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Matthew Block

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    November 1, 2013

    Animal Activists Arrested While Protesting Monkey Importer Worldwide Primates

    It's been a strange week in monkey-related news here in Miami. On Wednesday, state investigators announced they had shut down a black market monkey emporium. Meanwhile, details of a second set of monkey-involved arrests are leaking out. Also on Wednesday, Miami-Dade Police arrested members of anima ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013
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    July 25, 2013
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    August 10, 1995

    Monkey See, Monkey Do, Monkey Sue

    How does a primate end up at the center of a courtroom battle? When animal dealer Matthew Block is involved, it's not so difficult

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    July 6, 1995

    Lock a Block

    An appeals court nudges convicted orangutan smuggler Matthew Block a little closer to prison

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    June 15, 1994

    The Mysterious Mexican Gorilla Caper

    A notorious animal smuggler. Some eager buyers. A bizarre sting operation. A dark and stormy night. No wonder the jurors could hardly believe what they were hearing.

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    March 16, 1994

    Mad Dog Bites No More

    In the latest twist to the Bangkok Six orangutan-smuggling case, Matthew Block's flamboyant defense lawyer takes his own life

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    June 16, 1993

    Birds Do It, Bees Do it

    But is that any excuse for Matthew Block's lawyer to send Shirley McGreal a card that shows zebras doing it?

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    April 28, 1993

    Gorilla Warfare: Part 2

    Ape trader Matthew Block has been sentenced in the case of the Bangkok Six. But the monkey business continues.

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    April 7, 1993

    Gorilla Warfare

    Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.

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    October 14, 1992

    Dead On Arrival, 119 Times Over

    Indonesian crab-eating macaques are favored by medical researchers. But if Miami primate dealer Matthew Block's late-August shipment was bound for the lab, it never got that far.

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    December 11, 1991
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    December 4, 1991
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    November 27, 1991
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    November 20, 1991
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