Liberia’s ‘Planet of the Apes’ chimps facing starvation


Sad news for our Monkey friends today, as reported by Yahoo:

Monkey Island (Liberia) (AFP) – A speedboat laden with fruit approaches and four chimpanzees come bounding over from the dense forest, screeching excitedly as volunteers throw them pineapple and mango chunks.

The apes are part of a colony of former research lab captives enjoying retirement uncaged on an atoll deep in the jungle of southern Liberia, known as Monkey Island.

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