Posts Tagged ‘monkeys’

Rescue Of 55 Monkeys From Insolvent New Jersey Research Lab Continues

1,700-mile journey to freedom will reach Oklahoma sanctuary today, then on to Texas sanctuaries Friday night and Saturday San Antonio, Texas (July 16, 2010) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection and rescue organization, is transporting 55 rescued long-tailed macaque monkeys from an insolvent toxicology laboratory in Oxford, New Jersey. Continuing a journey that began yesterday, IDA will deliver eight of the monkeys ... Full story

In Defense Of Animals Assists In Rescue Of 55 Monkeys From New Jersey Research Lab

Organization coordinates 1,700-mile journey to freedom Oxford, N.J. (July 15, 2010) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection and rescue organization, along with several other groups has rescued 118 beagles and 55 long-tailed macaque monkeys from an insolvent toxicology laboratory in Oxford, New Jersey. The beagles were transported from the lab to shelters two weeks ago. Today, IDA will take the monkeys to ... Full story

NASA may give monkeys potentially deadly doses of gamma radiation

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) proposes testing gamma radiation on a group of squirrel monkeys, according to a statement posted by Brookhaven National Lab (BNL). “Squirrel monkeys would receive a level of radiation similar to what an astronaut would encounter on a Mars mission,” the BNL statement explains. “The monkeys would then live out the remainder of their natural lifetime at McLean , while researchers ... Full story

Celebrities Speak Against NASA ' s Monkey Radiation Experiments

Woody Harrelson, Zachary Quinto, Alicia Silverstone, James Cromwell, Allison Janney, Kristen Bell, Emily Deschanel, and Elizabeth Perkins, join IDA’s effort to save monkeys San Rafael, Calif. - In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with over 85,000 members, today released letters from celebrities opposed to NASA-funded experiments. The experiments, which NASA wants conducted at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), involve irradiating squirrel monkeys. IDA ... Full story
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