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Friday, June 14, 2013
Captive Chimpanzees to be Declared Endangered
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a proposal on Tuesday to list captive chimpanzees in the United States as endangered.
The new status would restrict medical experiments on chimpanzees as well as their exploitation by the entertainment industry.
Learn more about the proposed ruling here.