US lawyer argues chimpanzees are 'people' too

Mar 21, 2015 - 7:54 PM

I had to invent the field of animal jurisprudence

Man vs ape: Much more similar than you think

Jun 27, 2014 - 3:55 PM

Click around the infographic below and see just how much humans have in common with the great apes

graphic by Emil Mercado

Planet of the dying apes: experts sound alarm over shrinking habitats

Jun 26, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Experts predict that at the current rate human development will have impacted 90 of the apes habitat in Africa and 99 in Asia by 2030

US courts asked to recognize chimps as people

Dec 05, 2013 - 6:36 PM

The move would allow the animals to be released into sanctuaries where they could live out their days in freedom

HABEAS CORPUS. 'These cognitively complex, autonomous beings have the basic legal right to not be imprisoned,' say petitioners

Life and Style wRap: No pants, birthing chimp, missing scion

Jan 20, 2013 - 8:53 AM

Here are Life Style stories that made the rounds this past week

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