In Defense of Animals Rescues 55 Monkeys from a New Jersey Animal Research Lab

On July 15, 2010, In Defense of Animals rescued 55 long-tailed macaque monkeys from an insolvent toxicology laboratory in Oxford, New Jersey.

This lab has been repeatedly cited by the USDA for Animal Welfare Act violations and had a license to sell animals. If not for this rescue, these monkeys could very well have ended up in other labs that routinely perform extremely invasive or terminal experiments on long-tailed macaques. Published articles from 2010 describe experimentation ranging from brain lesions, invasive brain studies of auditory, motor and visual cortex, Ebola virus, stroke, plague and drug-induced seizures. These intelligent, social nonhuman primates suffer when imprisoned for decades in stark lab environments. Monkeys often display clinical signs of depression and abnormal behavior including hair pulling, stereotypic circling and pacing, and even self mutilation.

“Rescuing these young macaques from a miserable lifetime locked in a lab furthers In Defense of Animals’ mission in protecting the rights, welfare and habitat of animals,” said IDA president Scotlund Haisley. “These young monkeys would have been subjected to decades behind bars in cramped stainless steel cages, forced to endure painful toxicology tests. Now they will have a life filled with fresh air, friends, and freedom from harm.”

IDA is transporting the monkeys to their new homes at four primate sanctuaries in Oklahoma and Texas.

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Chris DeRose on Pseudoscience

Cameras inside animal research facilities

Our Cameras are inside the laboratories around Israel exposing the truth that is being hidden from you.

The cameras are located in a big institute that conducts animal experiments- in the Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University, Bar Ilan University, Ben Gurion University, Haifa University, Weizmann Institute and the Technion.
Half a million innocent, sensitive animals, are being pushed into laboratories, and taken out through the incinerators like a smoking spiral after being tormented in the laboratories. Animals, whose only sin is their low price and high availability, are being used as tools in the hands of experimenters that take cover behind the closed laboratory doors.

http://animal-tv.org/mice/html/English.html

Help Stop “Bear Baiting and Shooting” in Canada

“Bear baiting and shooting”.  A “technique” among many hunters in Canada.

What does it consist of?  Hunters place bait in a barrel to attract the bears, and when these intelligent, gentle, and curious animals come to eat, they are shot often several times before they die. Many bears escape wounded and face a slow death from blood loss, gangrene, or other infections, dehydration, or starvation. 

Mother bears who are killed leave behind orphaned cubs who are completely dependent on them for food during their first 17 months, and when left in the wilderness alone, they often cannot survive. In many areas there are few restrictions against shooting mother bears with nursing cubs, leading to the destruction of entire families.

Because of the barbaric nature of bear baiting, it has been banned in British Columbia and many U.S. states. Many Canadians and numerous hunting and conservation groups agree that this is a cruel and unsportsmanlike practice, yet black bears continue to be mercilessly slaughtered in Canada.

Here is a link to a video I found on youtube of bear baiting and shooting. 
Please be advised that the video is VERY graphic.

Please sign this petition to help stop this cruel act.  Thanks in advance

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/help-stop-bear-baiting-and-shooting-in-canada%20(PETITION)

Malish – footage from an israeli vivisection laboratory