Animal Testing Should Be Banned

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Animals Have Feelings Too! In the world we live in today there is a pet present in over fifty-one percent of the families. Because we are talking about in the world the types of pets can ran range from a cat or dog to a giraffe or elephant. To the owners of these animals they are not just pets, but members of their family. Considering these animals are looked after as if they were children; would you like for your child to be a test dummy for products of cosmetic and military supply? Sensible beings will say no because it would be considered inhumane. It should not be any different for animals. Just as we have senses and feelings animals have the same if not a more intense version. Animals require more space to live efficiently, the ability to be in their natural habitat to learn survival as well as a social life; their constant inclination to extinction is growing and military testing is shortening their lifespan, animals feel just as a human which is why animal testing should be banned. Animals are should accumulate a certain percentage of physical activity per day in order to maintain good health. “In the wild, elephants roam as much as 30 miles a day, snacking on lush foliage, bathing in water holes (Lemonick2006).” Zoos attempt to recreate a wildlife setting that can shelter animals and keep them from being used for testing however many attempts are unsuccessful due to lack of storage and space available for their necessary exercise. These generally do not work
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