Kōrero: Animal welfare and rights

Animals in experiments

Animals in experiments

This photograph, taken at Otago University in the 1970s, shows a mouse or young rat being used in a scientific experiment. Animals such as rats and mice are often specially bred for tests of various kinds. In New Zealand from the 1980s opposition to the use of animals in experiments gathered momentum, with the establishment or re-establishment of anti-vivisection groups.

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Reference: AAQT 6401/A45,581

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Animal welfare and rights - Animal liberation and animal rights', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41785/animals-in-experiments (accessed 30 July 2021)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 1 Jul 2017