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Monkey Business: W5

Catalogue Number:  CTV537
Producer:  CTV
Producing Agencies:  CTV
Subject:  Criminal Justice & Law, Science, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Sociology
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2012
Running Time:  20:00

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Scientists believe chimpanzees hold the key to curing some of the diseases plaguing mankind. But some believe the effects of experimentation on the chimps are too high a cost to pay for medical breakthroughs. The images of apparent cruelty against animals inside medical research facilities has many debating what it takes to advance medical science. But are the animals even necessary to carry out the research?

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