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Saved: Trudy the Chimpanzee

25 January 2009

ADI has built up a formidable body of film and photographic evidence that reveals the extent of animal suffering in travelling circuses. In 1996 an 18 month investigation into the use of animals in circuses took our field officers to Mary Chipperfield Promotions Ltd (MCP) where field officers worked undercover at Croft Farm for several months from 1997 – 1998. Read more »

Saved: Capuchin Monkeys saved from neurology laboratory

25 January 2009

In 2001 the plight of a group of capuchin monkeys at the University of Chile’s neuroscience laboratory came to light. Their brains had been exposed and electrodes attached to monitor their optic nerves. Undercover footage showed the monkeys running in circles, screaming and defecating as staff approached. The experiments were halted, but for four monkeys remained in the lab. Read more »

Saved: Kodak the Capuchin

25 January 2009

Kodak is a wild-caught capuchin monkey, who was exported from Guyana in South America to Greece, at the age of one year old. In 2003, he was sold by a primate dealer to an Athens resident. Kodak the Capuchin Read more »

Saved: Toto the Chimpanzee

25 January 2009

An incredible journey for Toto the tragic circus chimp ended in joy on 6 September 2003 when, for the first time in over 20 years, Toto shared his first embrace with another chimpanzee. Read more »

Orlandito: Into the Wilds!

25 January 2009

ADI are delighted to report that we are currently funding the rehabilitation of Orlandito, a Brown Capuchin Monkey, with the aim of releasing him and his group back into the WILD! He was originally rescued by the environmental police and placed in the Unity Rescue and Rehabilitation of Wild Animals Centre, (“URRAS”) in Colombia, which belongs to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry at the National University of Colombia. Read more »

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