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Save the Chimps

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in North America Sanctuaries | Comments Off on Save the Chimps

Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, Florida This is only one of many chimp sanctuaries in the United States, but likely the largest. About 300 chimps have been retired here, most of them transported from the dismal Coulston Laboratories in New Mexico to their retirement islands in Florida. Their mission is to provide permanent sanctuary for the lifelong care of chimpanzees rescued from biomedical laboratories, entertainment, and the pet trade. Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new...

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CHIMP HAVEN, INC

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in North America Sanctuaries | Comments Off on CHIMP HAVEN, INC

CHIMP HAVEN, INC, Keithville, Louisiana Chimp Haven is The National Chimpanzee Sanctuary. They are located 22 miles southwest of Shreveport, Louisiana, in the Eddie D. Jones Nature Park in Keithville. They are an independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide lifetime care for chimpanzees who have been retired from medical research, the entertainment industry, or no longer wanted as pets. Chimp Haven provides: –A permanent home where chimpanzees can live out their lives in large, naturalistic enclosures in complex social groups –An organization managed by concerned individuals who specialize in chimpanzee care and management –An inexpensive low-maintenance facility design –Financial and organizational stability to provide lifelong care for each chimpanzee –Opportunities for education and noninvasive behavioral studies Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a...

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PRIMATE RESCUE CENTER

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in North America Sanctuaries | Comments Off on PRIMATE RESCUE CENTER

PRIMATE RESCUE CENTER, Nicholasville, Kentucky The Primate Rescue Center is home to two groups of rescued chimpanzees: seven youngsters who arrived in 1996 from New York University’s Laboratory for Experimental Medicine and Surgery in Primates (LEMSIP), which was preparing to shut down, and four elderly survivors of the “Dahlonega 5,” who were rescued in 1998 from a private situation in Georgia in which they had spent decades in squalid conditions. One of the PRC’s proudest accomplishments is the unification of these two groups, in the summer of 2000. Before the introductions, the adults typically spent their days lazily grooming and napping, while the LEMSIP chimps displayed youthful energy and rambunctiousness. But as the two groups were united into one cohesive unit of eleven, more resembling the social dynamic of a natural troop in the wild, the once-sedentary adults began...

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CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY NORTHWEST

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in North America Sanctuaries | Comments Off on CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY NORTHWEST

CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY NORTHWEST, Cle Elum, Washington Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest (CSNW) provides lifetime quality care for formerly abused and exploited chimpanzees while advocating for great apes. CSNW is one of only nine sanctuaries in the country that cares for chimpanzees. It was founded in 2003 to provide sanctuary for chimpanzees discarded from the entertainment and biomedical testing industries. CSNW is located on a 26-acre farm in the Cascade mountains, due east of Seattle. Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new...

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CHIMPS INC

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in North America Sanctuaries | Comments Off on CHIMPS INC

CHIMPS INC, Bend, Oregon Chimps Inc. is a sanctuary specifically designed to provide lifetime care to captive chimpanzees. We are dedicated to overcoming exploitation and cruelty that they and other captive wild animals can face through advocacy, education, and conservation. Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new...

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CENTER FOR GREAT APES

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in North America Sanctuaries | Comments Off on CENTER FOR GREAT APES

CENTER FOR GREAT APES, Wauchula, Florida The Center for Great Apes’ mission is to provide a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees who have been retired from the entertainment industry, from research, or who are no longer wanted as pets. The Center provides care with dignity in a safe, healthy, and enriching environment for great apes in need of lifetime care. The Center for Great Apes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law. Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new...

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