Have You Heard Of The Frog Ranch?

Frogs are raised for medical testing

When you think of a ranch, you usually picture cattle, horses and maybe sheep--at least, that's what I picture when I hear the word. How many of us think of frogs, though? An actual frog ranch exists. Its operators raise frogs to sell to universities, labs, hospitals and other medical facilities that test on the animals, selling them for research purposes. 

It's sad to think of where frogs used for vivisection come from at all, even if they're being used to save lives. Some studies show that computer simulations are far more accurate, at least for certain conditions, and many places have phased out animal testing altogether--especially in the cosmetic world.

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