Ricky Gervais is backing a new campaign by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) calling for an end to the international monkey trade that exports baby monkeys, who are then used for research or imprisoned for breeding. Gervais signed on with “Stop the Baby Trade” after hearing about the brutality inflicted on monkeys as they are taken from their families and forced into captivity. “Imprisoning monkeys and snatching their babies is a disgusting way to treat other primates,” Gervais said.
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