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Rabbit 612958 Died a Victim of Untrained Caretakers

November 24, 2020
According to records we obtained through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Rabbit 612958 died due to inadequate care at the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) in Fort Dietrick, Maryland, on Thursday, February 28th, 2019. Rabbit 612958 had a telemetry device (which transmits biological data to researchers) surgically…

Why We’re Telling USDA to Scrap a Proposed Rule Change

November 19, 2020
If passed, a new law could worsen key protections for animals—so we're fighting against it Two months ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA–APHIS) shared a proposed rule that they want made into law. This rule would change the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), and…

Free Monkey “090235”

November 18, 2020
[Content Warning: Graphic images of animal experimentation] Monkeys and humans are surprisingly alike. We both care about our friends. We share a sense of adventure. We reach out our hands to explore the world around us—to play, to figure things out, to hug our kids. We can learn a lot…