High Court rules Mazor breeding farm can export monkeys born in captivity

06.06.2012                      16.Siwan. 5772

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High Court rules Mazor breeding farm can export monkeys born in captivity

The court offers compromise to Mazor farm and animal rights activists in which 40 monkeys born in captivity will be cleared for export to the U.S. for experiments, while 50 others captured in the wild will be barred from export.

Animal rights groups had petitioned the court to demand a complete ban on the sale of 90 monkeys from the Mazor monkey-breeding farm to SNBL laboratories. In an afternoon session dealing with the petition, justices Salim Joubran, Hanan Melcer and Yoram Danziger offered a compromise that would ban the sale of 50 older monkeys, but enable the export of 40 monkeys born in captivity….