Letter: Animal wrongs
Friday 11 December 1998
The greatest harm inflicted by human expansion is not any pain inflicted on individual animals during experiments, but the continuing extinction of vast numbers of species -mainly insects and therefore not an emotive subject for campaigning - by human expansion worldwide. This tragedy is far greater and breaches a higher right: that of species not to be wiped out. Those who cry out about "torture" would do better to protest against genocide.
St Albans, Hertfordshire
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