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Should Animals Have Legal Personhood?

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 4, 2013

WEDNESDAY: An animal rights group has filed a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of a chimpanzee named Tommy, in an effort to take him from his owners and have him put in a sanctuary.

Exploring The Implications Of NIH's Chimpanzee Decision

OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2013

The National Institutes of Health announced it will retire most of the chimpanzees used in research. We'll explore the implications of the decision. 

Peeking Into The Great Apes Diaries

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 28, 2012

Gerry Ellis of The Great Ape Diaries joins us from Rwanda where he is searching for an answer to this question: will there be Great Apes in the wild by the end of this decade?

The Great Ape Diaries

OPB | Broadcast: July 5, 2012

Will there be any great apes in the wild by the end of this decade?