Male baboon who escaped from Sydney hospital with his two “women” postponed a vasectomy after the adventure
A male baboon who evaded a vasectomy after escaping from a truck in the parking lot of a Sydney hospital will undergo surgery tomorrow.
The baboon, along with his two wives who provided “moral support” with him for a widespread police hunt when they fled the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital research center on Tuesday evening in Camperdown before they are recaptured.
New South Wales health minister, Brad Hazzard, has given an update on the escaped refugees, whose antics have made headlines around the world, and revealed that the male baboon actually has six wives.
Writing on Twitter Mr. Hazzard said the 15-year-old male baboon will now undergo his planned vasectomy Thursday.
He added that all three baboons were “healthy and at ease” after their “big day out” and would join their family (4 other females) after them. tomorrow’.
The escaped people enjoyed a hearty hearty breakfast on Wednesday, according to the health minister
After an exciting but short-lived adventure, the trio enjoyed a hearty breakfast with bananas, peppers, apple and bread.
The escapes were part of a colony bred in the facility of the National Health and Medical Research Council of the federal government in Wallacia in western Sydney.
NSW Greens Senator Mehreen Faruqi announced on Wednesday that she will move a motion in the Senate that recognizes baboons in Sydney and emphasizes the damage and suffering of animals.
“The government must invest in the methods and techniques needed to end the use of animals for research,” she tweeted.
A long-term story Change.org petition calling on the federal government to end medical experiments with primates has grown to more than 66,000 signatures after the failed escape bid.
A group of baboons (photo) has escaped from a research facility at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney in Camperdown
The petition was originally started a few years ago by Humane Research Australia, who now hope to make Australians more aware of the bleak future that the recaptured baboons are now facing.
“Although the industry is secretly shrouded, much of this research is funded by taxpayers through the National Health and Medical Research Council,” said chief executive Helen Marston in a statement.
“This is not just a cruel and unethical industry, it is a huge waste of precious resources – funding and time that could be better spent on research methods that apply to people – not a pseudo model of a person more likely to lead to erroneous data ‘
“Unfortunately, the three trapped baboons will now be imprisoned for life and subjected to invasive experiments.”
The escaped male baboon (photo) has his vasectomy rescheduled for Thursday
The baboons were free for more than an hour outside one of the busiest hospitals in Sydney before being recaptured by animal keepers and police in the parking lot of the hospital after getting up for 90 minutes.
The trio escaped through a truck door while being transported to the hospital.
Mr. Hazzard told me The Daily Telegraph that the 15-year-old man was accompanied by his two women to keep him comfortable for his operation.
“The two girls came as effectively as his wives to keep him company while he had his vasectomy, then they will all return home to his family group,” Mr. Hazzard said.
“He can stay there with his family without having more babies that can be problematic.”
Dramatic photos made the primates wander on Missenden Road.
A woman told 2GB Radio that her daughter, who is an occupational therapist with Royal Prince Alfred, had helped quarrel the baboons.
“She texted me,” Mom, they were psychotic, “she said.
Hazzard said the baboons are being used for medical research in the hospital.
“The research includes reproductive problems, kidney diseases, gestational diabetes, a whole range of research areas and with the conclusion of the research they return to the colony in West Sydney and usually just live their lives into old age,” he said.
NSW Police told Daily Mail Australia that nobody was injured during the recovery process.