Monkey Service Animal Bill Being Reconsidered
After getting advice from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, a Louisiana lawmaker says he is considering dropping his proposal to allow monkeys to be used as service animals for people with disabilities.
94WIP Finds Safe Willing Home for Dez Bryant’s Monkey
PETA has asked for the capuchin monkey to be transferred to a sanctuary and Kari Bagnall, founder and executive director of Jungle Friends Primates Sanctuary in Gainesville, Florida says she would be happy to care for Bryant’s monkey.
Monkey Didn’t Play Well with Others; Sent to Florida
A capuchin monkey that didn’t get along with the only other member of his species at the San Diego Zoo was transferred to a Florida sanctuary, where it’s hoped he can find a companion.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Monkey Business Sparks Online Petition
Animal rights activists have a message for Disney when it comes to the upcoming “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”: Don’t monkey around.
A Gainesville Woman’s Monkey Business
In Kari Bagnall’s makeshift jungle, she gives primates a home.
Monkey See, Monkey Forced to Do
A recently introduced Senate bill threatens to further legitimize Helping Hands, an outdated and inhumane primate “training facility” located in Boston, when it should be shut down permanently.
Kentucky Debates Use of ‘Service Monkeys’ for Disabled Residents
A Kentucky lawmaker is preparing to introduce a bill that would allow paralyzed residents to use service monkeys to assist with daily tasks at home.
Derby Couple Helping to Treat Diabetic Monkeys
A couple from Derby say they are using their knowledge of treating diabetic patients to help monkeys at a sanctuary in Florida.
Jessamine Primate Group Tells Cameron Crowe to Stop Using Monkeys in Films
Please, no more monkey business.