Riding With A Zebra In The Tank; Journey’s End for Retired Chimps

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Dr. Mullin and his staff at Tulane University

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Riding With A Zebra In The Tank; Journey’s End for Retired Chimps

Fauna Sanctuary is a Canadian “retirement home” and rescue facility for chimpanzees. Primatologist-turned journalist Andrew Westoll realized a dream when he spent several months living at the sanctuary and Sam Litzinger spoke to Westoll about his experiences and the book he wrote as a result, The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary. Following that, Dr.

Fauna Sanctuary is a Canadian “retirement home” and rescue facility for chimpanzees. Primatologist-turned journalist Andrew Westoll realized a dream when he spent several months living at the sanctuary and Sam Litzinger spoke to Westoll about his experiences and the book he wrote as a result, The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary. Following that, Dr. David Mullin, a microbiologist at Tulane University talks about his work developing a new automobile fuel source called butanol, using bacteria found in Zebra droppings.

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What a great show today! I especially enjoyed the piece on Dr. Mullin's work, since I just talked about it on www.greenmomster.org (http://www.greenmomster.org/2012/01/so-you-slept-through-science-class-p...)! A topic that deserves lots of press and attention!

February 4, 2012 - 2:25pm

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