Baller: Animal Rights and Healthy Young Giraffe Essay

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Why we shouldn’t use animals in psychiatric research.

In the recent years they have recognized that animals rarely serve as good models for the human body.
These experiments are wasting lives: both human and animals.
Most animal experiments are not relevant to human health, they do not contribute meaningfully to medical advances and many are undertaken simply out of curiosity and do not even pretend to hold promise for curing illnesses.
Animal test are so un reliable
About 92% of all drugs that are shown to be safe an effective in animal test fail in human trials.
Animal research has been used for several centuries as part of efforts to better understand the world around us. More than 100,000,000 animals a year are used in animal testing, most of them put down once they are have been experimented on
We are a bit difference than animal’s because:
Their bodies resemble ours, as do their ways of conveying meaning.
They recoil from pain, appear to express fear of a tormentor,
Appear to take pleasure in activities.
The point of animal research is that animals are harmed
Even if they don’t suffer in the experiment, almost all are killed afterwards.
With 115 million animals used a year this is a big problem
Animal testing is not cheap, so stop wasting money on experimenting on animals , for your own curiosity and use that money on human research
It’s not right so don’t do it easy as that
The same outcry was heard when a healthy young giraffe named Marius, who had the wrong genes for the facility's breeding program, was killed with a bolt to his head—so as not to contaminate his body with poisons. The giraffe was publicly dissected and then fed to the zoo's carnivores, including lions.
None of the deaths were euthanasia, which is a mercy killing when an animal is suffering or lingering near death and must be "put down," as zoos always refer to such situations.
Rather, it was "zoothanasia," or killing done by zoo