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Established in 1981, Friends of Washoe is a non-profit organization (501.c3) dedicated to supporting Washoe's remaining family, Tatu and Loulis, in their home at Fauna Foundation; studying communication in all primates and ways to improve captive conditions for all apes; and promoting peaceful coexistence between human and non-human animals through education and awareness.


New book publication features sign language studies research

New book publication features sign language studies research

Chimpanzee Behaviour: Recent Understandings From Captivity and the Forest is a recently published edited volume that contains studies of the Friends of Washoe chimpanzees.

Learn about Tatu & Loulis's home at Fauna Foundation's website!