Petition: End Deadly Primate Testing in the University of California at Davis!

Petition: End Deadly Primate Testing in the University of California at Davis!

We recently reported on an undercover investigation by Cruelty Free International and SOKO Tierschutz that revealed footage of dogs, cats, and monkeys suffering in a European laboratory. What was uncovered sparked outrage on behalf of concerned people around the world. But the truth is that monkeys have been bred and tortured for testing for a […]

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Video: Volkswagen Will Stop Funding Diesel Fume Tests on Monkeys

Care2 readers, we have a victory to celebrate. You helped convince Volkswagen executives to stop funding cruel animal testing of their vehicles’ exhaust levels. After months of protests, petitions and angry demonstrations, Volkswagen announced in a letter to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals that it will no longer support any animal testing […]

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Barbary Macaque Macaca sylvanus

Barbary Macaque Macaca sylvanus

The Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus), Barbary ape, or magot is a species of macaque unique for its distribution outside Asia and for its vestigial tail. Found in the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco along with a small population that were introduced from Morocco to Gibraltar, the Barbary macaque is one of the best-known Old […]

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Macaca leucogenys: New Species of Macaque Discovered in Tibet

A group of scientists led by Dr Peng-fei Fan of the Dali University’s Institute of Eastern-Himalaya Biodiversity Research in Yunnan has described a new species of macaque from Modog County, southeastern Tibet, China. The team’s discovery is published online in the American Journal of Primatology. Macaques are medium to large-sized monkeys belonging to the genus […]

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