Feb 28, 2013

USA: Free at last! Research chimps begin life at Chimp Haven Sanctuary

His first taste of freedom! Adorable laboratory chimps begin 'retirement' after being rescued and taken to animal sanctuary

The first laboratory chimpanzees from a south Louisiana research centre have got a taste of the great outdoors after they were 'retired' to a national sanctuary.Nine chimps were taken from University of Louisiana at Lafayette's New Iberia Research Center and have been given a sprawling home in the 'Chimp Haven' sanctuary in Keithville.And as these photos show, the chimps were thrilled - if a little nervous - about their new home.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2281527/First-taste-freedom-Laboratory-chimps-begin-day-retirement-moving-animal-sanctuary.html#ixzz2M7atGwdd