International Primate Day

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The 1st of September is International Primate Day – Animal Defenders International established this day in 2005 to focus attention on primate conservation and welfare.  Business Times International has, interestingly, run an article highlighting the serious threats facing primates, to raise awareness.  Many organisations devoted to primates are spreading the word:

https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/internationalprimateday

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