World China: Live pigs are used as crash test dummies and killed in 'cruel' 30mph simulations

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    Animal rights activists have reacted with fury after it emerged that researchers in China have been using live pigs as crash test dummies.

    Fifteen immature pigs were strapped in for high-speed simulations in a test which killed seven of them immediately.

    The animals were denied food and water for hours before the tests and suffered a range of injuries including bleeding, laceration and internal bruising.

    Pigs and other animals were previously used in crash tests in the United States but the practice was ended in the 1990s.

    Read more here. (Daily Mail)
     

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