It's been a rough week overall for animals on TreeHugger: a bear totaled a Toyota Prius his first time behind the wheel, fish are suffocating in the Texas drought, and a seagull was kicked to death in New York by a man "walking for green peace."
But there's been some good news, too: retired lab chimps got their first glimpse of sunlight, and there's hope for saving marine mammals. You'll find all this and more in the Week in Animal News.
The Week in Animal News: New Monkey Species, Panda Poo Power, and More (Slideshow)
The Week in Animal News: Apes Learning English, Sharks in the Forest, and More
The Week in Animal News: Leaping Polar Bears, Snails Survive Being Eaten, and More