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Long-tailed macaques, photo by Sarah Kite

News Media Articles Involving Non-human Primates

The following are general interest articles about non-human primates; see separate page on injuries caused by keeping non-human primates in captivity.

These references are for the current year. To see those for previous years, see our news media archives.


2021-03-26: "Capuchin monkey found outside Owenton home, Ky. Fish & Wildlife investigating". Taylor Durden. WAVE3 News accessed 2021-03-28
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2021-03-11: "Runaway monkey fell from balcony after owner 'kept it in shocking conditions'" Faye Brown. Metro accessed 2021-03-28
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2021-03-10: "Rescued Monkeys arrive at Jeunes Animaux Confisqués au Katanga (J.A.C.K.) Sanctuary, a Pan African Sanctuary Alliance (PASA) Member" APOGroup. africanews. accessed 2021-03-28
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2021-02-11: "PETA demands probe of 'cruel' experiment on monkeys in China using NIH funds" Lexi Lonas. The Hill accessed 2021-03-28
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2021-02-09: "Nine monkeys recovered from shrine in DI Khan" Ehtisham Khan. The Express Tribune accessed 2021-03-28
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2021-02-01: "Youtuber Takes Monkeys Using Firecrackers and Beats, Americans Report to Anies" author(s). Headlinesmania.com accessed 2021-03-28
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2021-01-27: "Animal rights group press government to sanction, fine UL for monkeys' deaths" Ken Stickney. The Acadiana Advocated accessed 2021-03-29
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2021-01-24: "'No more monkey selfies': scientists told images could drive illegal pet trade" Patrick Greenfield. The Guardian accessed 2021-03-29
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2021-01-24: "Man arrested for selling macaques blames virus" Wassayos Ngamkham. Bangkok Post accessed 2021-03-29
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2021-01-21: "Florida 'Monkey Whisperer' Charged in Illegal Wildlife Trade" AP. 6 South Florida accessed 2021-03-29
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2021-01-13: "Through the looking glass: Europe's captive primates – in pictures" Anne Berry. The Guardian accessed 2021-03-29
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2021-01-10: "Limestone mining in northern Vietnam pushes endangered langurs to extinction" Anonymous. ASEAN Today accessed 2021-03-29
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2021-01-06: "Tapanuli Orangutan: Rarest Great Ape Is in Greater Danger Than Previously Known" Isabella B. The Science Times accessed 2021-03-29
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2021-01-04: "World's second largest population of rare langurs threatened by limestone mining" Tat Dinh. VnExpress accessed 2021-03-29
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