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Medicine and Health

Take Note: Chimp Haven, the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Chimpanzees at Chimp Haven in Keithville, LA

Cathy Willis Spraetz is President & CEO of Chimp Haven, the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Keithville, Louisiana. We talked with her about our long history of exploitation of chimpanzees, about major changes in the use of chimpanzees in biomedical research, and about why these great apes, who have given so much to humans, deserve to retire in comfort and freedom. 

HEAR MORE OF THIS INTERVIEW:

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Cathy Willis Spraetz, president and CEO of Chimp Haven, talks about women in the field, walking a fine line, and the need for more funding.

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