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Research Chimpanzees May Get a Break

  • Frans B. M. de Waal mail

    dewaal@emory.edu

    Affiliation: Living Links, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: March 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001291

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Needs clarification

Posted by dario on 12 May 2012 at 18:03 GMT


I applaud Prof de Waal for participating in the important debate on the ethics of animal experimentation.

I agree we owe chimps high moral consideration. But I also think the ethical arguments put forward here are vague, confusing and require clarification, as I describe in more detail here:

http://speakingofresearch...

No competing interests declared.