Pharmaceutical Company Cuts Ties With Monkey Abuser

September 2010

After receiving a letter from PETA describing the abuse of monkeys at notorious monkey importer Primate Products, a New England–based pharmaceutical firm pledged never to purchase animals from the company again. Photos leaked from inside Primate Products showed monkeys suffering from large, crudely sutured wounds on their heads and necks. The primates were also missing large patches of hair and had gaping bloody holes in their scalps and limbs.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind