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May 17, 2020 - The Daily Mail

Oregon lab is forcing pregnant monkeys 'to eat lard and become nicotine and alcohol addicts'

Oregon lab is forcing pregnant monkeys 'to eat lard and become nicotine and alcohol addicts'
Milo, One of the VictimsCredit: PETA

An Oregon lab with a history of animal mistreatment has been accused of performing 'cruel' experiments on pregnant monkeys including forcing them to eat lard and turning them into nicotine and alcohol addicts.

The National Primate Research Center in Hillsboro, based at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), has been slammed by animal rights group PETA for its lab experiments on Japanese macaques - experiments that are partly paid for by taxpayer money.

In April, a judge ordered the facility to hand over footage of the experiments. This comes after the facility has been plagued by scandals, including being found guilty of 12 violations of animal welfare in the last three years alone and claims that monkeys have died at the lab due to botched experiments.

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