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Important resources for positive change

Here are some important resource links, educational books and articles related to primates, animal ethics, environmental conservation, wildlife conservation and rescue. These are listed in no particular order. We hope you find them helpful.

Fauna Foundation is not responsible for the content or views expressed on third party websites. If you believe your organization has goals in common with us and might be a candidate for cross-linking on this page, please contact us.



The Scoop, Fall 2019 (English)
Le Scoop Automne 2019 (French)

The Scoop, Fall 2017 (English)
Le Scoop Automne 2017 (French)

The Scoop, Fall 2016 (English)
Le Scoop Automne 2016 (French)

The Scoop, Summer 2015 (English)
Le Scoop, Été 2015 (French)

The Legends of Fauna – Vol. 2, 2014 (English)
The Legends of Fauna – Vol. 1, 2013 (English)



The Chimpanzee Chronicles
by D. Rosen (Ed.), 2020

A Home Away from Home: True Stories of Wild Animal Sanctuaries
by Nicholas Read, 2020

Chimpanzee Behavior: Recent Understandings from Captivity and the Forest
by Mary Lee Jensvold (Ed.), 2019

Chimps of Fauna
by Andrew Westoll, 2012

Beautiful Minds: The Parallel Lives of Great Apes and Dolphins
by Maddalena Bearzi & Craig Stanford 2010

Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals
by Steven Wise, 2000

Next of Kin: My Conversations with Chimpanzees
by Roger Fouts & Stephen Mills, 1997

Tribute to Jerom & Tom
by Rachel Weiss, 2014

Tribute to Former Research Chimps, Jerom & Tom
by Rachel Weiss, 2010

Tribute to Jerom
by Rachel Weiss, 1997

Making Bird Houses with Unused Material at Home



First Signs of Washoe – This documentary contains the two-part WGBH video that describes the cross-fostering project with Tatu and other cross-fostered chimpanzees, including Washoe. NOTE: This is a two-part video. After watching the first segment (28:20 min.), hit the “next” arrow to play the second segment (31:11 min.).

Chimpanzee Behavioral Taxonomy – This collaborative production describes chimpanzee behavioral contexts and their meanings.

On Their Own Terms: Caring for Chimpanzees – by Chimpanzee & Human Communication Institute and Friends of Washoe. By improving the quality of chimpanzee / caregiver relationships, we also increase welfare. This video demonstrates ways to do this.

The Sameness Approach, (Dir. Bonnie Whitehall, Digital 4:30, 2020) – an independent film short with consideration for zoos.


Fauna does not accept injured wild animals. If you live in the Montreal area and are looking for resources to help with an animal in need of care, please try these organizations:

Urban Animal Advocates – (514) 366‑9965

The Montreal SPCA – (514) 735‑2711

The Ecomuseum – (514) 457‑9449

SOS Miss Dolittle 418-561-2484

Canada's only chimpanzee sanctuary!

Providing sanctuary for chimpanzees since 1997!