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Please protest the shipment of primates

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UPDATE

Urgent update – monkeys on China Southern Airlines flight are destined for Covance in the US.

A sympathetic member of staff at Guangzhou airport has tipped off the BUAV about a shipment of primates transported by China Southern Airlines to Chicago. The shipment of 72 crates, which contains hundreds of long-tailed macaques, is due to land today, 7/20, at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) at 10:00 (CDT). We have also learned that the final destination of the monkeys is the contract research organization, Covance.

A past BUAV investigation at a Covance facility in Germany uncovered the horrific suffering of thousands of monkeys subjected to a life of deprivation, fear, torment and toxic poisoning. The Covance facility specialised almost exclusively in primate toxicology for the international pharmaceutical and chemical industry.

BACKGROUND | SOURCE BUAV

A China Southern flight with monkeys on board is on its way to the USA tonight…

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