Slaughtered: Trinity College experiments on 41 beagles

“Trinity College Dublin has spent over €600,000 in the past three years procuring 41 live beagle dogs, 69 pigs and over 16,000 mice for medical or scientific research, a Sunday Tribune investigation has established. According to figures obtained by this newspaper under the Freedom of Information Act, Trinity also bought more than 2,300 rats – and four rabbits – in that time. It is understood that most of the research funding comes from the government’s multimillion-euro Science Foundation Ireland initiative …” (more)

[John Downes, Tribune, 9 November]

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