ChimpCARE blog


  • ChimpCARE thanks you for your support

    Date: Jun 5, 2011
    Author: Steve Ross

    Two years ago this week, we received notice from the Arcus Foundation, that we were to receive funding to initiate Project ChimpCARE.  Those 24 months have flown by, but it seems appropriate now to reflect on some significant events that have transpired during that time.

    We launched Project ChimpCARE in the summer of 2009, with the intention of assessing the privately-owned chimpanzee population.  While there was a tremendous amount of knowledge about pet and...

  • Lessons from Star Wars

    Date: Nov 29, 2010
    Author: Steve Ross

    When I was younger, I used to love the Star Wars movies (ok, I admit it...I still do).  The exciting characters, visual effects, and the wide diversity of planets and alien lifeforms that inhabited them.  The storyline was also so intriquing: an idealistic rebellion struggling to overthrow an oppressive empire in the midst of a galatic war.

    Though I was barely in...