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.
The remaining 50 chimps in federal custody will be sent to a sanctuary for retirement.
A severely disabled female chimpanzee got a helping hand in Tanzania.
The baby, whose name Boon means blessing, was orphaned when mum Soona died shortly after he was born at Monarto Zoo in Australia.
Chimps seem to enjoy -- and remember -- a good thriller, especially when at least one of its stars is dressed like an ape.
As temperatures soar around the world, find out how the fur-coated among us beat the heat.
Our species may be handy, but human hands turn out to be more primitive than chimps' and orangutans', according to a new study. Continue reading →
A colony of 66 chimps has been at the center of an international storm since a New York-based blood bank funding it announced it would stop supporting the animals Continue reading →
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