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Great Ape Trust of Iowa (Established 2001)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program
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Phone: 515-243-3580   Fax: 515-243-8997   E-Mail:
4200 S.E. 44th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50320 UNITED STATES

Mission: The mission of Great Ape Trust is to study the behavior and intelligence of great apes, provide sanctuary and an honorable life to great apes, advance the conservation of great apes, and provide unique educational experiences about great apes.

Principal Research Programs: The science of Great Ape Trust seeks to understand the origins and future of culture, languange, tools, and intelligence.

Number of Staff: 37

Supported Species: 7 Pan paniscus (bonobo), 3 Pongo pygmaeus (Bornean orangutan)

Last Updated: 2006-12-14

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