Animal Testing And Cruelty Should Be Banned Essay

1132 Words Jul 23rd, 2015 5 Pages
Animal Testing and Cruelty
In discussion of animal rights, one controversial issue has been if animal testing should be banned. On the one hand, many agree that animal testing contributes to many advances in science since it helps advance treatments and find new ways to prevent diseases. While on the other hand, others argue that animal testing is cruel and unnecessary because in most cases results aren 't always accurate. Others even maintain that animals and humans are completely different when it comes to ones anatomy and structure. My own view is that animal testing on chimpanzee’s should be banned because the testing is done repeatedly regardless of the fact that it won 't be effective for human consumption. During animal testing chimpanzee’s are the ones getting experimented often because they are the closest animal that can relate to a human. Due to that fact many researchers seem to rely on them to get accurate results. Yet there is no reason why to do testing repeatedly on these animals because it has been proven that there is no animals 100% compatible to a humans anatomy. As Dr. Jarrod Bailey states, "70 percent genetic likeness, identical genes don 't translate into identical gene expression. And, despite the apparent similarities, more than 40 million differences in three billion DNA molecules between chimps and humans adds up to a world of difference." ( Bailey). In other words the experimentation on…

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