US a Hub for Eatin' Them Endangered Species

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Be warned there's a horrific picture of a cooked monkey head in this article.) The United States is one of the world's largest, if not the largest, consuming nations for wildlife products. Tags: wildlife trafficking us endangered species And here I've been yelling at China all this time. (Be From Alternet.org.

Stupid TLC Show Called "My Monkey Baby"

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It's a TLC show about humans that adopt monkeys and treat them as their children. Monkey business is big business in the United States, where some people pay up to $5,000 to adopt a monkey of their own, often a capuchin monkey, which can grow up to 22 inches and 9 pounds. There are hundreds of videos on the Internet of proud parents enjoying their monkeys, and an estimated 15,000 monkeys live with humans as pets or surrogate children in the United States.