Since the BUAV carried out the first ever in-depth investigation of the trade in nonhuman primates for research, we have continued to lead the field with our undercover work. Our exposés of the cruelties inherent in the trade and supply of primates receive international media coverage and have resulted in source country trade restrictions, government bans on the use of wild-caught animals and airline embargoes.
Primate Trade in South America. The trapping of wild owl monkeys.
The cruelty of the trapping and farming wild monkeys in Mauritius.
The discovery in Laos of industrial scale monkey farms supplying the research industry.
Exposing the trade in monkeys that violates international animal welfare guidelines and Indonesia’s own legislation.
Shocking footage of primates torn from their wild habitats.
The factory farming of primates in Vietnam.
Wild monkeys at a holding facility in Malaysia.
Inside monkey ‘Guantanamo Bay’ in a Spanish resort.
BUAV’s groundbreaking investigation of the international trade in primates for research.
Investigating the international trade in wild-caught baboons in Tanzania.
A BUAV investigation into the deliberate infliction of brain damage on marmosets at Cambridge University.
This investigation reveals the horror of life for monkeys in the labs at contract testers Covance, Germany