On yesterday's episode of Last Week, Tonight, John Oliver sat down with the world's foremost chimpanzee expert and general badass Dame Jane Goodall, PhD, as part of his Great Minds: People Who Think Good series.
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Caretakers at a Louisiana home for retired research chimps are puzzled by a strange turn of events: two female chimpanzees there have become pregnant recently, in spite of the fact that all of the male chimps there have had vasectomies. Nature finds a way.
"I can tell you exactly when we knew," says Carole Noon's sister of her love of animals. "When the Tramp got carried to jail... we had to carry her out of the theater." [NY Times]