Animal Week on 'Fresh Air'
These two chimps, dressed as hunters, were stars in the 1939 film "Africa Squawks," directed by Connie Rasinski.
Once performing chimpanzees grow too strong and willful to continue their acting careers and returning to the wild is no longer an option, where do they go? Journalist Charles Siebert discusses his new book, which answers the question for one such chimp.
September 2, 2009 This week on Fresh Air: It's Animal Week, in which we highlight more than a dozen surprising, revealing, endlessly fascinating conversations about animals and how we live with them.
August 31, 2009 Alex the African gray parrot could do more than speak and understand he could also count, identify colors and develop an emotional relationship. When Alex died in September 2007, his last words to scientist Irene Pepperberg were "You be good. I love you."