22 May '11, 5am

#airfrance cargo primates for research #france

The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) is renewing efforts for their “Cargo Cruelty” campaign after an investigation found monkeys destined for labs in the US and UK being transported on passenger airlines by Air France and Vietnam Airlines. The BUAV released footage documenting the shipment via Air France of 120 monkeys in tiny crates all the way from Vietnam to Paris and on to Chicago, where they were picked up and delivered to Covance Research Products in Madison, Wisconsin. Another 80 monkeys were shipped from Vietnam in March to France for the Centre de Primatologie. Vietnam Airlines brought another 80 to Belgrave Services, a primate dealer located in the UK. Thousands of primates are transported around the world every year to meet the demand for research subjects. They’re stolen from the wild, separated from their family groups, caged, isolated, ke...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/animal-welfare/blog/buav-reve...

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care2.com 22 May '11, 7pm

The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) is renewing efforts for their “Cargo Cruelty” campaign after an ...