“No Animals Were Harmed”

“The chimpanzees…were struck or kicked or had something thrown at them…but they also sometimes just got hit out of the blue by the Head Trainer and my sense was that he did that to keep them focused and keep them paying attention to him.”

Sarah Baeckler

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Excellent Sarah. As a veterinarian working with captive wild animals, like performing chimps, I too have witnessed these methods. There is no ethical way to train a chimpanzee to perform for our entertainment.

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