A short book in which thirteen philosophers write in support of the Nonhuman Rights Project’s efforts to have a court recognize specific individual chimpanzees as legal persons and entitled to a writ of habeas corpus, thereby releasing them from confinement and sent to sanctuary.
Best-selling exploration by a famed primate behaviorist of surprising levels of cognition in crows, dolphins, parrots, sheep, wasps, bats, chimpanzees, and bonobos.
Depicts the fictionalized true story of the work of naturalist Dian Fossey with the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. Directed by Michael Apted, starring Sigourney Weaver.
Personal narrative from the famed primate researcher regarding her years of interactions with and observations of the chimpanzee residents of Gombe, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika.
Documentary based on Nim Chimpsky, a book detailing the bizarre history of Project Nim, a language research project in which the subject chimpanzee was raised like a human child, taught sign language, and, when funding ran out, placed in laboratory settings.
A short-form nonfiction e-book that evolved out of an extraordinary conversation with the late Dr. Alfred Prince, a hepatitis researcher, about the use of chimpanzees in medical research, and expanded into a larger discussion about the Liberian Civil War, the ethics of vivisection and the contradictions of human love.
Chronicles the bizarre history of Project Nim, a language research project in which the subject chimpanzee was raised like a human child, taught sign language, and, when funding ran out, placed in laboratory settings. The book was the basis of the documentary film, Project Nim.