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Help move hundreds of chimpanzees from labs to a safe haven in Georgia

Research on chimpanzees, the great ape thought to be most closely related to humans, is at last coming to an end. Last summer the US Fish and Wildlife Service declared captive chimpanzees endangered, which effectively made most chimpanzee research illegal. Now nine chimpanzees have moved from a Louisiana lab to a Georgia mountain sanctuary. Hundreds more are set to follow, and the sanctuary needs your help.
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