Good News for the Alamagordo Chimps!
DECEMBER 31, 2010
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. chimpanzees animal research primates National Institutes of Health new mexico