Learning Across Species Lines
We learn about people by studying animals. That happens all the time. Drugs are tested on mice, rats, and primates before they are tested on people.
The U.S cosmetics industry still tests their latest beauty product in rabbits’ eyes, to judge how irritating they are.
[You can opt out of this crazy practice. Buy from cruelty free manufacturers who don’t test this way.]
But, how about learning about animals from studying humans? [Read more…]