The Ape TAG assists AZA facilities in prioritizing research requests by reviewing proposals for approval or endorsement.

All proposals should use the AZA Standardized Research Application Form and be submitted to Proposals are reviewed by the Ape TAG research committee within one month.

Currently endorsed and approved projects:

Project & Submission InfoPI / InstitutionStatusValid Until
Great Ape Heart ProjectMurphy / Zoo AtlantaEndorsedLong-term
Great Ape Neuroscience ProjectSherwood / GWUEndorsedLong-term
The impact of latitude and climate on life history variables in zoo-
housed great apes
Finestone / MPI – Science of Human HistoryApprovedMay 2023
Investigating the Composition of the Milk of ApesPower / Smithsonian National ZooApprovedJune 2023
last updated 09/07/2021

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