Federal authorities cite UW for research monkey death
SEATTLE -- Federal regulators have cited the University of Washington for allowing a research monkey to die of thirst. Our news partner The Seattle Times reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture animal welfare inspection report says that keepers noticed an 8-year-old female pigtail macaque was lethargic on Jan. 8. The animal was found to be severely dehydrated and died within an hour.
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