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NIH to Retire the Last of Their Research Chimps
Chimpanzees go free.
Joaquin Phoenix Is a ‘Pet Monkey’ in
“Bubbles was Michael Jackson’s pet monkey, and I was Paul’s pet monkey.”
Orangutan at National Zoo Began ‘Belch Vocalizing’ Just Before the Earthquake
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Birth a Catchphrase?
There’s one promising contender …
It’s Time to Play ‘Which Humanlike Ape Was That?’
Did these moments happen in ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘Project Nim,’ or to Travis, the most famous ape in America?
This Is a Thing That Happened
At one point, grafting ape testicles onto old men was “the rage.”
Connecticut Won’t Press Charges Against Chimp Owner
Sandra Herold, the Connecticut woman whose pet chimpanzee, Travis, attacked her friend, is off the hook in at least one respect.
Chimps Living as Humans Are Actually an American Tradition
The ‘Times’ tells us a sweet story about a man reconnecting with a childhood pet-sister.
There Are Monkeys Living Like People All Around Us
There’s Higgins and Benjamin and Mikey and thousands more!
Dan Richter on Playing the Ape in ‘2001’, Life With John and Yoko
The actor speaks to Vulture about his legendary role.