Inside a Retirement Home for Lab Chimps

September 9, 2014 - In June 2013 the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced it would retire most of the federally owned chimpanzees used in biomedical research in the country. This left about 310 chimps in need of relocation. More than a hundred of those chimpanzees have found a home in Louisiana's Chimp Haven, where they will live out the rest of their lives in retirement.

For an in-depth National Geographic news article about retirement chimps click here.