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chimpanzees

A baby male chimpanzee is nursed by his mother Kuma (left) at Taronga Zoo on Oct. 25, 2013, in Sydney. (credit: Getty Images)

Group Seeks ‘Legal Personhood’ Status For Chimpanzees

A battle over animal rights is playing out in New York, as activists are trying to get chimpanzees declared as people under the law.

12/03/2013