Sophie wants a pet monkey

How can you help primates in the pet trade?

You can learn more about the struggles of primates kept as pets, by visiting the RSPCA’s primates as pets page here.

There are currently no petitions on the government website to ban monkeys or any other primates from being sold as pets in the UK. But don’t worry, we can all start our own petition! Just type into your computer and print off a copy. Then you can ask your friends, teacher and family to sign it. you can send it to the government in the mail, to let them know that you want to stop primates being sold as pets. If you get 10,000 signatures the government must respond to you, but the more the better.

Why not take a trip to the Wildfutures monkey sanctuary who take in monkeys that were once pets and care for them. Wildfutuers also have their own petition that you can sign to ban primates as pets in the UK here.

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