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And the Baby Chimp's Name Is....

The votes are in, the results have been tabulated and the Little Rock Zoo is proud to announce that the name of its new baby chimpanzee is… 302 more words


Who versus? Volume 1

“Who versus?” is intended to be a series of speculative essays meant to come to a reasoned conclusion of two of the greatest questions mankind has ever confronted. 1,856 more words


Last day to vote on new chimp name at LR Zoo!

You have until midnight tonight to help the Little Rock Zoo select the name of the new male chimp.

He was born July 18, 2015, to chimp Mahale.  309 more words


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No Habeas Relief for Chimps Hercules and Leo, Either.

Matter of Nonhuman Rights Project v Stanley

This is the latest in a series of habeas corpus petitions, uniformly unsuccessful but notable nonetheless, brought by the Nonhuman Rights Project in an effort to have various captive chimpanzees recognized as “persons.” The strategy is that granting habeas relief to chimps necessarily entails recognition of their personhood, since habeas relief is available only to “persons.” As with the others, this petition has been dismissed, but this time not without achieving the minor victory of having obtained a hearing on the merits. 768 more words


Court dismisses lawsuit seeking personhood for 2 New York chimps

NEW YORK — Two chimpanzees will not be freed from a New York state university where they’re used in locomotion studies after a court decision Thursday dismissed a lawsuit that had sought to afford them legal personhood rights. 291 more words