CWU Chimpanzee Dar Passes at The Age of 36
ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — A chimpanzee at Central Washington University who learned to use American Sign Language has died at the age of 36.
Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold says the chimpanzee, Dar, died Saturday morning of unknown causes. Jensvold directs the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute.…
Ellensburg Park Named in Honored of Washoe
Ellensburg-(AP) A park in downtown Ellensburg will be dedicated Saturday in memory of Washoe, the first chimpanzee to communicate with American Sign Language.
Washoe came to Central Washington University in 1980 with Professors Roger and Debbie Fouts who researched communication with chimpanzees...