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Meet Jane Goodall’s Famous Chimpanzees Through Google Street View

Erika Fleury October 31, 2014

Retrace the primatologist’s steps deep into the Tanzanian forest where she made the discoveries that redefined our understanding of wildlife.

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Primate Sanctuaries Feel Stresses of Insufficient Funding

Erika Fleury October 31, 2014

A recent article  explores primate sanctuaries' difficulties in balancing the need to take in increasing animals while being chronically underfunded.

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Chimpanzees Are People, Too

Erika Fleury October 31, 2014

In this opinion piece from the New York Daily News, the moral argument for protected chimpanzee basic rights is argued by Peter Singer, professor of bioethics at Princeton University.

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Dr. Shirley McGreal Honored for Primate Work

Erika Fleury October 24, 2014

Dr. Shirley McGreal, the founder and executive director of the International Primate Protection League, was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement award by the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance - and the PRC was there!

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Cambridge Researchers Discover Breakthrough in Chimpanzee Behavior

Erika Fleury October 13, 2014

The first recorded evidence of new behaviour being adopted and transmitted from individual to individual within a wild chimpanzee colony has been published in the latest edition of the journal PLOS Biology.

Chimpanzees are widely considered to be the most 'cultural' of all non-human animals, but most previous studies examining how behaviour is transmitted have been carried out among captive populations. Here, for the first time, the researchers could track in real time how a new natural behaviour was passed from individual to individual in a wild community.

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