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Topics: Animal testing, Science, Experiment Pages: 2 (414 words) Published: February 23, 2014
Persuasive essay

Throughout history, animal experimentation has played an important role in leading to new discoveries and human benefits. However, what many people tend to forget are the millions of animals that are tortured or killed during the process of these painful, deadly experiments. Many people seem to misunderstand animal nature and the laboratory procedures and techniques that are executed on the animals. The procedures are cruel, unreliable, and harmful. I think that the use of animals during experiments should be restricted for, many animals are killed or tortured while being tested, there are other possible materials that could be used while experimenting and experimenting with animals is not really efficient.

More than 100 thousand animals are poisoned, burned, crippled and abused in other ways in U.S. labs each year. Before their deaths, some are forced to inhale toxic fumes, others are immobilized in restraint devices for hours, some have holes drilled into their skulls, and others have their skin burned off or their spinal cords crushed.Imagine having to see this abuses done to the animals every single time scientists are experimenting with them. This cases are really nasty and unfair because we humans take advantage of our intelligence and superiority against them.This animals can't defend themselves and that's when the scientists take them to experiments.

Animals are not the only "object" or thing that can be used to experiment. Actually a few months ago the Director of Research Defence Society, (which exists to defend vivisection) was asked if medical progress could be achieved without animal use. His written reply was 'I am sure it could be'. The DRDS also said that at least 450 methods exist with which we can replace animal experiments. By using blood from human volunteers to test for the presence of fever-causing contaminants in intravenous medicines can save hundreds of thousands of rabbits each year from traditional...
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