Como Zoo, in Saint Paul, Minn., recently welcomed a new Sumatran orangutan into its family.
A court rules that the 29-year-old female is entitled to more desirable living conditions.
The animal was found on a palm oil plantation in critical condition, riddled with air-rifle pellets, an animal protection group said.
A group of judges could decide whether Tommy the chimp should be recognized as a person by law.
The growing push to clear forests for palm oil cultivation in Africa may spell doom for that continent's great apes. Continue reading →
Chimps are very much like humans, from giggling to grieving.
Unfortunate keeper hospitalized for three days after drill went awry.
Primate poop reveals what our furry ancestors are eating.
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