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More Than 200,000 Animals Used in UBC Experiments in 2010
174 comments More Than 200,000 Animals Used in UBC Experiments in 2010
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In a move that took courage, the University of British Columbia recently released data on animal research. The numbers on the site, “The Role of Animals in Research,” are staggering. Each of the bold headings below is a statistic from the UBC SITE.

Animals involved in UBC research in 2010: 211,764

That number is a small percentage of the total used in testing, representing only one university. During that same year, another 3.7 million scientific experiments were carried out on animals in Great Britain.

I give UBC credit for courage because they would have known how appalling that number would be for people concerned about animal welfare. In explaining why animal research is essential, they state:

Medical milestones such as antibiotics, anesthetics, heart valve repl

they should
7 years ago

clone animals for testing,IF,it's really essential.

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