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

Experts agree: Monkeys Should Not Be in the Entertainment Industry

NAPSA’s Program Director Erika Fleury wrote a guest column about a harmful monkey rodeo taking place in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Yard Goats Cancel Cowboy Monkey Rodeo After Calls From Animal Welfare Groups

NAPSA’s Program Director Erika Fleury was interviewed by the Hartford Courant regarding the cancellation of yet another monkey rodeo.

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Is it Time for the Cowboy Monkey Rodeo to Go Extinct?

There’s an entertainment act that’s showing up at Minor League Baseball games in which border collies take the field with capuchin monkeys strapped onto their backs.

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Beloved Blue Rocks Cowboy Monkey Rodeo Riles PETA

Monkey see, monkey do, monkey cause PR nightmare.

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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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Kalamazoo Growlers ‘Cowboy Monkey Rodeo’ Promotion Draws Protests from Primate Advocacy Group

One person’s entertainment is another’s animal abuse. That’s the message the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance, a nonprofit network of primate sanctuaries advocating for the high standards of care for primates in captivity, is sending to Kalamazoo Growlers President Brian Colopy and corporate sponsor Tishhouse Electric concerning a June 19 home promotion advertised to feature dog-riding monkeys herding sheep in a “cowboy monkey rodeo.”

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