Good News for the Alamagordo Chimps!
DECEMBER 31, 2010
This gives animal rights activists some time to prepare further defense of the animals. Bill Richardson on Thursday the chimps will not be transferred to a San Antonio, Texas, facility until the National Academy of Sciences reviews policies on using chimpanzees in biomedical research. The NIH proposed sending them to Texas to be used in research aimed at finding a hepatitis C vaccine. Animal welfare activists protested the transfer.