Key words Religion and animal rights

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Animal Experimentation

Define animal experimentation

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Animal Experimentation

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Experiments carried out using animals as the test subject, e.g. for testing cosmetic toxicity or for new drugs.

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Animal Rights

Define animal rights

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Animal Rights

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The rights animals have to live without cruelty, and to have good treatment

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Battery Farming

Define Battery Farming

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Battery Farming

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Farming where the animals are kept in small pens or cages and are prevented from roamong freely

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Bull-fighting

What is Bull-fighting

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Bull-fighting

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A sport in which trained matadors fight bulls, usualy leading to the bull's death.

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Cloning

What is Cloning

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Cloning

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Producing an organism exactly identical to another asexualy

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Companionship

Define companionship

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Companionship

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Living with, or keeping somone company, e.g. a pet cat

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Extinction

What is extinction?

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Extinction

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Where a whole species has been wiped out so that no more exist, and in the future cannot exist again

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Free Range Farming

What is free range farming

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Free Range Farming

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farming where the animals are allowed to roam in the open

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Fur trade

What is the fur-trade?

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Fur trade

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an industry which breeds animals to sell their fur in clothing, etc.

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Genetic modification

What is genetic modification?

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Genetic modification

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where DNA is taken and adjusted then reinserted in to an egg, which is then placed into an animal's womb to produce a replica of the original

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Hunting

What is hunting

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Hunting

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the practice of pursing an animal with the intention to kill and catch it

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Ivory trade

What is the ivory trade

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Ivory trade

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illegal industry which sells items made from ivory , e.g. elephant tusks

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Presevation of species

What is meant by the "presevaition of species"

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Presevation of species

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actions taken to keep a species in existance, e.g. zoo breeding programes for endangered animals

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Status of animals

What is meant by the status of animals

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Status of animals

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the value animals have, which then decides their rights, e.g. are they as valuable as humans, or not?

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Vegan diet

What is a vegan diet

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Vegan diet

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a diet which does not contain any meat, meat products or dairy products

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Vegetarian diet

What is a vegetarian diet

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Vegetarian diet

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a diet that does not include meat or meat products

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Zoo

What is a zoo?

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Zoo

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public place where animals are kept for the general public to see

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Comments

self-confessed worrier :/

great for revision of key terms :) thanks :)

Sienna Jones

Great for revision, a few spelling errors though. :)

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