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Ape Attack At Canary Islands Zoo: Chimpanzees Escape Enclosure And Injure Three People

Erika Fleury June 28, 2015

Chaos broke out at a Canary Island zoo when three chimpanzees escaped their enclosure and attacked three staff members as tourists looked on in horror. Two of the chimpanzees were shot dead by police with the third living through the ordeal.

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Have a Drink, Help a Primate

Erika Fleury June 17, 2015

Lexington-based West Sixth Brewing is crafting beer to benefit six non-profit organizations across Kentucky, including the Primate Rescue Center that sits on 30 acres in Jessamine County.

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U.S. Will Call All Chimps ‘Endangered’

Erika Fleury June 12, 2015

All chimpanzees will be designated as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday.

Read more of the New York Times' coverage of this historic event - including an interview by the PRC's consultant, Erika Fleury!

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USDA Inspects Monkey Farm After PETA Video Shows Poor Conditions

Erika Fleury June 02, 2015

Federal officials inspected a Hendry County, FL monkey farm last week after a seven-minute undercover video showing alleged mistreatment of animals at Primate Products was passed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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