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Personhood for Apes in Argentina - commentary by Dr. Jensvold

Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold is interviewed and gives her thoughts on a great moment within our field, granted personhood to apes in Argentina.

Please follow the link below to read her interview and learn about this huge victory for the rights of our beloved alloprimates!

https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2019/nov/08/i-think-this-is-a-huge-vic...

 

"Primate communication scientist Mary Lee Jensvold says she faces a fundamental problem in her work to care for chimpanzees: They have no more rights than the chair she sits on."

 

 

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