Yerkes

Three voles and a rhesus monkey died due to alleged negligence at Yerkes National Primate Research Center in 2017, according to documents filed with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Emory University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) ...

A monkey died last winter at Emory University’s Yerkes National Primate Research Center, marking the third primate death at Yerkes after which animal rights group Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN) has alleged negligence since December 2014. In January, a surgical ...

Yerkes National Primate Research Center (Yerkes) is planning to donate eight chimpanzees to England, amidst the criticisms of animal activists. The center is currently seeking a permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to export its chimpanzees to Wingham Wildlife Park (WWP), ...

Michael Budkie, executive director of Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN), filed an official complaint against Emory University on Sept. 18. The complaint was submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and referenced two “negligent” primate deaths at Emory’s Yerkes National ...