Ebola threatens chimp sanctuary

August 8, 2014
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Ebola threatens chimp sanctuary

Humans are not the only ones at risk from Ebola: chimps and gorillas are also susceptible to the deadly virus, which is currently wreaking havoc in West Africa. It’s turning out to be the worst outbreak of this virus in history.   That’s why we are so worried about our friends at the Tacugama...

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Hollywood comes to IPPL

August 11, 2014
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Hollywood comes to IPPL

Over the weekend we were delighted to welcome not one, but two bona fide Hollywood actors to the IPPL sanctuary. Actress and animal activist Elaine Hendrix arrived yesterday with her boyfriend and fellow-actor Salvator Xuereb, as well as his young daughter Anouk and son Finnley, as the four of them were in the midst...

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WikiLeaks confirms IPPL’s role in India’s monkey export ban

August 1, 2014
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WikiLeaks confirms IPPL’s role in India’s monkey export ban

An IPPL member recently drew my attention to information about primates on WikiLeaks. In searching the files, I found mainly State Department cables about U.S. primate procurement efforts. Interestingly, I came across this cable dated December 2, 1977, showing that the State Department blamed IPPL for India’s historic ban on the export of its...

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