Pet owner prosecuted for not providing his monkey with ‘environmental enrichment’

A deprived monkey landed his owner in the dock for not providing him with ‘environmental enrichment’ after the animal escaped into the wilds of Notting Hill, a court heard. Nicky the Marmoset was found by a member of the public after he broke out of Joseph Ghessen’s west London flat. It was handed to the RSPCA, who inspected Ghessen’s home on 9 June last year. They found his cage was too small, a UV light was not working, there was…

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