Exemplification Essay: The Practice Of Animal Testing

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Their bodies lay like the living dead, oesophagi and arteries protruding like corrugated rubber tubing. It looked as if a special effects team had worked overtime for some Saturday night movie set, with blood dripping here, blood dripping there, blood dripping everywhere. But that smell of decay. That smell of decay could only come from recently slaughtered animals. In this case the corpses were still warm, blood thickening but not yet dried on their fur outside. All at one, hatred haunted my horrified brain. Surely this was murder most foul?
However, this was no crime, and is in fact something that happens perfectly legally, and continues to happen daily: animal testing.
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William Collins, a board approved doctor, explains why the use of animals actually slows down medical research. He says "the simplest explanation is that animal experiments provide misleading data. At best, they tell us a good deal about how animals experience disease, but they rarely tell us something of value that can be applied to humans. For example, when tobacco repeatedly failed in producing cancer for test subjects, warnings regarding the dangers of cigarettes were dismissed for many years. Animal tests provide additional information, but not a high level of…show more content…
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