Medical Research http://redriverradio.org en Chimp Haven prepares for influx of retired government chimps http://redriverradio.org/post/chimp-haven-prepares-influx-retired-government-chimps <p>A sanctuary for retired research chimpanzees in Keithville, La., is about to nearly double its population when it receives 113 chimps from the University of Louisiana at&nbsp;Lafayette New Iberia Research Center that no longer has a contract with the National Institutes of Health to conduct animal research. Chimp Haven president Linda Brent said her organization launched a $5 million fundraising campaign for the expansion. She said Chimp Haven’s staff is poised for growth.</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:57:30 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 21285 at http://redriverradio.org Chimp Haven prepares for influx of retired government chimps