FWS Sued by NEAVS et al. Over Permit to Yerkes Research Center to Ship Chimpanzees Overseas to Unaccredited Zoo

New England Anti-Vivisection Society a Boston-based, international animal advocacy organization, and its coalition of chimpanzee experts and sanctuaries, filed a lawsuit against U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service challenging the agency’s decision to  issue a permit to Yerkes National Primate Research Center to “donate” eight chimpanzees to an unaccredited U.K. zoo.