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Could Experiments on Chimpanzees in the U.S. End One Day?

Could Experiments on Chimpanzees in the U.S. End One Day?

Could the end of U.S. government funding for invasive research on chimpanzees be in sight? On December 18, the National Institute of Health (NIH) announced it will retire 113 research animals from the troubled New Iberia Research Center (NIRC) in Louisiana and move them to Chimp Haven , a federal funded animal sanctuary in Keithsville, Louisiana. Back in September, the NIH had said that it planned to retire 110 animals it owns at the NIRC but that only ten would be sent to Chimp Haven , as the forest 80-hectare sanctuary would be at or near full occupancy with ten or more animals. The remaining chimpanzees were instead to be transferred to the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio , which is one of two centers in the U.S. that conducts NIH-funded research. The NIH said that those chimps would be “off-limits” to invasive research but activists continued to insi...

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