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September 3, 2013 at 11:24 AM

Last 2 CWU chimps arrive at new home in Canada

ELLENSBURG (AP) — Central Washington University’s last two remaining chimpanzees have arrived safely at their new home in Canada. The director of Central’s Chimpanzee and Human Communications Institute accompanied Tatu and Loulis to the Fauna Foundation, a 200-acre sanctuary in Quebec. The university says a primate veterinarian also flew with the chimps to monitor their vital signs….


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May 29, 2013 at 12:27 PM

Group to move 2 remaining CWU chimps to Canada

ELLENSBURG  (AP) — A nonprofit group plans to move the two remaining chimpanzees at Central Washington University in Ellensburg to a sanctuary in Canada. The Friends of Washoe group owns the chimps at the university’s Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute. Chairman Greg Beach told The Daily Record of Ellensburg for a story Wednesday that the decision was…


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