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Plans for Primate Breeding Facility Stopped in Puerto Rico | Care2 Causes

Plans for Primate Breeding Facility Stopped in Puerto Rico | Care2 Causes

This month the Puerto Rico senate voted unanimously to stop plans to build a facility that would house and breed macaques and export them to research facilities requesting that “the United States Department of Agriculture and the Fish and Wildlife Services deny any and all permit request by Bioculture Mauritus, any of its subsidiaries or Bioculture Puerto Rico, Inc., with the purpose of importing Macaca fascicularis into Puerto Rico.” Bioculture, Ltd., a Mauritius-based company, had been working on plans to build a facility in Guayama, Puerto Rico and to to capture more than 4,000 monkeys from Mauritius, cage and breed them before shipping them off to be used in experiments by the pharmaceutical industry. However, in 2009 primates got some hope when Guayama’s Superior Court ordered a temporary halt on the project as a result of a lawsuit filed on the grounds that Biocultur...

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