Animal Testing Essay

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Animal Testing
     
     More and more animals are being taken form their natural habitats and tested on every year. Researchers, scientists, and companies just trying to make new products are using animals to further their experiments. If animal testing continues to happen at this rate then their will be no animals left to use for food, study, or even for simple amusement. When the animals are being taken form their natural environments it harms the natural food chain and other ways of life. When people abusing the animal’s rights they make the animals suffer and decrease their overall population. Many people are trying to find ways to end this hurting of nature. Some people find
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(Hart, Snyder pg#1+) Many members of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA point out that chimpanzees share 98% of DNA with humans, but people still test on them. (Morrison pg#20+) Every $100 expended for health cost, only 40 cents goes to stopping lab testing. (Morrison pg#20+) 470 to 7,000 organizations share the world wide view that testing on animals is wrong.
      Many people believe that testing on animals for the sake of science and furthering our knowledge is ok. This is one of the main reason animals are being tested on.(Motavalli pg#26+) Some scientists try and prove that animals have no desires, memories, expectations, or even souls. A few even say that science they have no should they cannot think nor feel pain.(Balcombe pg#8+) Many people test on animals to see the side effects of new drugs and other substances.( Texley pg#1+) The national Science teachers association or NSTA found that new teachers had to be brought in to teach biology now a days because old teachers were not capable with teaching dissection. Even though some “researchers” say that testing on animals is for the good of science, it’s still not saving any lives.
     The animal testing has led to more diseases, groups tying to fight it, and groups supporting it. In the end it’s a lot of controversy that doesn’t need to happen. If people stop testing on animals then their will
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