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Animal Hearted Blog — Primates

World’s Endangered Species Under Threat From Climate Change 0

 

Scientists around the world have been predicting dire consequences for our planet’s animal life if current global warming trends continue or worsen.  But are animals at risk right now?  A recent study estimates that 47% of threatened terrestrial mammals and 23.4% of threatened birds are already...

5 Great Volunteer Vacation Ideas for Animal Lovers 0

 

What’s the perfect vacation for someone who loves animals but would rather take a pass on seeing captive animals in zoos and aquariums, or stuffed ones in natural history museums?  How about choosing a vacation destination where you can have fun, see the sights, and help...

What You Can Do to Help Stop the Pet Primate Trade 0

 

According to the Animal Welfare Institute, there are at least 15,000 primates currently being kept as pets in the United States, and prospective buyers can easily find ads for baby monkeys and other primates (cruelly removed from their mothers...

Russia Plans to Send Monkeys to Mars 1

 

The early history of space exploration is full of sad stories of dogs, monkeys, and other animals being strapped into space capsules and sent into orbit. These early tests often had disastrous results for the animals. Now, with Mars as the next goal for space exploration,...

New State Animal Welfare Legislation for 2016 0

 

The start of a new year also often means that new state laws go into effect. What are some new animal welfare laws going into effect in the United States in 2016? We’ve gathered just a few state legislative efforts that represent a victory for animals...