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Primate Shipments

Primate Shipments

Despite the growing number of airlines that have taken a stance against transporting primates, there are a small number that continue to play a part in this cruel trade. Recent BUAV investigations have obtained the latest information on shipments of primates transported for the research industry by the following airlines during 2009-2011:

Air Canada

48 long-tailed macaques from China to Canada on 23rd January 2011 

 

Air China

120 long-tailed macaques from China to the USA on 25th May 2010

 

Air France

120 long-tailed macaques from Vietnam to the USA on 12th May 2011

100 long-tailed macaques from Vietnam to France on 9th March 2011

104 long-tailed macaques from Mauritius to the USA on 8th April 2010

 

American Airlines

20 night monkeys from Peru to the USA on 23rd June 2009

 

China Eastern Airlines

110 long-tailed macaques from China to the USA on 8th January 2010

40 Rhesus macaques from China to the USA on 9th March 2011

70 long-tailed macaques from China to the USA on 12th April 2011

 

China Southern Airlines

120 long-tailed macaques from Indonesia to the USA on 19th March 2010

120 long-tailed macaques from Cambodia to the USA on 23rd May 2010

120 long-tailed macaques from China to the USA on 1st February 2011

120 long-tailed macaques from Vietnam to the USA on 18th February 2011

120 long-tailed macaques from China to the USA on 9th March 2011

180 long-tailed macaques from China to the USA on 16th March 2011

180 long-tailed macaques from China to the USA on 23rd March 2011

240 long-tailed macaques from Cambodia to the USA on 24th May 2011

 

Philippine Airlines

100 pig-tailed macaques from Indonesia to the USA on 30th January 2010

100 long-tailed macaques from Indonesia to the USA on 14th May 2011

 

TAM Airlines 

11 marmosets from Brazil to the USA on 1st April 2011

 

Vietnam Airways

80 long-tailed macaques from Vietnam to France (destined for the UK) on 1st February 2011

50 long-tailed macaques from Vietnam to Japan on 10th November 2010

60 long-tailed macaques from Vietnam destined for the UK on 7th September 2009  


YOU CAN HELP

Please write to the above airlines to ask them to stop participating in the cruel primate trade.