One famous chimpanzee

“I was amazed to find out on this amazing website what an amazing chimp Washoe is. Highly recommended!” —Jane Goodall

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Washoe and Man

Growing up with Humans

Washoe learned to eat with silverware, dress herself, read magazines, sit in a chair, drink wine, and eventually she learned some ASL.

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American Sign Language: I love You

American Sign Language

ASL is the predominant sign language of deaf communities in the United States and English-speaking parts of Canada.

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Horse and two dogs at circus

Animal Ethics

Let us ponder the concept of nonhuman personhood and human exceptionalism.

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