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Justin Bieber is Slammed by Animal Rights for Monkey Adoption Plans

Justin Bieber has been branded “foolish” and “irresponsible” by a monkey protection organisation after vowing to adopt another pet primate.

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Justin Bieber: I’m Adopting Another Primate… Monkey Org Goes Ape

Justin Bieber has been called “foolish” and “irresponsible” by a monkey protection organization that is indignant over his vow to adopt another pet primate.

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Justin Bieber’s new monkey adoption plans dubbed ‘foolish’ by experts

Justin Bieber may have ditched his pet monkey, Mally, but he’s now on the search for a primate buddy.

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Dez Bryant: Ripped Over Supposed Pet Monkey, ‘He Will Live to Regret It’

Not everyone caught the cutsies when Dez Bryant posted a pic of his supposed new pet monkey — several animal organizations are FURIOUS … claiming the move is downright “irresponsible.”

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Animal-rights Groups Implore Dez Bryant to Give Up the Monkey

Last week, we told you about how Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant had somehow procured a tiny monkey he named Dallas Bryant. The world went: Awwwww.

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Urgent Action Needed to Help Primates Suffering in Labs Across the U.S.

Of all the animals that capture America’s attention, apes and monkeys have always been on the forefront. They are intelligent, inquisitive, social and innovative. They are so like us … and yet, so different. So different, in fact, that we frequently keep them in solitary cages, away from sunlight and fresh air, with little to stimulate their needy minds, in order to learn more – about ourselves and about them. Living conditions for primates in laboratory research have historically been uncomfortable, unnatural and downright painful and harmful.

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Erika Fleury: Jungle Friends’ Jersey Shows Negative Consequences of Primate Ownership

In June, it was two years since Jungle Friends, a Gainesville primate sanctuary, saved the life of a little Capuchin monkey named Jersey. Jersey’s was not the first, nor last, primate life saved at Jungle Friends, but his condition at the time of his rescue was certainly one of the most memorable. Update: This is an archived article. As of June 2021, Jungle Friends is no longer a member of NAPSA.

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Monkeys Used in Medical Research ‘Kept in Neglectful Conditions,’ Say Activists

After succeeding in their quest to overhaul the treatment of chimpanzees used in research, animal rights advocates are turning their attention to other primates: the tens of thousands of monkeys now used in medical research in the United States.

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Animal Rights Groups: Lab Monkeys Deserve Same Treatment Laws as Chimpanzees

Animal rights advocates are looking to expand recent research treatment laws passed on behalf of chimpanzees to another primate — medical lab monkeys.

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Rulemaking Petition on Psychological Well-Being of Primates in Labs

The Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in the Federal Register that it will solicit public comment on a Rulemaking Petition that was submitted by the New England Anti-Vivisection Society, the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance, the Laboratory Primate Advocacy Group, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund to adopt stronger standards under the Animal Welfare Act to promote the psychological well-being of primates used in research.

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Kentucky Bill Would Let Service Monkeys Help Paralyzed People

Kentucky legislators may soon debate whether to allow service monkeys to assist paralyzed adults with simple household tasks.

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Happy Father’s Day to These Amazing Primate Dads

Now, let’s hear it for the boys: the alpha males, the dads, the males who spent years in biomedical research laboratories, the entertainment industry, and the pet trade before arriving in North American primate sanctuaries. Update: This is an archived article. As of July 1, 2018, Chimps Inc is no longer a member of NAPSA.

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