Read Britches' Story
the name given by researchers to a Stump-tailed Macaque monkey who was born into
a breeding colony at the University of California, Riverside in March 1985. He
was removed from his mother at birth and had his eyelids sewn shut as part of a
three-year maternal and sensory-deprivation study involving 24 infant monkeys.
Britches On Video
Watch the video of
Britches' liberation from a laboratory, plus our own video about the Britches
Britches Campaign is touched to learn about the work being carried out by Save
the Chimps and wants to help provide a permanent sanctuary for the lifelong care
of chimpanzees rescued from research laboratories, entertainment and the pet
We are currently
highlighting two other campaigns: Apes Used In Entertainment and the supply of
Nepalese Monkeys For Use In Vivisection. Find out how you can help.
One of a kind
Britches T-shirts are now available to buy. Each purchase raises funds which go
directly towards helping the rescue and rehabilitation of primates in need. Find out more...
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