Monkeys, lemurs sold in British pet shops

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video from South Africa says about itself:

Vervet monkey babies

10 January 2009

Looking after orphaned baby monkeys at the Vervet Monkey Foundation. PLEASE DO NOT SUPPORT THE PRIMATEPET TRADE! Some of these animals were rescued after people tried to keep them as pets. The pet trade in primates is cruel, and causes suffering – please do not support it. Despite what you may be told there are NO primates that are suitable as pets.

As they grow stronger and more independent, they are eventually integrated with a suitable adult female foster-mother and become less reliant on humans. Eventually the orphans are released into the wild if possible or into a 2-3 hectare outdoor enclosure.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Monkeys ‘being sold in British pet shops’

Friday 22nd August 2014

MONKEYS and ring-tailed lemurs are among primates being flogged to the public in…

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