All posts tagged exotic pet trade

Kari Bagnall, founder of Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary

 

Kari Bagnall—founder and director of Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary—recounts the history of how she launched this facility in Gainesville, FL that houses for more than 100 monkeys that were formerly part of the exotic pet trade or had been used in laboratory research. Read more…

Cindy Carroccio–director of the Austin Zoo

Cindy Carroccio, director of the Austin Zoo–actually an expansive rescue facility that houses animals that were formerly used in lab research, were performers in circuses and roadside attractions, victims of the exotic pet trade, “surplus” animals from conventional zoos, etc.–discusses her facility, “scamtuaries,” and a panoply of animal issues. [www.AustinZoo.com, www.AustinZoo.org] Read more…