Alamogordo Primate Facility
Dawn Chimpanzee died at the Alamogordo Primate
Facility on August 11, 2001. Her short life began April 26, 1983.
She was given an id # of 4714.
Her cause of death is recorded as " Renal
failure and associated pericarditis secondary to chronic glomerulonephritis."
Documents about APF chimpanzees tell us:
"3. Most of the chimpanzees have either been
infected with one or more chronic viruses, and even if they were
negative controls the chimpanzees have been subjected in the past
to many invasive procedures such as punch biopsies of the liver
and anesthetic events. These procedures are thought to contribute
to long-term prolems in some animals with liver and renal failure,
and various blood abnormalities."
Comments like these tell us the extraordinarly
sloppy job these facilites do and the government regulating agencies
who get rich 'regulating' them. As has been determined long ago,
animal experiments are for the money, not for human health.
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