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Primate welfare
Primates as pets
  1. Michael Stanford
  1. President, BVZS, Pool House, Pool Lane, Tarvin, Cheshire CH3 8JY
  1. e-mail: mstanford{at}

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OVERALL, the British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS) welcomes the conclusions of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee inquiry published on June 10, 2014, as a proportionate response to the issue of the private ownership of primates.

We remain firmly of the view that no primate species is suitable to be kept as …

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