Understanding what research is, what it means, and how chimpanzees are cared for in captive settings matters to decisions, the animals, public interests, and preventing unintended consequences. Ongoing decisions and news coverage about US chimpanzee research have provoked continuing debate and raised questions about the best course of action for the animals, science, and public … Continue reading Where should US chimpanzees live?
Animal Rights groups like PETA and HSUS have been trumpeting the latest PR victories by animal rights campaigners - but what's behind these "success stories"? The first "victory" for AR groups, recently touted by PeTA, was a ban on animal testing put in place by the small country of San Marino. However, let us put … Continue reading AR groups winning hollow PR victories