captive chimpanzees

Jane Asks Congressional Leadership to Fix CHIMP Act

In June 2013, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced its intention to retire all but 50 of the hundreds of research chimpanzees in its care.  The process of moving the chimpanzees has already begun, but an out-of-date provision in the law is threatening to send them back to the labs.  Yesterday, Dr. Goodall wrote to the leadership of the U.S.

Getting Ready for Timi's Big Move

Group Three, at the Jane Goodall Institute's (JGI) Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabiliatation Center in the Republic of Congo where chimpanzee Timi lives, has been very quiet for the past few weeks.  Little does this small community know what awaits them.  At the moment, the JGI-Congo team is working diligently to get Group Three ready for transport to Tchibebe Island, Tchimpounga’s expanded sanctuary site.

Thank You

Thank you for taking action and for voicing your opinion on captive chimpanzees. 

The Jane Goodall Institute will submit this letter with a full list of all responders.

Voice Your Opinion on the Future of Captive Chimpanzees in the United States

The United States has long recognized wild chimpanzees as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) but has not provided the same level of protection for chimpanzees held captive in this country. Because other U.S.

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Doctors perform ear surgery on zoo chimpanzee

New Zealand surgeons have performed what is thought to be the first ear surgery ever done on a chimpanzee.

Chimp in Captivity: Jane Meets JoJo

 

In 1988, Jane Goodall met JoJo, a chimpanzee used for research into HIV/AIDS. (Photo:JGI)    

 

 

 

 

 

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