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After being called to help calm her boss' adult male pet chimpanzee Travis at home, Charla Nash suffered a disfiguring attack from the powerful 200-pound animal that left her barely alive.
Ben Smith at Politico has the following press release today, regarding new 'primates as pets' legislation being introduced in the aftermath of Travis ...
Primates pose serious risks; they can transmit diseases, and inflict serious physical harm. These risks are increased by interstate transport of the animals.
Among the very first Congressional bills introduced this week were two important measures to protect wildlife and should be on the fast track to getting over the finish line in the new session.
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