RICH REVIEWS: Sue Perkins and the Chimp Sanctuary

Sue Perkins and the Chimp Sanctuary
Sue Perkins travels to Chimp Haven in Louisiana to meet six female ex-laboratory chimpanzees starting their retirement and meeting a group of male chimps for the first time.


Role Contributor:
Presenter: Sue Perkins
Director: Tom Currie
Executive Producer: Sophie Leonard
Editor: Martin Thompson
Producer: Francis Longhurst
Production Company: Minnow Films

Run Time 59 min
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Comments: Sue has a lovely speaking voice and the chimpanzees are filmed wonderfully to show them as they truly are. The close ups are amazing as you see these chimps.
It is wonderful to see these chimps that where being used in labs now free. Two hundred and fourteen chimpanzees live at Chimp Haven.  You do get lots of information presented in a fun easy manner.
At times it feels as if you are almost there with the chimpanzees. This documentary is so well shot.
The staff at the sanctuary are all kind hearted people.
We are shown how labs used to treat chimpanzees. It was sadistic. It is a brief look and sad to see. Humans tortured these animals. In two thousand fifteen chimpanzees became endangered and there fore a protected species.
Chimpanzees are a beautiful animal and deserve to live in peace.
We see girl chimps introduced to the male ones. Things go well. Chimpanzees actually kiss like humans do.
Chimpanzees do deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.

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