Monkey Rescued in India

Critter News

A monkey was rescued from a factory in India where it was being held in captivity. It's an adult male macaque suffering from zoochosis. According to the article, "Zoochosis is a term used by animal rights activists in reference to the degrading effect of zoos on animals that have been kept in captivity over a long period of time. Poor monkey! It's the first time I've ever heard the term.

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