A chimpanzee using a termite mound at the Lincoln Park zoo. (Credit: Lincoln Park Zoo.)

Lincoln Park Zoo Researchers Find Chimps Modify Sticks To Collect Food

Researchers at Lincoln Park Zoo say chimpanzees are quick-learners that they find out fast how to modify sticks to get food more efficiently.


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Animal Conservationist: CareerBuilder Should Pull Chimp Super Bowl Ad

The latest commercial, which will air Sunday, shows members of the endangered species dressed in business attire and behaving badly.


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Another CareerBuilder Chimp Ad Coming; Zoo Expert Disappointed

The CareerBuilder chimpanzees are back for a new Super Bowl commercial this year, in what an ape expert calls a continued “damaging and archaic practice.”

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

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PETA Angry Over Chimps In CareerBuilder Ad

Chicago-based CareerBuilder returned to their theme of chimpanzee co-workers in their latest Super Bowl commercial, and some animal rights activists are none too pleased.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011


Lincoln Park Zoo Creates Ape Blood Database

The world’s first blood bank was created at Cook County Hospital in 1937, and now, the Lincoln Park Zoo has begun a registry of ape blood types.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2010

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Ad Featuring Chimps Draws Ire

An ad for Chicago-based CareerBuilder has drawn fire from animal rights activists, included a Hollywood star.

WBBM Newsradio–12/23/2010