There are several primate sanctuaries around the country that are home to chimpanzees who have retired from “careers” in entertainment and medical research. If they seem interested, many of these chimps are allowed to paint.
To raise awareness and funds, The Humane Society is holding a contest for six of these artists. Here are the animals and their masterpieces…
Update: The votes are in and Brent is the winner with Cheetah and Ripley in 2nd and 3rd place.
Go to the contest page to vote for your favorites.
(via Fast Company)