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State House OKs Ban on Primates as Pets

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, primates, pets, ban, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 3290 days ago -
The House voted 105-2 to join 21 other states that prohibit people from owning primates as pets in a move driven by last year's highly publicized mauling of a Connecticut woman by a friend's pet chimpanzee.


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Sunday March 21, 2010, 5:00 pm
This is great----but some of them do make great pet's!

clare h (38)
Monday March 22, 2010, 6:52 am
Pity they didn't ban them for being used in experiments . Thanks Cher
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