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Apes Incorporated ApesInc Tests Oral Ebola Vaccine on Chimpanzees Transfixed by the Ebola deaths of more than 10,000 people in West Africa, the world is largely oblivious to the fact that Ebola is a much larger threat to our endangered … Continue reading

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Apes Incorporated First Conservation Vaccine Trial on Chimpanzees Captive chimpanzees have for the first time been used to test a vaccine to protect wild chimpanzees rather than humans. Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, a new paper … Continue reading

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Apes Incorporated Attaches Radio Telemetry Anklet to Gorilla IronMan Apes Incorporated and the Aspinall Foundation are the first to successfully attach a radio telemetry transmitter to an adult male gorilla, a young silverback named Kush at the Port Lympne Wild … Continue reading

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May 2013 Discover Magazine article from Apes Inc’s Peter Walsh discussing the need for human interference in Western Lowland Gorilla conservation. CONVENTIONAL WISDOM: It’s best for gorillas if they have little to do with humans. CONTRARY VIEW: Tracking great apes for eco-tourism purposes … Continue reading

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