Project Nim – the must-see documentary of the year by director James Marsh – details the attempts of scientists to teach a chimpanzee (Nim Chimpsky) sign language. Primatologist Bob Ingersoll features in the documentary, and our resident expert on all things animal testing related, Alistair Currie, interviewed Ingersoll on his relationship with Nim, animal testing and his interest in animals.
Here he is in his own words:
Alistair: Did you have a particular interest in … other animals before you started [working with chimps]? What gave you that original interest?
Bob: … Read more.