This Touching Story Of How A Paralyzed Chimp Learned To Walk Again Teaches Us Something Important About Euthanasia

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register When a 24-year-old chimpanzee named Reo became paralyzed from the neck down in 2006, Kyoto University researchers leapt into action in order to save him from euthanasia. This is Reo sitting up by grasping ropes after lying on his back for 14 months following the onset of acute tetraparesis. Primate Research Institute,…

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