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The Chimpanzees

Annie, Burrito, Foxie, Jamie, Jody, Missy, and Negra -- the Cle Elum Seven -- are the first residents of Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest (CSNW). They traveled across the country from a laboratory in Pennsylvania and arrived at CSNW on June 13, 2008. For the majority of their lives, they were used by the biomedical research industry for hepatitis vaccine trials and to breed more chimpanzees for biomedical research. For the last several years, before coming to sanctuary, the chimpanzees were housed in a windowless basement of a laboratory with no access to the outdoors.

Please also visit our blog for frequently updated stories, photos and video. Consider making a donation today toward the care of the Cle Elum Seven. A donation of $20/month or a single donation of $240 makes you eligible to sponsor a chimpanzee through our Chimpanzee Pal program.