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ANIMALS IN RESEARCH 1 Animals in Research: Rhesus Monkeys: English: Report March 14, 2010 Aisha
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ANIMALS IN RESEARCH 2 Animals in Research: Rhesus Monkeys: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Syracuse Animal Rights Organization (SARO) and many other organizations play a major role in protecting animals all around the globe and has changed people’s ethical perspective of animals. However, there are others who do not consider such ethical values and obligations towards animals, assuming that they are defend less, useless creatures. This false impression can be refuted by the fact that animals, from whichever species, provide very useful components for the laboratory analysis of numerous products, either cosmetic or medical, and studying certain diseases. For instance, rhesus monkeys are used in the study of polio. To explain, it is confirmed that scientists injected material from the spinal cord of patients dying from polio and found that it caused paralysis in monkeys. It was discovered later
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