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11 Things That Crystal the Monkey Would Rather Be Doing

Written by PETA | October 10, 2012

UPDATE: After immense pressure from PETA, advertisers, and supporters like you, NBC has made the decision to pull Animal Practice from its fall lineup.

Crystal, who plays a veterinarian’s “pet” on Animal Practice, is a capuchin monkey who has been exploited in numerous commercials, TV shows, and movies. What might she be doing if she were allowed to live her life as nature intended instead of being forced to perform on a sitcom?

1. Taking a nap

2. Shakin’ her tail feathers

And wavin’ her tail in the air like she just don’t care.

3. Skipping rocks

4. Getting a piggyback ride 

I could get used to this.

5. Playing hide and seek

6. Grubbing on some fruit

7. Exploring her inner yogi

My cat pose still needs a little work.

8. Climbing a tree

9. Preparing for the Capuch-a-lympics

10. Monkeying around with her family

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11. Having a best friend she can relate to—not a Hollywood producer or a human actor but a fellow monkey whom she can spend her days and nights playing, climbing, foraging, and being free with

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