Primate Rescue Center

No More Monkey Business for Senators

April Truitt July 11, 2011

A group of lawmakers is seeking to put the kibosh on transporting primates in the exotic pet trade.

Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), David Vitter (R-La.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are standing up for our genetically similar, hairy friends by introducing the Captive Primate Safety Act. The measure would make it illegal to move monkeys, apes and other non-human primates across state lines in order to sell them.

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