to see the photos
(warning - disturbing content)
is the yet another example of the heartless, cruel vivisection supplier
PPI and the suffering involved in the global primate trade. Thanks to the
work of The Animal Liberation Investigation Unit we have been made aware
of the suffering inside the chilling confines of Primate Products, Inc.
(7780 NW 53rd Street Miami, FL). The ALIU has released ten damning photographs
from within Primate Products.
photos depict lifeless monkeys, many bloodied with their skulls exposed.
We don't know what happened to these unfortunate animals, but the injuries
shown in the pictures are horrific. These pictures have become public and
follow on only two weeks after the leaked documentation showing PPI's involvement
in the supply of primates to HLS in New Jersey. If you are in the Florida
area and can help with the campaign to close down this primate supplier,
then please do get involved!
Florida demo, September 7th - Be part of the campaign and remind every PPI
employee of the shame they carry, the pain they are responsible for and
the blood that is on their hands.
more information about the campaign to close this supplier down, contact:
had also received a number of leaked
documents from PPI at the beginning of August detailing the purchase
of hundreds of monkeys from China by Huntingdon Life Sciences between 2006-2008.
The documents reveal, once again, how HLS and its customers are directly
responsible for the horrible suffering of monkeys trapped for the international
documents include contracts, invoices, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service import
permits, animal health certificates issued by the People's Republic of China,
shipping routes, contact sheets, and miscellaneous e-mails (such as correspondence
about a December 2007 trip to Florida by three HLS employees from the UK
and US to tour Primate Products, Inc.'s quarantine facility and breeding
1st update: Top USDA officials, including Eastern Regional Director Betty
Goldentyer, confirmed that its inspectors will, based on the photos and
complaints from animal groups, go visit the facility and investigate.
president of Primate Products, Don Bradford, confirmed that the photos are
real, they were taken from inside the facility, and the animals in the images
are not dead.
the activists say regardless of how the animals in the photos were injured,
it reveals the unsettling world of using live animals for medical and other