A whistleblower at the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has brought attention to the fact that a monkey accidentally strangled itself to death after she was strapped to cage and left unattended.
The USDA has cited the company for violating the Animal Welfare Act.
PETA wants to make sure that incidents like this don't go unnoticed, because it's not just this specific company, but many other huge companies that use all types of animals in tests and experiments.
Yes, their purpose is to keep people safe but in many instances there are non-biological simulators that can be used instead.
Maybe Woody Harrelson could write a letter like he did with the army??
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