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Mary Shepherd's Blog – July 2010 Archive (2)

Governor Bill Richardson Supports Efforts to Save Alamogordo Chimpanzees

For Immediate Release Contact: Caitlin Kelleher

July 22, 2010 (505) 476-2299

This is wonderful news! I am so thankful that Governor Richardson and Senator Udall have taken the leadership on this issue. The voters of New Mexico will never forget that they have done the right thing for the animals and the people of New Mexico. Where do our other representatives fall on this issue?

For Immediate Release Contact: Caitlin Kelleher

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Added by Mary Shepherd on July 23, 2010 at 11:09am — 2 Comments

Alamogordo Chimps face return to life as lab specimens after 10 years of retirement

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), our public servants, have recently decided to send our NM chimps housed at the Alamogordo Primate Facility to a facility in San Antonio, Texas where they will again be used for invasive research after a decade of retirement. The surprising news today is that 15 chimps have already been moved. The group Animal Protection of New Mexico was trying to get these chimps into sanctuary before next spring when the contract will expire for the care and management… Continue

Added by Mary Shepherd on July 19, 2010 at 11:16pm — 9 Comments

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