Chimps at CWU to move to Canadian sanctuary





A nonprofit group plans to move the two remaining chimpanzees at Central Washington University in Ellensburg to a sancturary in Canada.

The Friends of Washoe group owns the chimps at the university's Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute.

The decision was made due to the chimps' age and the declining population there.

35-year-old Loulis and 37-year-old Tatu are the last two chimps at the center.

The chimps will be moved to the Fauna Foundation Sanctuary in Quebec, Canada as soon as possible.

The move is permanent.