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Save UBC Monkeys From Death

The University of British Columbia intends to kill four rhesus monkeys in order to study Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson's disease is a serious illness that is specific to humans. In the experiment, the monkeys will be injected with a toxin that will artificially produce Parkinson's-like symptoms, and subsequently killed for post-mortem analysis.

http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/Activists+want+four+monkeys+slated+Parkinson+research/4122894/story.html

The group ”Stop UBC Animal Research” has offered to buy the monkeys and send them to a sanctuary.

http://stopubcanimalresearch.org/

 

Photo credit: Reuters

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    Dr. John Hepburn
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    Dr. Don Brooks
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    Fred Woo
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