Chimps stuck in labs despite retirement vow

February 7, 2015 2:41 AM

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Chimps stuck in labs despite retirement vow

Only six of 310 research chimps have been allowed to leave government research facilities

Despite a promise more than a year and half ago by the National Institutes of Health to retire the vast majority of government research chimpanzees to sanctuaries, hundreds of chimps are still being held for potential medical experimentation, many of them aging and intentionally infected with HIV or...

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