Science: Chimpanzee Embargo

So many chimpanzees have been taken out of Africa by irresponsible persons that the French government has called a halt. The Governor General of French West Africa issued an order against the capture, detention and sale or exportation of living chimpanzees in French territory. Special permits will be issued only to scientists and medical investigators to secure the animals for scientific experimentation, and these are limited as to time and number. The apes may be captured only with nets or traps, and not wounded.

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