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Long-tailed macaques, photo by Sarah Kite

Examples of Past Experiments Using Non-human Primates

Below are samples of past publications from laboratories in which non-human primates were used in experiments (entries for the current year). Our intention is to provide details of the types of research to which non-human primates are being subjected. Bear in mind that what we list here is only a tiny example of the dozens of experiments published each week.

Although we emphasise welfare issues with respect to how the research impacted on the animals, please bear in mind that the non-human primates used were all essentially wild animals, even if bred in captivity. Because of this, the suffering and stress of being in captivity was inherent in every case.