UK ‘complicit in cruel trade in wild monkeys’ for lab tests as government refuses to match EU ban

UK ‘complicit in cruel trade in wild monkeys’ for lab tests as government refuses to match EU ban

The government is refusing to align with an EU plan to halt imports of the offspring of wild-caught macaque monkeys for medical research. It has prompted claims the UK is complicit in a “cruel” trade in wild animals that risks sparking and spreading new diseases. More than 1,140 live long-tailed macaques were imported from Mauritius […]

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Activists Outraged After Canadian Companies Purchase Over 1000 Monkeys for Animal Testing

Activists Outraged After Canadian Companies Purchase Over 1000 Monkeys for Animal Testing

Animal rights activists in Canada are angry after it was revealed that Canadian companies purchased 1,000 monkeys for animal testing from Cambodia, according to the National Post. Activists argue the country should not be supporting inhumane breeders. In 2020, the government approved the import of 1,056 macaques from Cambodia for “scientific and research” use in […]

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Bears beg tourists for food at Thai zoo declared ‘hell on Earth for animals’ where tigers and other animals have been left emaciated during Covid lockdown

Bears beg tourists for food at Thai zoo declared ‘hell on Earth for animals’ where tigers and other animals have been left emaciated during Covid lockdown

A notorious Thai zoo has sparked concern for the health of its animals after it reopened to visitors following the Covid lockdown. People found bears begging for food in tiny enclosures, emaciated tigers and cattle, crocodiles swimming in filthy water and orangutans desperately reaching out to tourists behind bars. A vet dispatched by the government […]

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