1992 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 1st prize

Michael 'Nick' Nichols

Magnum Photos for National Geographic / Geo

01 January, 1991

A chimp has been anesthetised to perform routine bleeding for AIDS research at the Laboratory for Experimental Medicine and Surgery in Primates (LEMSIP) in New York. The animal most closely resembling man, the chimp, is frequently used in medical research.

About the photographer

Michael 'Nick' Nichols

Michael 'Nick' Nichols is a wildlife journalist; his narratives are epics where the protagonists are lions, elephants, tigers, and chimps. Scientist-conservationists like Jane Go...

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