Primal Rights: One Attorney’s Quest For Chimpanzee Personhood

By Sindhu Sundar | March 10, 2017, 7:10 PM EST

Primal Rights One Attorney’s Quest For Chimpanzee Personhood

By Sindhu Sundar

March 13, 2017 In the Kibale National Park in Uganda, the chimpanzees set the rules of engagement for inquiring human interlopers. Former Harvard animal law professor Steven Wise, who visited the park in 2001 with an anthropologist guide and a small film crew, remembers hiking hours before dawn out of an encampment miles away from the trees where chimpanzees nest at night. When the apes awoke, they would glance at the furtive group assembled below,...
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