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Jan 26, 2016 10:05 AM ET // AFP
The 'transgenic' macaques behave similarly to humans afflicted with autism -- making repetitive gestures, and displaying anxiety and poor social interaction.
Jan 22, 2016 09:17 AM ET // AFP
Hunting of the houbara bustard, a desert bird whose meat is prized among Arab sheikhs as an aphrodisiac, is allowed to continue.
Jan 12, 2016 12:02 PM ET // AFP
America’s best-known circus will relocate all of its elephants by May, advancing the retirement date for the giant pachyderms by more than a year.
Jan 11, 2016 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The new year is young, but big changes are already underway that will affect many animals, from manatees to moose.
Jan 7, 2016 12:30 PM ET // AFP
The ruling says a macaque that snapped grinning selfies that went viral last year online does not own the photographs.
Nov 24, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As the U.S. government retires its research chimpanzees, the spotlight falls on other animals still in labs that are sentient beings, according to new studies.
Nov 19, 2015 02:25 PM ET // AFP
The remaining 50 chimps in federal custody will be sent to a sanctuary for retirement.
Nov 12, 2015 03:05 PM ET // AFP
A group of smuggled apes were repatriated, five years after the majority of them were discovered abandoned by the side of the road.
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