NIH has made a decision to retire nearly 90% of its chimpanzees, but keeping a “reserve” population of up to 50 for “future potential research.”
Despite the fact that the Institute of Medicine has declared chimpanzees are not necessary in current medical research, the people in the white coats just can’t let go entirely.
Source: New England Anti-Vivesection Society.
What’s the point of them releasing some and keeping others? Why can’t they just release them all? I wonder if they even have a specific reason why.
Reblogged this on Ann Novek–With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors.