AfA opposes wild macaque capture & export from Philippines

AfA opposes wild macaque capture & export from Philippines

Posted on Friday 22nd May 2020

Categories: News, Wildlife

Coalition speaks out against mass capture to supply animal testing demand

Authorities in Manila are considering issuing permits that would allow the capture of many thousands of wild long-tailed macaques to serve increasing demand for animal testing. They have cited human-macaque conflict in certain areas as a justification for this initiative. Our letter points out the many animal welfare and conservation concerns around this issue and implores them to desist. Read our letter HERE
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