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Changing Times: Six Orangutans Rescued From Plantations in Sumatra
Animals  (tags: orangutans, Aceh, BKSDA, forest, Gunung Leuser National Park, HOCRU, Indonesia, Medan, oil palm, orangutan, Orangutan Information Centre, palm oil, plantation, primate, release, rescue, SOS, Sumatra, Sumatran Orangutan Society, Wildlife )

- 642 days ago -
OIC only relocates orangutans as a last resort, for instance when they are isolated in small patches of forest surrounded by plantations or farmlands, and have no access to large forested areas.
Federal: Take Action to End the Primate Pet Trade
Animals  (tags: primate, exotic pet trade, animalrights, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, endangered, ethics, humans, law, protection, society, suffering, wildanimals )

- 1590 days ago -
The Captive Primate Safety Act, which would stop commerce in primates for the exotic pet trade, has been reintroduced this year in both chambers of Congress, in order to save primates from inadequate and inhumane living conditions.
Universities Forced to Come Clean About Controversial Primate Experiments
Animals  (tags: monkey, primate, experiment, research, animal testing, universities, information, truth, abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, crime, cruelty, death, ethics, humans, killing, law, slaughter, suffering, wildlife, investigation )

- 2704 days ago -
Universities will be forced to reveal details of controversial research, including testing on monkeys, after a tribunal ruling made it harder for them to claim exemption from Freedom of Information requests.
Baby Orangutan Being Raised By Houston Zoo Staff
Animals  (tags: animals, orangutan, primate, baby orangutan, baby animals, endangered species, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, protection, animalwelfare )

- 2937 days ago -
A Bornean orangutan was born March 2,is being ignored by her mother,but at 1 month old she's doing just fine in the care of zoo workers.The baby will be clinging to her caregivers,and stuffed orangutan toy,24 hr a day,until she's ready to move on her own.
Dania Beach Monkeys Endangered, Wildlife Officials Warn
Animals  (tags: animals, monkey, primate, wildanimals, endangered, habitat, environment, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 3017 days ago -
They come out, about 2 p.m. each day, and help themselves to the bananas and mangoes left for them in a basket attached to a fence behind Motel 6 in Dania Beach. At one time, they used to pelt gawkers with the fruit.
***GREAT NEWS*** Freed, Thanks to Mail Readers - Mely the Chained Orangutan
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, Cruelty, Animal Welfare, animals advocates, rights, GoodNews, cruelty, ethics, habitat, protection, investigation, law, rescued, sadness, suffering, wild life, Lis Key, Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia 15 years, primate, torture )

- 3094 days ago -
After 15 years in ­shackles, perhaps it was inevitable that when the moment came for rescuers to free Mely the orang-utan, no one could find the key to unlock her padlock and chain.
Tell Primate Products to End Their Vivisection Primate Trade - Sign the Petition
Animals  (tags: primate, petition, profit, breeding, transporting, animals, vivisection, research, testing )

- 3154 days ago -
Primate Products, Inc. makes a profit breeding and transporting animals to vivisection facilities across the country. They also import monkeys from China, Vietnam, Mauritius and elsewhere for use in research and testing.
March 15: Public Discussion of Experiments on Monkeys
Animals  (tags: primate, research, debate, monkeyswildlife, suffering, protection, humans, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, AnimalCruelty, cruelty, ethics )

- 3336 days ago -
Alliance Co-director, Rick Bogle and UW researcher, Paul Kaufman, M.D. will face off on the issues surrounding the use of monkeys at the University of Wisconsin.
Animals  (tags: helena, primate, curious, red leaf cricket, examining gently, wildlife )

- 3409 days ago -
The rainy season has now started in Kasungu and with it has come an amazing, and sometimes annoying, array of insects and flowers. While observing Titan's Troop last week one of our volunteers noticed a dried-up red leaf hopping along the undergrowth,
Sign Petition: Help Wenka & Elder Chimpanzees
Animals  (tags: animals, sanctuary, lab, chimpanzee, primate, research, suffering, sadness, cruelty, humans, protection, environment, animalwelfare )

- 3617 days ago -
Wenka is a frail 55-year-old chimpanzee, held at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta. Born on May 20, 1959, Wenka has been in a laboratory for more than five decades - an unimaginable amount of time to live in concrete and steel.
Theft of Monkey From Brazilian Zoo a Blow to Rare Species
Animals  (tags: brazil, zoolife, primate, monkeys, theft, pied tamarin, endangered, extinction, humans, protection, investigation )

- 3968 days ago -
SÃO PAULO, Brazil -- The theft of a rare Amazon monkey from a Brazilian zoo could harm biologists' efforts to repopulate the endangered species, zoo officials said Wednesday. Workers arriving at the zoo Tuesday morning noticed the male pied tamarin was
7 Ways to Help Save Gorillas From Extinction
Animals  (tags: gorilla, primate, conservation, destruction, endangered, extinction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, science, research, protection, animals, wildlife )

- 4237 days ago -
"What's immediately needed if we are to halt the decimation of the western gorilla is nothing short of a massive global response." This author agrees. These approaches also introduce us to some of the complex issues threatening gorillas.
Gorillas Now 'Critically Endangered'
Animals  (tags: Endangered Species, wildlife, conservation, death, habitat, extinction, endangered, animals, animal, environment, wild animals, gorillas, Red List, primate, Ebola virus )

- 4239 days ago -
"...The Ebola virus is depleting Western Gorilla populations to a point where it might become impossible for them to recover. Commercial hunting, civil unrest and habitat loss due to logging and forest clearance for palm oil plantations..."
UK Joins Slow Loris Trade Ban - Independent Online Edition > Wildlife
Animals  (tags: britain, uk, slow loris, mammal, nocturnal, animal, bamboo, primate, endangered, trade ban, cambodia, asia )

- 4340 days ago -
Britain will this week take up the cause of the slow loris, one of the world's most attractive, and endangered, primates. The nocturnal animal - which gets its name from its languorous progress through the trees...

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