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Dangerous and Irresponsible: PETA attempts to intimidate NIH Director Francis Collins

PETA campaigns are rarely benign, from misrepresenting science to glorifying violence against women and scientists. Their latest campaign, reported yesterday by Science Insider, is no different. 1,217 more words

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THE FALL AND REINSTATEMENT OF THE KING

Eyebrows was rightfully named so due to the appearance of drawn on eyebrows in his early photo-ID photos, it wasn’t long however till his name was expanded to Eyebrows-the-King as he behaves as if he is reigning over the troop. 282 more words

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German Outreach Done Right

The German Primate Center (DPZ) have been producing some excellent resources to show how their primates are housed. This sort of outreach goes a long way to helping understand the lengths that institutions will go to ensure that high standards of animal welfare are maintained for their primates. 328 more words

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DRY SEASON

Three months have gone by now since I started following the urban vervets around Lilongwe and a lot has changed. I started tracking and habituating them back in March, the rains in the region had just recently ended and the city was still lush. 596 more words

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