15 Jul '11, 10pm

American Airlines Stops Transporting Monkeys | Care2 Causes

American Airlines Stops Transporting Monkeys | Care2 Causes

American Airlines has joined the growing number of airlines that will not ship a primate headed for a research lab. The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) announced that American Airlines revised its policy regarding the transportation of monkeys as a direct result of a discussion the organization had with them. Michelle Thew, BUAV’s Chief Executive said in a press release, “We welcome the action taken by American Airlines to clarify its policy on this important issue. The shipment of monkeys for research is a subject that raises strong public concern. We call on remaining airlines to end their involvement in this cruel trade.” The BUAV website says: “Every year tens of thousands of primates are transported by air around the world for the international research industry. These monkeys originate from countries such as Mauritius, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, ...

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American Airlines is done with monkey business, no more flying primates for testing.

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