Tell Sprint Nextel Corporation to Stop Exploiting Chimpanzees

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Originally Posted: 15 May 2009

Tell Sprint Nextel Corporation to Stop Exploiting Chimpanzees

From People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

Tell Sprint Nextel to stop using chimpanzees in all of their advertisements. And urge them to promise to never use them again.

CONTACT

Sign the online petition here

And/Or better yet, make direct contact:

Daniel Hesse
CEO, Sprint-Nextel Corporation
Corporate web email

INFORMATION

When PETA learned that Sprint Nextel Corporation was airing a commercial that featured a chimpanzee in movie theaters, we immediately contacted the company to request that it pull the commercial and pledge never to use great apes in advertisements again. Sprint Nextel Corporation has failed even to respond to PETA to discuss the issue cooperatively.

To train great apes, trainers forcibly remove infants from their mothers. These babies are punched, kicked, and beaten with sticks and fists as part of the training process to ensure that they perform correctly in the fewest takes possible while on set. Great apes can live to be more than 60 years old, but at around 8 years of age, they become too powerful to be safely handled. They are often discarded at substandard roadside zoos or are simply warehoused.


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