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Archive for May, 2012

Frank Murray, an elephant handler currently traveling with the Piccadilly Circus, was arrested on May 10th by the New Jersey SPCA on an outstanding warrant for four counts of animal cruelty.
The charges go back to June 1996, when Murray was performing in New Jersey with a different circus. He was arrested on charges of “inflicting […]

The Animal Rights Foundation of Florida and the BUAV, a UK animal protection organization, have vowed to campaign to try to block the establishment of a fourth monkey breeding facility in Florida. The plan has come to light following a tip that another company supplying monkeys to the U.S. research industry is looking to establish […]

The island nations of Barbados and St. Kitts & Nevis are 350 miles apart but have one unfortunate similarity. For centuries, the calls of African green monkeys have been heard in the forests of both countries. Sadly, both countries allow the trapping and export of wild monkeys for use in laboratory experimentation.
Recently, ARFF was part […]