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Cardiff Uni animal testing demo

Protests are being held over Cardiff University's record of experimentation on animals for research. Information released under the Freedom of Information Act revealed more than 50,000 animals were used for research there in 2011.

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Cardiff MP: Action needed to reduce animals used

Cardiff North MP Jonathan Evans said "we should be replacing experimentation on animals with as many alternatives as possible", and called for action to make steps in that direction.

He said "there should be much more done" by the research and the pharmaceutical industries "to ensure we cut down significantly on the number of animals that are used."

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