Damn Dirty Ape!

You have to admire the Spanish. Not content to rest on that whole “we discovered the new world” thing, they have now achieved another first in the annals of apekind.

A Spanish parliamentary committee adopted resolutions last month that would give great apes, such as chimpanzees and gorillas, the right to life, freedom from arbitrary captivity and protection from torture.

[From Activists pursue basic legal rights for great apes – USATODAY.com]