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...

  • Exploring the Mind of the Chimpanzee

    Date: Sep 2, 2010
    Author: Steve Ross

    If you have spent any length of time around a chimpanzee, you become keenly aware of the high level of intelligence that these individuals possess.  So it’s not surprising that the study of chimpanzee intelligence, or cognition, is a hot field of science right now.   A new book entitled The Mind of the Chimpanzee: Experimental and Ecological Perspectives (edited by Elizabeth Lonsdorf, Steve Ross and Tetsuro Matsuzawa) brings together the...