Underwater Puking Goats No Longer Needed

goats puking underwater

The Ministry of Defence says it will abandon deep-diving experiments which involve inducing decompression sickness in live goats.

The animals were used to see what the likely risk of “the bends” would be following escape from a submarine at varying depths under water.

The information would help crews judge whether it would be safer to abandon a stricken vessel or wait to be rescued.

Animal rights campaigners say the move will “end decades of animal suffering”.

More than 400 such experiments have taken place since 2000.

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