Air Canada Criticized for Transporting Research Monkeys
JANUARY 24, 2011
Sarah Kite, director of communications and special projects for the BUAV, said monkeys destined for research facilities are usually transported in cramped wooden crates in the plane’s cargo hold, where they can be subject to fluctuations in temperature, stopovers and in some cases long delays. Air Canada is one of a small number of airlines that continues to transport these primates, Kite said. Awful. For the full Toronto Star story, go here.