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posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 12:30 AM
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Super intelligent baboons infect the world population with an experimental black project Ebola and Bird Flu All-in-One vaccine.


Baboons Work Together To Escape From Biomedical Testing Facility



Using just a 55-gallon barrel, three baboons liberated themselves the confines of a biomedical research facility this weekend for about half an hour before they were captured and returned to incarceration.

Texas Biomedical Research Institute (TBRI) holds about 2,500 animals, including 1,100 baboons, which the facility uses to test vaccines and drug therapies. The baboons are contained in a large open pen filled with concrete tubes, climbing structures (literal monkey bars), and, until this week, blue 55-gallon barrels filled with grains so animals can roll them around to shake out food—an effort to mimic foraging.

This large open-air enclosure has inward-leaning walls, which have prevented animals from escaping since it was built about 35 years ago. But on Saturday one baboon learned to put a barrel upright and use it to get to the top of the wall. Then three other baboons monkey-saw and monkey-did.

Four baboons scaled the wall, but one returned on its own volition. The remaining three were apprehended by members of the animal care and animal capture team, which wore protective suits and masks. San Antonio news outlet KSAT reported that witnesses were concerned the baboons were carrying infectious disease. A news release from TBRI stated that the baboons weren’t infected.


gizmodo.com...




posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 12:38 AM
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There are monkeys in southern Texas that escaped from research facilities decades ago.
I'm not sure if they got rounded up, died off, or survived and thrived.
I believe there is a similar issue in Florida.



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 12:43 AM
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a reply to: GenerationGap

I have been trying to come up with a joke for this but I got nothing.
Those rebellious little craps better get grounded for this stunt. That is unacceptable behavior no matter what you are.



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 12:46 AM
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a reply to: GenerationGap

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posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 01:29 AM
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originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: GenerationGap

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Baboons are Old World monkeys belonging to the genus Papio, part of the subfamily Cercopithecinae which are found natively in very specific areas of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. The five species are some of the largest non-hominoid members of the primate order.
They haven't earned ape status yet.



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 01:29 AM
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edit on 18-4-2018 by skunkape23 because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 01:35 AM
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posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 01:44 AM
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originally posted by: skunkape23
There are monkeys in southern Texas that escaped from research facilities decades ago.
I'm not sure if they got rounded up, died off, or survived and thrived.
I believe there is a similar issue in Florida.


They sadly and most probably and unfortunately died off if they were not captured and brought back to the research facilty.

Lab primates (which are 99 per-cent lab bred nowadays) undergo strict standard operating procedures when it comes to husbandry and feeding and are (in general) fed their daily rations at the same time every day.

They do however (and fortunately).... AND by law are given enrichment, (hence the blue barrels with grains inside)...

The animals have no chance in the wild as they are conditioned (under the best possible conditions) to live this way..

There are specialist companies dealing with primate (or should I say "Lab animal enrichment") and most of those companies have primatologists or veterinary surgeons specialised in lab animal ethics and well being.

For the record : It is normal that animal handlers wore "hazmat" suits as even though the baboons may have been lab bred primates who have had a total health screening from A to Z, there is always a risk of contracting what is called a ZOONOSIS :

What is a Zoonosis :

Over 200 diseases are currently classified as zoonoses. Common examples include tick-born illnesses such as Lyme disease, wildlife-transmitted illnesses such as rabies, farm animal-transmitted diseases such as bovine tuberculosis from cattle, and mosquito-transmitted diseases such as West Nile virus, malaria, and yellow fever. Zoonotic diseases can be global, or they can be inherent to a specific region of the world.

The number of zoonotic diseases may increase as rates of worldwide travel, globalization of markets, and human destruction of animal habitat continue to rise.

Link : www.news-medical.net...

Zoonoses are actually quite ripe in open air enclosures such as the one mentioned in this thread so I am not surprised that animal handlers wore protective clothing.

Kindest respects

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edit on 18-4-2018 by Lagomorphe because: Crap spelling



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 02:11 AM
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originally posted by: skunkape23
There are monkeys in southern Texas that escaped from research facilities decades ago.
I'm not sure if they got rounded up, died off, or survived and thrived.
I believe there is a similar issue in Florida.


The ones in Florida are apparently not dying off, and oh yeah, are contagious:

www.tampabay.com...


Wildlife managers in Florida say they want to remove roaming monkeys from the state in light of a new study published Wednesday that finds some of the animals are excreting a virus that can be dangerous to humans.



The animals' forebears were brought to an island in the Silver River early in the 1930s as a tourist attraction due to the popularity of the Tarzan movies.

But there was human error in that plan.

"They didn't know monkeys could swim," O'Lenick said. Now there are believed to be about 175 in Silver Springs State Park.

While there are no official statistics on monkey attacks on humans in the park, a state-sponsored study in the 1990s found 31 monkey-human incidents, with 23 resulting in human injury between 1977 and 1984.



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 02:32 AM
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originally posted by: GenerationGap

originally posted by: skunkape23
There are monkeys in southern Texas that escaped from research facilities decades ago.
I'm not sure if they got rounded up, died off, or survived and thrived.
I believe there is a similar issue in Florida.


The ones in Florida are apparently not dying off, and oh yeah, are contagious:

www.tampabay.com...


Wildlife managers in Florida say they want to remove roaming monkeys from the state in light of a new study published Wednesday that finds some of the animals are excreting a virus that can be dangerous to humans.



The animals' forebears were brought to an island in the Silver River early in the 1930s as a tourist attraction due to the popularity of the Tarzan movies.

But there was human error in that plan.

"They didn't know monkeys could swim," O'Lenick said. Now there are believed to be about 175 in Silver Springs State Park.

While there are no official statistics on monkey attacks on humans in the park, a state-sponsored study in the 1990s found 31 monkey-human incidents, with 23 resulting in human injury between 1977 and 1984.




However : Human cases of the virus have been rare, with about 50 documented worldwide, and there have been no known transmissions of it to people from wild rhesus macaques in Florida or elsewhere.

Let me underline this part of the article that you provided : However, the researchers say the issue has not been thoroughly studied.

You could also die (and I am sure that there are more cases of these types of death in your neck of the woods) from the yearly flu or a good case of gastroenteritis contracted from another (Genus Homo) primate.

The incidents cited are probably and mainly due to interactive behavior between our two species leading to scratch/pulling or bite injuries etc...

I would like to see the state sponsored study dating from the 1990s, can't seem to find it for some strange reason...! Wonder why?

Kindest respects

Lags
edit on 18-4-2018 by Lagomorphe because: Crap editing



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 02:40 AM
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someone says -" here hold my beer "


looks like the apes were smarter than the humans thought .



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 03:24 AM
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originally posted by: skunkape23
There are monkeys in southern Texas that escaped from research facilities decades ago.
I'm not sure if they got rounded up, died off, or survived and thrived.
I believe there is a similar issue in Florida.


Florida hosts naturalized troops of about 10 different ape / monkey / baboon species.

Although they were mostly to do with entrepreneurs releasing them as tourist gimmicks the ones I've seen detailed stories of their origins.



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 04:13 AM
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a reply to: GenerationGap

"How Every Apocalypse Starts"

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posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 04:39 AM
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I hope I live to see the day when aliens cage us up and experiment on us.

I'll just say it's karma...as I get rectally analyzed by some reptilian



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 04:47 AM
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a reply to: odzeandennz

For the right price, I'm sure you could find someone to put on an alien mask and....uh....yeah.



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 05:54 AM
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originally posted by: odzeandennz
I hope I live to see the day when aliens cage us up and experiment on us.

I'll just say it's karma...as I get rectally analyzed by some reptilian

Alien scientist to colleague...
"Yeah Z'irxlevlort, I know it looks like they're trying to communicate but its a well known fact that earthlings exhibit little to no signs of intelligence, I mean why else would they tie their world economy to fossil fuels, then spend large parts of that same economy on constant war...for fossil fuels? Amiright??. OK back to work you lot, these earthlings aren't gonna vivisect themselves... Snort!"



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 09:32 AM
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The Army is coming and this will be a Planet of the Apes...



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 02:04 PM
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a reply to: Allaroundyou

A barrel of monkeys? IDK



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 05:51 PM
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a reply to: Lagomorphe

Do you think you could duff up a baboon if it came at you?.
What is the best place to kick if faced by one also?.
You know just incase.



posted on Apr, 18 2018 @ 10:05 PM
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originally posted by: testingtesting
a reply to: Lagomorphe

Do you think you could duff up a baboon if it came at you?.
What is the best place to kick if faced by one also?.
You know just incase.


Slap them in the throat. Then kick them on their hand all along screaming “I hope you can’t pay your mortgage next month”.



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