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Merck to Take Chimpanzees Out from Testing Labs

February 4, 2014 / No Comments

Merck has decided to tread a more humane path, when it comes to using animals as test subjects. The third largest pharmaceutical company in the world has resolved to put an end to using chimpanzees to test its products. The decision comes after realisation that “science has advanced” and that they don’t really need to do it anymore. The decision has ...

Scientists Prove That Men Have Evolved From Apes (or the other way around?)

April 8, 2009 / 1 Comment

Some serious proof has been uncovered by the Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany. The group has learned that wild female chimpanzees copulate more frequently with males who share meat with them over long periods of time. In other words, men that share, get it more often. (Can you imagine the guy sitting out in the wild counting ...

Chimp Anjana Surrogate Mom for Two White Tiger Cubs

October 14, 2008 / 2 Comments

Anjana is a two year old chimpanzee that plays a surrogate mother role for two 21 days old white tiger cubs that had to be separated from their mother due to safety reasons, when a hurricane flooded their sanctuary. However, that's not the only case. China York the care taker at The Institute of Greatly Endangered Species in South Carolina, along ...