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ESA Listing to include captive Chimps
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced in June that a decades-long fight to include captive chimpanzees in the endangered ranking under the Endangered Species Act had successfully ended. Prior to the ruling, wild chimpanzees were classified as “endangered” while captive chimpanzees were merely “threatened,” The new status for captive chimpanzees will make invasive medical testing on them now next to impossible.

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Pamela Huber is an intern for the Jane Goodall Institute working primarily in the organization's communications department. As a journalist, she has written on the environment and human rights before writing for Good For All News. She is interested in community-centered conservation, technology, ape research and rehabilitation, preserving biodiversity and youth education.