resident Lucinda Washington says she was shopping at an antique shop in Elkhart last month when a lemur attacked her, causing her to need medical attention.

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