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Lab Staff Can't Keep Track of Their Baby Monkeys
Frances Chrzan, July 14, 2021
Demand an investigation into staff failure at this National Primate Research Center.
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Emory: Strip the Honor of Robert Yerkes, Close Primate Lab
Amy Meyer, July 8, 2021
Emory University should strip the honor of Robert Yerkes by shutting down the Yerkes National Primate Research Center.
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WATCH: Rare Video Released from ASU Primate Lab
Amy Meyer, July 7, 2021
Footage shows a monkey with a surgically implanted "head cap" running in circles in a barren cage at Arizona State University. 
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Another Lab Hangs Mice by Their Tails for Cruel Experiments
Natassia Tuhovak, June 22, 2021
It's excruciating, terrifying, and unnatural. Experimenters are hanging mice upside-down for a week.
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Primate-Experimenting University Settles Grant Fraud Case
The Rise for Animals Team, June 21, 2021
The $1.32 million settlement with the Justice Department comes after charges of alleged misuse of taxpayer money for more than 200 grants.
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Let’s Make Sure Our Companion Animals Don’t End Up in Labs
Natassia Tuhovak, June 17, 2021
We support the Pet Safety and Protection Act, a federal bill just reintroduced by Representatives Mike Doyle and Chris Smith.
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Cats Given COVID-19 and Left to Suffer at University
Frances Chrzan, June 11, 2021
The University of Wisconsin-Madison infected cats with the deadly virus, then watched as the cats suffered.
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UC Davis Negligence Results in Infant Monkey Death (Again)
Amy Meyer, June 1, 2021
At this point, it’s hard to keep up with how many monkeys UC Davis has killed.
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Urgent: Californians, Dogs and Cats Need You Now!
Frances Chrzan, June 1, 2021
CA residents, save dogs and cats from experiments now. Please contact your Senator and urge them to support S.B. 252.