Large ‘Monkey’ to Demand Primate Lab’s Closure at Apple Cup

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November 22, 2023

Tas Bruner 202-483-7382

Seattle – Spectators arriving for the College of Washington (UW) Apple Cup and President’s Pregame Reception on Saturday can be greeted by Northwest Animal Rights Community (NARN) and PETA supporters, together with an enormous “monkey,” who will name for the closure of the varsity’s Washington Nationwide Primate Analysis Heart (WaNPRC). On the identical time, a disturbing cell video message that includes sports activities reporter and influencer Emily Austin will circle the campus and Husky Stadium to reveal the horrors contained in the WaNPRC.  And this advert telling UW to “cease the monkey enterprise” will run in The Every day’s Sport Every day newspaper, which can be handed out throughout Saturday’s recreation.

When:      Saturday, November 25, 11:30 a.m.

The place:    Outdoors College of Washington Station in entrance of Husky Stadium, 3800 Montlake Blvd. N.E., Seattle (Please see the Google Maps hyperlink right here.)

A picture from PETA’s cell message

The federally funded laboratory—the place experimenters minimize into endangered monkeys’ skulls and infect them with lethal pathogens—is infamous for permitting animals to die from strangulation, dehydration, hunger, choking on their very own vomit, and mauling. Final yr, UW was compelled to pay greater than $540,000 in charges, penalties, and curiosity for attempting to maintain public information concerning the disasters contained in the WaNPRC’s partitions hidden.

“UW followers ought to know that their tax {dollars} are paying for the torment and abuse of monkeys within the College of Washington’s primate laboratories,” says NARN Board President Rachel Bjork. “PETA and NARN are calling on UW to shut the primate heart and change to superior, animal-free analysis strategies which are related to human well being.”

PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals are usually not ours to experiment on”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra data, please go to, take heed to The PETA Podcast, or observe the group on X (previously Twitter), Fb, or Instagram.

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