Animal Rights Articles
Moo-ving people toward compassionate living
Visit the all-creatures.org Home Page.
Write us with your comments: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monkey Business...Edwards, Wrong About Everything?
By Rick Bogle, Primate Freedom Project
In "My Monkey" (05/15/2009), primate center director Joe Kemnitz and veterinarian Buddy Capuano dismiss Bill Lueders’ questions about rhesus monkey r04040’s diarrhea by saying wild monkeys also have diarrhea. They must be either unfamiliar with the literature on this serious widespread problem in primate laboratories, or else were being less than forthcoming.
In peer-reviewed journals, their colleagues have noted that: "Chronic enterocolitis [diarrhea] is the leading cause of morbidity in colonies of captive rhesus macaques.... In colonies of nonhuman primates, recurring diarrhea is the leading cause of animal morbidity requiring veterinary care."
The primate vivisectors may not want to discuss this problem because, if they can’t cure diarrhea, how likely is it that they will cure AIDS?
Said George Bernard Shaw: "It is hardly to be expected that a man who does not hesitate to vivisect for the sake of science will hesitate to lie about it afterwards to protect it from what he deems the ignorant sentimentality of the laity."
Return to Animal Rights Articles
Please Help Our Efforts
We welcome your comments:
Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
All Creatures Animal Rights Article: justice, peace, love, compassion, ethics, organizations, Bible, God, Lord, Jesus, Christ, Holy Spirit, grass roots, animals, cruelty free, lifestyle, hunting, fishing, traping, farm, farming, factory, fur, meat, slaughter, cattle, beef, pork, chicken, poultry, hens, battery, debeaking. Thee is also a similarity to the human aspects of prolife, pro life, pro-life, abortion, capital punishment, and war.
| Home Page | Animal Issues | Archive | Art and Photos | Articles | Bible | Books | Church and Religion | Discussions | Health | Humor | Letters | Links | Nature Studies | Poetry and Stories | Quotations | Recipes | What's New? |
Thank you for visiting all-creatures.org.