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PETITION: Stop Trapping Silver River Monkeys and Selling Them for Research! PLEASE SIGN !

Animals  (tags: monkeys, labratoties, cruelty, welfare, legalisation, laws, protectoin )

- 1028 days ago -
Since 1998, one trapper, Scott Cheslak of Beaufort, South Carolina, has trapped and removed 800 monkeys and sold them to laboratories to be used in experiments--but his permit is now revoked.

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Past Member (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 6:37 am
Signing this and hoping that this will not continue to happen. Leave the monkeys in peace.

Wendy F. (46)
Friday February 1, 2013, 6:49 am

Past Member (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 6:49 am
only us

Pat B. (356)
Friday February 1, 2013, 6:56 am
Jutta, you're welcome to use 78612/78602 for your entry. Thanks, Simone for this. Signed.

Ana R (201)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:01 am
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noted with hope
Thank You, Simone!

Dave C. (237)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:03 am
signed, thanks.

Dave C. (237)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:04 am
....if all you ever need is a zip code, I recommend 20500....its washington dc

Leslene Dunn (79)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:13 am
Despicable wicked rubbishes. Signed.

Ginger Geronimo (438)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:47 am
Do More

Contact these agencies directly to show your individual support for the Silver River monkeys. A sample letter is provided below, but it is far more effective if you use your own words.

I am writing to ask you to immediately stop the trapping of wild monkeys on state lands along the Silver River in North Central Florida. The monkeys are being sold to testing facilities, where they will undoubtedly suffer. The Silver River State Park should be known for its natural beauty and outdoor activities, NOT as a supplier of animals for laboratory exploitation. These wild monkeys deserve to live free from confinement and abuse.

Address your comments to:

Donald Forgione
Florida Park Service

Herschel T. Vinyard, Jr.
Department of Environmental Protection online comment form.

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Nicole W. (649)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:56 am
signed and shared, thank you Simone

Sue H. (6)
Friday February 1, 2013, 8:51 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

Nancy Black (303)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:52 am
Noted, tweeted, tweeted, signed, tweeted, shared, shared, sent two emails. Why in this cause is every success is only temporary, and we have to keep fighting to get it back. How wonderful if these monkeys could be safe from being caught and sold from now on.

Christeen Anderson (656)
Friday February 1, 2013, 10:20 am

Ben Oscarsito (364)
Friday February 1, 2013, 10:24 am

Barbara Erdman (63)
Friday February 1, 2013, 10:35 am
Noted and signed Simone :-0 Tnx

Elizabeth O. (90)
Friday February 1, 2013, 12:13 pm

Joe R. (190)
Friday February 1, 2013, 4:58 pm
Thanks Simone. Signed and noted.

Constance F. (429)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:25 am
Signed, shared, email sent.

Iona Kentwell (134)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 1:17 am
Disgusting! So signed.

Emma S. (238)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 1:38 am
Done! Thank you, Simone.

Summer M. (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:05 am
Thank you Simone - now - for this THING who calls ITSELF a "human" - know there is a very hot place in ETERNITY WAITING FOR YOU - think the rest of us call it HELL!!!!!

jaya Sinha (26)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:19 am

Fi T. (18)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:57 am
If people disguise animal abuse with improving living, it's not the kind we need

Autumn Away S. (151)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:43 am

Gabriele R. (26)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:11 am
signed and noted,agree with Becky

Giana Peranio-Paz (406)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:14 am
Noted and signed. Those poor monkeys!

Victoria Pohrebna (281)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:23 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:37 am

Joy Wong (88)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:52 am
Noted and signed.

Tanya W. (61)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 6:45 am
Noted and signed!!!

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 6:50 am
Signed and shared, thanks Simone

Natalie V. (27)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:10 pm
noted & signed

Danuta Watola (1257)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:01 am

Jan Garen (82)
Monday February 4, 2013, 8:55 am
Shared on Twitter and FB and sent an email as requested.

MARINA M. (137)
Saturday August 10, 2013, 11:39 am
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