Laurie Pycroft On Animal Testing

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Laurie Pycroft, an advocate for animal rights states, “Humans differ from other animals anatomically, genetically and metabolically, meaning data derived from animals cannot be extrapolated to humans with sufficient accuracy”(Pycroft, Laurie, and Helen Marston). This is just one of the many reasons as to why animals should not be tested on. Testing on animals leads to problems down the road for when it has been approved for human test trials. The way these animals are used and kept is deplorable and inhumane as well. Animals should not be tested on in laboratories because they cannot be used to accurately test new drugs meant for humans.

On March 3rd, 2006 six participants in a London drug trial had been approved to begin human trials
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