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Animal testing by Mind Map: Animal testing

1. Over 100 million animals are burned, crippled, poisoned, and abused in US labs every year.

1.1. there are animals dying and suffering because humans want to test chemicals and makeup and other harsh things on animals.

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2. Labs that use mice, rats, birds, reptiles and amphibians are exempted from the minimal protections under the Animal Welfare Act (AWA).

2.1. so AWA is the federal government allowing testing on certain animals

3. The real-life applications for some of the tested substances are as trivial as an “improved” laundry detergent, new eye shadow, or copycat drugs to replace a profitable pharmaceutical whose patent expired.

3.1. how would you test laundry detergent on animals?

3.1.1. they are testing knock off pharmaceuticals on animals.pharmaceuticals have a very hard impact on small animals compared to humans