AIDA has a deep commitment to educating the public in appreciation, respect and tolerance of all living things.
“Until we have the courage to recognize cruelty for what it is–whether its victim is human or animal–we cannot expect things to be much better in this world.” Rachael Carson
Perhaps many could find these beautiful creatures more appealing if they could think of them as ‘our North American monkeys’. They are nearly as clever, have the same manual dexterity, an excellent instinct for maternal parenting and are as much fun to watch as a barrel of monkeys. Oh…did we forget to mention that face?