‘BUAV reveals a cruel and illegal trade in owl monkeys for research’

Posted on August 22, 2012

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Today (22nd August), the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) posted a brief news item on their web-site titled ‘BUAV reveals a cruel and illegal trade in owl monkeys for research’.

‘… The BUAV has carried out an investigation into the trade in owl monkeys in Colombia and Peru that has revealed the cruel trapping of these wild animals and the destruction of their rainforest habitat. Evidence also uncovered by the BUAV reveals that owl monkeys from Peru have been trapped and used for research in Colombia despite a ban implemented on the export of primates by Peru in 1974.

Please support our call to the authorities in Colombia and Peru to end this cruel trade and stop issuing trapping permits. Furthermore, urge the Peruvian authorities to enforce its ban on the export of primates:

His Excellency Julio Muñoz-Deacon
Ambassador of Peru
The Embassy of Peru
52 Sloane Street
London SW1X 9SP

Email: postmaster@peruembassy-uk.com

His Excellency José Mauricio Rodríguez Múnera Ambassador of Colombia
The Embassy of Colombia
3 Hans Crescent
London SW1X 0LN

Email: elondres@cancilleria.gov.co

Read more here …’

Read the item at www.buav.org/article/1088/buav-reveals-a-cruel-and-illegal-trade-in-owl-monkeys-for-research

Please support the BUAV and all their campaigns.

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