Just about 50,000 animals have been murdered in trials by military researchers at a top-secret government investigate base, it tends to be uncovered, reports The SUN.
Researchers shot pigs with explosives, contaminated monkeys with biological weapons and harmed guinea pigs with nerve gas at the administration’s top-secret Defense Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down in Wiltshire.
The base is the place researchers likewise affirmed that the nerve gas Novichok was utilized to harm Sergei and Yulia Skripal and murder Dawn Sturgess,
Official figures demonstrate that somewhere in the range of 2010 and 2017, 48,400 animals were slaughtered.
According to the SUN, The slaughtered animals were utilized in an assortment of tests in which researchers shot, exploded, gassed and harmed with substance as a component of the Ministry of Defense’s secret weapons’ examination program.
The MOD protects the work on, asserting it gives specialists and doctors crucial preparing which has helped spare the lives of British troops harmed in fight.
Be that as it may, animal rights activists and animal rights campaigners guarantee the examinations are superfluous and the numbers being executed are “disturbing”
Animal Aid’s Jessamy Korotoga said: “Animals suffer and die in so many different types of animal experiments, but there is something especially dark and troubling about warfare experiments.
“To expose live animals deliberately to compounds, simulated blasts and biological pathogens which are known, and indeed developed, to cause extreme suffering and death, is morally unconscionable.”
In cruel tests, monkeys were infused with “biological weapons, while researchers recorded the dimensions of agony experienced by the animals and to what extent they took to die.