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Sanctuary cares for abused chimps

Monday, August 09, 2010 - 00:00

Aug 9 - A Brazilian biologist is on a mission to rehabilitate circus chimpanzees that have been traumatized by years of abuse as performers or in illegal zoos. Tara Cleary reports

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These chimpanzees are safe after a year is an abuse of captivity. Thanks to -- a dove into young they are being cared for and rehabilitated at these private sanctuary -- south Paulo Brazil . The -- just an activist uses his own money to run century but even though the animals out of danger of us some extremely damaged. Sometimes it make a joke saying that displaces not a sanctuary but a mental hospital because I'm doing with -- creatures. Creatures that were traumatized and who's following years of public exposure. There input and they -- debate constantly to carry out repetitive activities. They're aggressive they eat excrement they wound themselves all that stems from their mental disorders from having been displayed in -- patent. All of the book report but what's that mean that with -- hidden. The centuries country's fifty chips risky from circuses and you need to zoos around the country. Vincent young who is global chief of the great ape project -- gap is currently fighting a legal battle to have a 26 -- seen here. Freed from Rio de Janeiro -- The KC still pending. Sid -- this is also see other circus animals such as lions tigers and bids from all around the country. Since 2005. Nearly half of Brazil's 26 states have forbidden circuses from using great apes and other animals finishers. Now following mounting pressure from animal rights groups the -- is being debated in congress to make this -- federal. This video on things that Brazil could become a global role model for animal rights . Cuba through or view I think Brazil may become an example since today Brazil is an important country in the international scene. Brazil is everywhere in the world participating in political and economic activities. We can be common create an example for the world of what needs to be done with these creatures -- a supreme. Only proof that set. If chimps can be grateful these animals should be off to -- an entity on Andy's century won't -- a teary. Reuters.

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Sanctuary cares for abused chimps

Monday, August 09, 2010 - 00:00