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Great Apes Summit – PETA

September 24, 2013

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Today, Dan Mathews, PETA spoke to me about the use of primates in Hollywood for the Great Apes Summit in Jackson Hole. Mathews addressed the chimpanzee featured in Paramount Pictures’ The Wolf of Wall Street starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

There’s no such thing as bad publicity

April 18, 2011

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Six minutes in a swanky hotel suite with a Hollywood A-lister pretty much sums up the quality time you get with a star during celebrity junkets. I can hear some of you groupies now, “that’s all I need…!”. Trust me it feels like a bad love affair, it’s over before you realise and you spend […]

Petition calls for US government to stop testing on chimps

March 6, 2011

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The debate about chimpanzees being used for medical research reached boiling point this week, as campaigners in the United States filed a legal petition. The row is over the fate of 14 chimpanzees who were allegedly moved illegally from a colony of 186 “research” chimpanzees that live in Alamogordo┬áPrimate Facility – AFP, (formerly the Coulston […]