Shutterstock Bans Images Of Ape And Monkey “Actors”

Posted on 12/18/2017 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (1)

After PETA (People For Ethical Treatment Of Animals) pointed out that monkeys and great apes suffer immensely when used for photo shoots—and that images of these animals in unnatural settings can harm conservation efforts and bolster the illegal wildlife trade—Shutterstock agreed to remove and ban all such photographs and videos of these species from its collection as well as from those of its subsidiary Bigstock.


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