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.
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BOOKS & ARTICLES
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
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.
LOCAL MONTREAL WILDLIFE RESCUE
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