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Great ape personhood

Extending personhood to nonhuman great apes / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Great ape personhood is a movement to extend personhood and some legal protections to the non-human members of the great ape family: bonobos, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans.[1][2][3]

Bonobos, members of the great ape family, Hominidae

Advocates include primatologists Jane Goodall and Dawn Prince-Hughes, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, philosophers Paola Cavalieri and Peter Singer, and legal scholar Steven Wise.[4][5]

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