Government scientists have agreed that all but 50 of hundreds of chimpanzees kept for federally funded research should be retired from labs and sent to a national sanctuary. Animal-rights activists said they were pleased by the recommendations. "At last, our federal government understands: A chimpanzee should no more live in a laboratory than a human should live in a phone booth," the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said in a statement.
updated: 1/23/2013 10:39 AM
U.S. government scientists say retire most research chimps
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