Millions of animals suffer in cruel, outdated experiments every year across the globe.
An animal experiment is any scientific test in which a live animal is forced to undergo something that is likely to cause them pain, suffering, distress or lasting harm which is not for their benefit. These experiments include injecting or force-feeding animals with potentially harmful substances; surgically removing animals’ organs or tissues to cause damage, and subjecting animals to frightening situations to create anxiety and depression.
Animals used in experiments are usually bred for this purpose by the laboratory or in breeding facilities. Animal research can be a secretive business.
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