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American Airlines Stops Flying Primates for Research Labs

By Jennifer Mishler, ecorazzi American Airlines reports that they will no longer fly primates being sent to research labs! The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) has stated …

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Sex, Power and Marketing Jell-O to Monkeys

Adam Smith, famed 18th century economist and author of The Wealth of Nations, asserted that the practice of exchanging goods and services for money was an exclusively human thing to do. ''Nobody ever…

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Racism Roots Identified in Monkeys?

Researchers from Yale University studied rhesus monkey behavior in relation to images of known monkeys (insiders) and unknown monkeys (outsiders). They concluded that they had found the first evidence…

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Actor Woody Harrelson Wants Chimps Released

Actor Woody Harrelson is working with PETA to help get 14 research chimps returned from a research lab to the rehabilitation center where they had been living. The chimps were in retirement from being…

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Pet Chimps and Monkeys Banned in Illinois

Effective at the beginning of 2011, a ban has been placed in Illinois on owning chimps, monkeys, gorillas and orangutans. Primate owners there who purchased before the law went into effect can keep th…

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