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Finally, the US is classifying all chimpanzees as endangered and protected.

The U.S. government classifies all chimpanzees as endangered, after 40 years of stalling.

Chimpanzees in captivity will gain “endangered”protections in September, announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday—reversing the 1990 decision that designated wild chimpanzees as endangered but captive chimpanzees as merely threatened.