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Primates Shouldn't Be 'Pets'

Every year tens of thousands of nonhuman primates — captured in the wild or captive-bred — are kept in chains or in small cages not only in roadside zoos and circuses, but also in private homes as "pets," where they may languish for years and develop adverse physical as well as psychological conditions.

Born Free USA's exotic "pets" campaign aims to eliminate the trade in primates for private ownership. We work toward this goal through:

Get "The Facts about Primates as 'Pets.' "