Monday, February 27, 2012

Pregnant chimps

  • An ultrasound Friday confirmed 49-year-old Ginger was pregnant and due in late July or early August, Brent said. The females are now on birth control until the males can be operated on again, Brent said.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • (AP) — Female chimpanzees are going on birth control and male chimps are getting another round of vasectomies Linda Brent, the head of Chimp Haven, says that prompted pregnancy tests for seven female chimpanzees.
  • (Houston Chronicle)
  • Theyre also doing pregnancy tests on all the female chimps. So far, the tests are negative. We take our responsibility to prevent pregnancies very seriously, but sometimes life finds a way, said Dr. Linda Brent, Chimp Haven president.
  • (Shreveport Times)
  • As co-founder of W.M.
  • (Tulsa World)
  • The result of that pregnancy surprise is Tracy, now a five-year-old chimp who lives in the same social group as new mom Flora.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Save the Chimps: Special screening of Disneynature film chimpanzee Vero Beach, 9 am, March 17. Benefits Care Net Pregnancy Center of IRC. Register: 772-569-7939; The Distinguished Lecturer Series: Dr. Richard Haass.
  • (Jupiter Courier)

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