NAPSA in the News

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NAPSA is proud to share the collective expertise of its members in national and global news media.

Responsible Animal Sanctuaries Don’t Exploit Primates or Put People at Needless Risk

A guest column written by NAPSA Program Director Erika Fleury responded to misleading messages in a recent Ocala StarBanner article about a pseudo-sanctuary engaging in harmful practices

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The Importance Of Primate Sanctuaries And Helping Monkeys

A one-hour radio show was co-hosted by Erika Fleury, Program Director of NAPSA, and Amy Kerwin, Founder of Primates Incorporated, who answer the most commonly-asked questions about sanctuaries and the need to help monkeys retiring from labs and the pet trade.

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6 Wildlife Waystation Chimpanzees Taken To New Home In Washington State

The NAPSA-led Chimpanzees In Need emergency rescue effort celebrated a victory as “The Lucky Six” were transported to their new home at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.

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Six Rescued Chimpanzees Begin their Journey to their New Forever Home

The NAPSA-led Chimpanzees In Need emergency rescue effort celebrated a victory as “The Lucky Six” were transported to their new home at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.

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‘Lucky 6’ Chimps on the Move: Forgotten Wildlife Waystation Animals Are on Their Way to Sanctuary

The NAPSA-led Chimpanzees In Need emergency rescue effort celebrated a victory as “The Lucky Six” were transported to their new home at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.

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Chimpanzee Shot After Woman Attacked and Trapped in Basement

National coverage of the tragic death of Buck the “pet” chimpanzee.

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Oregon Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shoots Pet Chimpanzee to Save Woman

National coverage of the tragic death of Buck the “pet” chimpanzee.

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Oregon Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shoots Pet Chimpanzee to Save Woman

National coverage of the tragic death of Buck the “pet” chimpanzee.

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Cop Shoots Dead Chimpanzee That Attacked Owner’s Daughter in Shocking Video

National coverage of the tragic death of Buck the “pet” chimpanzee.

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Harms and Dangers of Primates Living as “Pets”

A privately owned chimpanzee in Oregon was killed after attacking his family members. NAPSA’s Program Director was interviewed about the harms and dangers of primates living as “pets” in human homes.

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Plight of 32 Chimpanzees

The plight of 32 Chimpanzees in Need stranded at a shuttered wildlife refuge with money – and time – running out has all the makings of a Hollywood movie.

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New Legislation to Ban Private Possession of Primates

NAPSA is proud to join other animal welfare organizations to endorse the Captive Primate Safety Act. While many state laws already ban the private ownership of primates, the bipartisan and bicameral Captive Primate Safety Act would strengthen existing protections to prohibit interstate commerce and private ownership of primates.

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