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Animal rights group plan appeal of chimps ruling

Animal rights group planning three appeals

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Lawyers with the Nonhuman Rights Project haven’t had much luck in court with their recent attempt to get four New York chimpanzees defined as people under the law. Last month, the group filed three lawsuits over four chimpanzees across the state, including 26-year-old Tommy, who reportedly lives in a cage behind the Circle L Trailer company on Route 30 in Fulton County. The group demanded the chimpanzees be released into a primate sanctuary on habeas ...

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