Endangered chimps ‘on the brink’ as Nigerian reserve is razed for agriculture, timber

Endangered chimps ‘on the brink’ as Nigerian reserve is razed for agriculture, timber

ORE, Nigeria — More than two decades ago, fate took Tajudeen Babalola to his lifelong ambition. The 52-year-old longed for a more serene life that offered hope for survival away from the fake fancies of Lagos, Africa’s second-largest city and Nigeria’s commercial nerve center. One evening, after an exhausting shift of commercial driving, he received […]

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Petition: 32 Chimpanzees Stranded and in Desperate Need of Shelter!

Petition: 32 Chimpanzees Stranded and in Desperate Need of Shelter!

The animals need care and four organizations have stepped up to help them. The partnering sanctuaries include Chimp Haven in Louisiana, Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest in Washington, Center for Great Apes in Florida, and Primarily Primates in Texas. Any donation goes to supporting the Waystation chimpanzees and to support their ongoing care and living spaces. “The chimpanzees […]

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