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These are life stories of primates held in U.S. primate laboratories. They are based on documents obtained from the labs.
Clint Chimpanzee
Dover Chimpanzee
Sellers Chimpanzee
Tottie Chimpanzee
3566 Rhesus Macaque
PWc2 Rhesus Macaque
Unknown Rhesus Macaque
YN70-119 Chimpanzee
YN73-125 Gorilla
YN74-17 Chimpanzee
YN74-68 Chimpanzee
YN78-109 Chimpanzee
YN79-33 Chimpanzee
YN81-124 Chimpanzee
YN86-37 Squirrel Monkey
13447 Rhesus Macaque
13481 Rhesus Macaque
14326 Rhesus Macaque
20213 Rhesus Macaque
20229 Rhesus Macaque D
20233 Rhesus Macaque
20247 Rhesus Macaque
20253 Rhesus Macaque
20346 Rhesus Macaque
18714 Crab-eating Macaque
20629 Rhesus Macaque
22114 Crab-eating Macaque
23915 Crab-eating Macaque
23954 Squirrel Monkey
23993 Squirrel Monkey
23997 Squirrel Monkey
24005 Squirrel Monkey
24013 Squirrel Monkey
24557 Crab-eating Macaque
24605 Crab-eating Macaque
24974 Rhesus Macaque
24994 Rhesus Macaque
25142 Crab-eating Macaque
25157 Crab-eating Macaque
25205 Crab-eating Macaque
25250 Crab-eating Macaque
25274 Rhesus Macaque
25281 Rhesus Macaque
25412 Crab-eating Macaque
25809 Squirrel Monkey
27276 Crab-eating Macaque
27306 Rhesus Macaque
28092 Crab-eating Macaque
28098 Crab-eating Macaque
28100 Crab-eating Macaque
28104 Crab-eating Macaque
28109 Crab-eating Macaque
28114 Crab-eating Macaque
28545 Squirrel Monkey
28562 Squirrel Monkey
28796 Crab-eating Macaque
30749 Crab-eating Macaque
30755 Crab-eating Macaque
30813 Rhesus Macaque
30914 Rhesus Macaque
30916 Rhesus Macaque
30983 Rhesus Macaque
31031 Rhesus Macaque
34273 Crab-eating Macaque
34274 Crab-eating Macaque
34275 Crab-eating Macaque
34276 Crab-eating Macaque
34278 Crab-eating Macaque
34279 Crab-eating Macaque
34280 Crab-eating Macaque
34281 Crab-eating Macaque
cj0233 Common Marmoset
cj0453 Common Marmoset D
cj0495 Common Marmoset
cj0506 Common Marmoset
cj1654 Common Marmoset
Piotr Rhesus Macaque
rhaf72 Rhesus Macaque
rhao45 Rhesus Macaque
Rh1890 Rhesus Macaque
R80180 Rhesus Macaque
R87083 Rhesus Macaque
R89124 Rhesus Macaque
R89163 Rhesus Macaque
R90128 Rhesus Macaque
R91040 Rhesus Macaque
R93014 Rhesus Macaque
S93052 Rhesus Macaque
R95054 Rhesus Macaque D
R95065 Rhesus Macaque D
R95076 Rhesus Macaque D
R95100 Rhesus Macaque
R96108 Rhesus Macaque
R97041 Rhesus Macaque
R97082 Rhesus Macaque
R97111 Rhesus Macaque
Response from Jordana Lenon, public relations manager for WNPRC. Citizens' requests Lenon refused to answer.
A03068 Rhesus Macaque
A98056 Pig-tailed Macaque
A92025 Baboon
F91396 Pig-tailed Macaque D
J90153 Pig-tailed Macaque
J90266 Pig-tailed Macaque
J90299 Crab-eating Macaque
J91076 Pig-tailed Macaque D
J91386 Pig-tailed Macaque D
J91398 Pig-tailed Macaque D
J92068 Pig-tailed Macaque
J92349 Pig-tailed Macaque D
J92476 Pig-tailed Macaque
B15A Vervet
788E Rhesus Macaque
9382 Vervet
1984-016 Vervet
1991-016 Vervet
1992-015 Vervet
1994-014 Vervet
1994-046 Vervet
1994-087 Vervet
1995-046 Vervet
1995-101 Vervet
1996-022 Vervet
MCY24525 Crab-eating Macaque
MCY24540 Crab-eating Macaque
OIPM-007 Crab-eating Macaque
MCY24525 Crab-eating Macaque
MCY24540 Crab-eating Macaque
UNC-Chapel Hill
3710 Squirrel Monkey
Ashley Chimpanzee
Karla Chimpanzee
Tyson Chimpanzee
Snoy Chimpanzee
Maurice p1 Maurice p2 Chimpanzee
Hercules Chimpanzee
Jerome Chimpanzee
Ritchie Chimpanzee
Rex Chimpanzee
Topsey Chimpanzee
B.G. Chimpanzee
Dawn Chimpanzee
BamBam Chimpanzee
Dixie Chimpanzee
Ginger Chimpanzee
Kelly Chimpanzee
Lennie Chimpanzee
Kist Chimpanzee
Peg Chimpanzee
Aaron Chimpanzee
Chuck Chimpanzee
James Chimpanzee
Alex Chimpanzee
Muna Chimpanzee
Wally Chimpanzee
#1028 Chimpanzee
Lippy Chimpanzee
#1303 Chimpanzee
#CA0127 Chimpanzee
Shane Chimpanzee
196 Baboon
The Fauna Foundation Chimpanzees
Center for Biologics Evaluation
Univ. of Alabama - Birmingham

Univ. of Minnesota

00FP8 Long-tailed Macaque
312E Rhesus Macaque
9711B Rhesus Macaque
99IP61 Long-tailed Macaque
CDC-Column E 2002


MCY 24540 was acquired by the University of Utah on August 22, 2002. She was born at California Regional Primate Research Center on December 1, 1975. Her records start in January 1989, and the entries follow.

On January 17, 1989 she was given a full physical examination. Blood was drawn, and she was given a rectal swab to check for parasites and bacterial infections.

On March 14, 1989 she was moved.

April 17, 1989: Moved

May 9, 1989: "Exp. Intervention Nasogastric Intubation, Insertion and Care, Chloroquine 2 Days; Primaquine 14 days."

On October 19 and 23, 1989 she was administered Intramuscular Prednisone.

January 11, 1990: Moved.

May 10, 1990: Blood was drawn.

October 15, 1991: Blood was drawn.

January 19, 1994: Blood was drawn.

May 24, 1994: Moved.

June 30, 1994: Moved again.

September 8, 1995: Moved again.

October 26, 1995: Blood was drawn.

May 13, 1996: Moved again.

On Jun 28 and Jul 15, 1996 she was administered Iron Dextran.

April 18, 1997: Moved again.

January 14, 1998: Moved again.

February 24, 1998: Blood drawn.

May 14, 1998: Moved again.

Jun 14, 1998: The entry states "Patient status determination, closure by suture, hip wound, lacerated."

Jun 15, 1998: Immunized with tetanus.

December 15, 1998: Moved again.

March 25, 1999: Moved again.

August 6, 1999: Moved again.

February 12, 2000: Administered penicillin for 5 days.

October 30, 2000: Blood was drawn

April 9, 2001: Blood was drawn.

On July 11, 2001, MCY 24540 was given a "pre-shipment physical exam." It noted that she had abnormalities in her "Integument, Musculoskeletal, and circulatory organ systems." It also noted "dislocated L-hand D3 [left hand digit 3], Right D3 & D4 [third and fourth fingers on her right hand], tail."

In addition it noted "severe hyperkeratosis [a growth of skin tissue] on tail" and "grade 2 cardiac murmur" and "T-L kyphosis [abnormal shape of spine]"

On August 15, 2001, MCY 24540 was shipped to University of Utah.

August 22, 2001: U of U records note receiving her.

Judging from the signatures on the daily care log, she appears to have switched carepersons on February 11, 2002.

February 11, 2002: "Low appetite, shaking, health report filed." The health report states: "Ketamine 30 mg IM. PE ulcerated tongue, abdominal palpation - unable to distinguish kidneys. Blood taken for CBC. Animal was immobilized not to surgerical [sic] plane of anesthesia."

February 12, 2002: "Sluggish, Not Very active, still shaking."

February 13, 2002: Daily Care log: "Still shaking, not very active." A seperate health status report on this date notes: "Blood work received - CBC and CP is normal - monkey received 1cc of cetazolin. Spoke w/ Jack Taylor [the director of U of U's vivarium] about the case - treatment to be discontinued - possible Herpes infection."

February 14, 2002: "Moved due to barking dogs A little more active, seems tired though." Health status report says something similar on this day: "Monkeys moved from the room next to two dogs back to their original room."

February 15, 2002: "eating peanuts." Health status report on this day says "Animal is maintaning hydration, but leaving food. Continue to offer treats and watch.

February 25, 2002: "not eating, but drinking."

February 26, 2002: "Slow moving, no change in eating, but still drinking."

March 1, 2002: "Ate her apples but nothing else."

On March 4, 2002, she switched carepersons again. The rest of the entries in the daily care log are now just a checked box that says "no abnormalities

Thank you to Jeremy Beckham for making MCY 24540's life story a part of the public record of government sanctioned and funded atrocities known as primate vivisection.

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