ChimpCARE blog


  • Escaped chimp deaths (2000-present)

    Date: Aug 7, 2012
    Author: Steve Ross

    This July, a male chimpanzee named Buddy was fatally shot by Las Vegas police after he escaped from his backyard cage. It was the latest in a long list of tragic ends for chimpanzees in the United States.

    Many people express surprise when these events happen ...seemingly forgetting that something equally tragic likely transpired in the recent past. As a result, I list here the sad list of chimpanzees who have escaped and been killed since 2000. I hope never to add to this...

  • Shame on CareerBuilder...

    Date: Jan 29, 2012
    Author: Steve Ross

    On Super Bowl Sunday, millions will watch CareerBuilder’s latest advertisement featuring a frustrated office worker dealing with the antics of his co-workers, portrayed so predictably by chimpanzees. Unlike chimpanzees, who are adept learners capable of adapting to a...